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loads

Etymology: AS, lad, support
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Usage notes: slang.
a fixed combination of a sedative hypnotic (glutethimide) and a major opioid analgesic (codeine), which is taken orally by drug abusers for a euphoric effect reported to be similar to that produced by heroin but longer lasting. Toxicity may develop, characterized by nystagmus, slurred speech, seizures, coma, pulmonary edema, or sudden apnea and death. Detoxification of an addicted person is managed under close medical supervision with methadone and phenobarbital, as sudden withdrawal can cause death.
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Among people who haven't started antiretroviral therapy, every 10-fold higher current viral load corresponded to an average 106-cell greater drop in CD4 count over the next year.
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The model regulation provided that loads blocked from forward movement by a bulkhead or other adequately secured loads would require only one tie-down for every 10 feet or fraction of length.
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Software packages to help optimize load patterns also are available from many vendors and consultants.
To fit the load, Messervy employed a nesting principle.
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