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mainline

(mān′līn′)
v. main·lined, main·lining, main·lines Informal
v.tr.
To inject (an illegal or addictive drug, such as heroin) directly into a major vein.
v.intr.
To inject a drug intravenously.

main′lin′er n.

mainline

A regional term most commonly used as a verb in the drug subculture, meaning to inject a drug, usually understood to be illicit (e.g., heroin).

mainline

Drug slang verb To inject a drug
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In the past 10 years, Mainline has expanded to the west, including areas just Outside the Delta, and now operates 10 school-based clinics as well as the primary clinics on a total annual budget of about $11 million.
Even more recently, America's Changing Religious Landscape survey (Pew Research Centre 2015) found that when Protestantism is treated as a single religious group (comprised of Mainline, Conservative, and Historically Black Protestant denominations), 34% of American adults of all faiths have changed their religious affiliation from that in which they were raised (Pew Research Centre 2015: 33; cf.
"Subject to the necessary approvals, we expect the Merrick Mainline to begin service in the first quarter of 2020."
'This new pipeline infrastructure will be a vital addition to the Canadian Mainline system to meet the needs of Ontario and Quebec gas consumers,' said Russ Girling, TransCanada's president and chief executive officer.
A separate surcharge will apply to all barrels moving on the Canadian mainline at the Canadian local toll, and another surcharge will apply to the international joint toll (IJT) applicable to all barrels that travel on both the Canadian and US mainlines.
Should the open season yield long-term commitments sufficient to justify reconstruction of all or a portion of the mainline, Midla will begin the regulatory process to allow reconstruction to begin in late spring or early summer.
S&T Bancorp announced plans to acquire Mainline Bancorp in September 2011, saying it will pay about USD21.5m (EUR16.2m) in cash and stock for the peer.
The acquisition will see eight branches of Mainline Bancorp being converted to branches of S&T Bancorp.
Mainline revenue passenger miles increased by 3.8% and mainline available seat miles grew by 3.1% during January 2012 compared to January 2011.
Mainline Information Systems(TM), a leading provider of IBM servers, storage and software solutions, has announced a partnership with Applicure Technologies whereby Mainline will offer Applicure's award-winning dotDefender software to their clients looking for a cost effective solution to application security and compliance needs.
Turning around the Mainline: How Renewal Movements are Changing the Church.
Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson has reaffirmed his plans to bid for the East Coast Mainline franchise.