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push

Drug slang verb A street term, to sell drugs Nursing See IV push.
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push

(push)
1. To apply a force that tends to move an object away from the source of the force.
2. The power or act of applying such a force.
[M.E. pusshen, fr. L. pulso, to push]
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push

(poosh) [ME. pushen]
1. To inject rapidly.
2. A substance that is rapidly injected.
3. A bolus.
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Q. part of my daily rutin is that every morning i exercise for about an hour by jogging and push ups and other things ... is it enough to keep my health straight and level ?and also , is it enough for fitness ambition ? do i need to envolve other things with my work out ???

A. a proper diet,like watching what u eat,drink alot of water,eat more fruits,watch your carbs and calories

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The Newcastle owner was pushing at an open door with the broadcaster, who gave him the red carpet treatment on Thursday.
So by the time they sit around a table to do the nittygritty usually they are pushing at an open door.
But ministers might well find they were pushing at an open door. Employers are desperate for well-trained and disciplined youngsters who may not know every detail about Tudor history, but can slot right into a workplace.
Speaking to the Chronicle about the plans, he said: "To be honest, we were pushing at an open door when we first mentioned the plans.
WITH the smoking ban under 100 days away, public health minister Caroline Flint has boasted she is "pushing at an open door" because the public is behind her.
With the campaigning Sunday Mirror - with its vast readership and proud history - on our side, I think we are pushing at an open door.
Minority government or not, Sturgeon is clearly pushing at an open door on a more progressive tax regime that asks those who can afford it to contribute a little more.
But he may be pushing at an open door, as Labour argues that young people today are already aware of how the job market works and understand that their best bet is to learn skills which are directly related to life in the workplace.
Dr Knapman will be widely seen as pushing at an open door on the issue of the burden of unnecessary and often confusing police guidelines.
Fair Trials Abroad, which is representing Steven Toplass, believes it is 'pushing at an open door' in attempts to persuade the Foreign Office to plead for clemency.
Fair Trials Abroad, which is representing haulier Steven Toplass, believes it is "pushing at an open door" in its attempts to persuade the Foreign Office to plead for clemency.