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Graduate education A popular term for the 'mad rush' to secure a residency slot by US medical students who did not obtain a position through the Match. See Match.
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On September 22 NATO fighter jets were scrambled to intercept one A-50 flying from Kaliningrad to mainland Russia (with a flight plan, not using onboard transponder, keeping radio contact with air traffic control), and one Tu-134 which flew from Kaliningrad to mainland Russia without a flight plan, with switched on onboard transponder and maintaining radio contact.
By the time he returned my scrambled egg was a pancake.
For plain scrambled eggs I like to add a little knob of butter or a splash of cream at the end to give the eggs a rich, creamy finish.
By adding the cream you lower the temperature and stop the cooking process, leaving a soft, subtle, velvety scrambled egg that is not rubbery, grey or over cooked.
Japan's Air Self-Defense Force (ASDF) scrambled aircraft 220 times in fiscal 1998, 60 more than in the previous year, the Air Staff Office said Friday.
His Act I fight with Jonathan Harker (John Welker) was spine chilling, as Harker, shiftless but otherwise in business attire, scrambled on the defensive, looking horrified, small, and achingly vulnerable, especially against the larger-than-life hollows of Lez Brotherston's chilling set.
Or that two scrambled eggs have more calories--and fat--than four strips of bacon?
According to a representative with the Cellular Centre in Sudbury, a call scrambled by an EPU can be received by a cellular phone which is not EPU-equipped.
From September 11 to 17 fighter aircraft conducting the NATO Air Policing Mission in the Baltic states were scrambled eight times to intercept military aircraft of the Russian Federation in international airspace over the Baltic Sea.
based Crystal Farms has introduced Crystal Farms Scrambled Egg Patties.
2 eggs scrambled with 20g butter and milk on slice of buttered white toast, cup of tea.
TWO lifeboats, a rescue helicopter and coastguard teams were scrambled after two people were spotted cut off by the tide last night.