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Drug slang A regional term for crack cocaine
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(the) 'scramble'

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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According to the report, the latest quarterly number was up from 54 scrambles for the July-September period and 15 for April-June.
These are defensive reactions to a scramble. These reactions should be honed early in the season and drilled periodically.
Defenders must know which way the quarterback likes to scramble. Does he like to go left or right?
In the central Cascades, her "best scrambles" include Belknap Crater, Little Brother, Middle Sister, South Sister, The Wife, Broken Top, Tam McArthur Rim and Broken Hand, Mount Bachelor, Mount Yoran, Diamond Peak, Cowhorn Mountain, Mount Bailey and Mount Thielsen.
(6) Of course, such an analysis leaves open the question of why DEFINITES scramble in the first place.
The court said that while she assumed the risk of being hit by a batted ball in sitting where she did, she couldn't be expected to guess that the fans would scramble for the foul ball with such unusual violence that she would be injured.
figure By PETER KAGWANJA Ahead of the 2022 elections, Kenya is in the throes of a new scramble for Mount Kenya communities akin to the global surge of foreign interests in Africa.
Pleasant, MI, July 14, 2014 --( Sign-up is currently underway for the 2014 GAM Scramble State Championship Local Qualifier, an event taking place on Sunday, July 20 at Bucks Run Golf Club.
The most exhilarating time for Golfers at the OER CEO 2012 will begin when they compete with their fellow golfers for the thrilling new format known as the 18-hole Texas Scramble golf.
By using the Scramble Scoop[R] device, golfers can reportedly easily pick up grounded golf balls while in a moving cart--without bending, leaning, or stretching.
The file shredder's mission is to scramble files before deletion, making them garbled and unreadable.