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Drug slang A regional term for crack cocaine
Graduate education A popular term for the ‘mad rush’ to secure a residency slot by US medical students who didn’t get one through the Match

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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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Rhine and Bhuvan (2015), established that the scrambling method can withstand tougher third party intrusions compared to the replacement method, hence our choice.
In Section 3, the main idea of the proposed algorithm two-dimensional Sine Logistic Henon Map (2D-SLHM), and the steps of scrambling and deciphering are outlined.
The data scrambling module allows companies to mix data rows, generate new sequences for data such as credit card companies and generally make data anonymous, while still retaining the initial data structure sufficient to validate any test program.
In theory, only the person or machine doing the scrambling and the recipient of the cyphertext know how to decrypt or unscramble the data since it will have been encrypted using an agreed-upon set of keys.
Scrambling involves hiking or climbing over rough or rocky terrain - usually off-trail - and requires agility, a good sense of balance and route-finding skills.
Empirical data from the West Germanic languages are particularly challenging in this respect, showing the possibility of free argument serialization in the computational system, a phenomenon usually referred to as scrambling in the literature.
Once the money was thrown, the crowd became frantic, scrambling for the bills and coupons.
Its ScramblePad is an access control reader that scrambles the digits on the control pad so bystanders cannot learn the code by watching the pattern; scrambling also prevents a wear pattern on the buttons.
He fell from the peak at Bristly Ridge, in Glyder Fawr, Snowdonia, while scrambling with a friend, sustaining head, leg and facial injuries.
Three years ago, a federal court agreed with Playboy Enterprises that the scrambling rule, passed by Congress Court upheld the ruling last year, but it has taken until now for the FCC to officially get rid of the regulation.
Fabricated in a leading edge 0.15 micron process, the framer-mapper is a highly integrated device that provides section, line and path overhead processing as well as frame synchronous scrambling and de-scrambling for quad STS-192.
This left health departments and providers scrambling to find ways to provide treatment to the women diagnosed with cancer.