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fallout

noun a bleak outcome, a deleterious outcome, a deleterious outgrowth, a malignant scenario, an extremely unfortunate sequence of events, deleterious aftermath, deleeerious developments, deleterious effects, deleterious results, grave consequences, important and significant effects
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The NADP network allows scientists to sample fallout at a wide range of sites, including rural and isolated areas.
The successful launch of Fallout 3 by Bethesda Softworks follows the success of The Elder Scrolls(R) IV: Oblivion(R), which remains one of the highest scoring games ever published and earned "Game of the Year" honors in 2006.
It's from the moment the door opens to the outside world that you get a scale of just how bleak life is in Fallout 3.
British medical researcher and toxicologist Dick van Steenis told the news magazine that the death of Blair's mother from thyroid cancer could have been caused by the family's exposure to the radioactive fallout.
A research team led by Michio Aoyama, a senior researcher at the agency's Meteorological Research Institute, says scientists may need to review current estimates that fallout accounted for about 10 percent of environmental radiation exposure for those living in the Northern Hemisphere.
The fallout from a July 31 Vatican document, in which the Roman Catholic Church strongly denounced gay marriage and adoption by gays, continues to spread.
OTTAWA -- Hospitals and the public health care system are bearing the costly, fallout for an explosion in multiple births that is driven largely by the private fertility industry, Dr.
Amid the economic and political fallout that descends when a bubble bursts, it is a valiant central banker who resists the pressure to intervene.
After such a program is there any wonder that the RCIA fallout after one year is 50%?
NUCLEAR fallout from the Chernobyl explosion may have contaminated Merseyside farmland.
One Nation Underground: The Fallout S he her in American Culture.
commenting on the project's timing, said, "With the fallout from September 11 and the Enron demise, corporations worldwide are facing a watershed in recognizing the need for strong risk management systems.