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n. street slang for methamphetamine, a drug in a chrystaline form which supposedly stimulates the senses, is popular with some illicit drug users, and is addictive. It smells bad, has serious unhealthy side effects, and its possession, use and sale without a prescription are all crimes. (See: narcotics, controlled substance)

See: dispatch, expedite, haste, hasten, help, organize, precipitate, promote, race
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The speed bump and 20mph zone have had a noticeable effect, added Cllr Rose.
The Market-Wide Speed Bump is activated automatically if these thresholds are breached for multiple products within a specified time period, and all quotes for that market maker are then inactivated.
A combination of potholed roads, more speed bumps and lighter automotive parts are wreaking havoc on motorists' cars, as well as their purses.
Patients were classed as "speed bump positive" if their pain worsened while travelling over speed bumps or "speed bump negative" if they did not.
London, December 18 ( ANI ): Experiencing pain when travelling over speed bumps is associated with an increased likelihood of acute appendicitis, according to a new study.
HUNDREDS of requests for speed bumps were made by residents in the first half of the year, it has been revealed.
Eyewitnesses told Daily News Egypt that the clashes started when the two families fought over three speed bumps built by Alaa Rida Roushdy, National Democratic Party candidate for the 2010 parliamentary elections and member of the Coptic family, in front of his house.
Real speed bumps could not be installed in that road because it is unlit, but Neath Port Talbot council's proposed 2D speed bump is an alternative to the 3D one originally planned for the B4434 Lletty Dafydd near Clyne war memorial.
Two other Welsh speed bump sites which attracted a lot of complaints included one in Sontley Road, Wrexham and a series in Western Avenue, Sandfields, Port Talbot.
The plane landed on the main road of the Leominster Enterprise Park, then under construction, and veered off the carriageway when it struck a speed bump, hitting a tree.
If your car is damaged by a speed bump you need to get an engineer's report and then you can take action against the local authority.
That worries Miller because the marshes act like a speed bump, protecting inland areas by slowing down a storm's destructive winds and waves before they strike shore.