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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)

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We calculate the average of instantaneous speed on each hour for vacant and occupied status from November 1 to 7, 2011.
During the optimization, the constraints on the average speed, the minimum instantaneous speed, and the maximum allowed speed were set to 80 km/h, 60 km/h, and 90 km/h, respectively.
where [E.sub.0] is a lower limit of emission (g/s) specified for each vehicle and pollutant type; [v.sub.n](t) is instantaneous speed of vehicle n at time t; [a.sub.n](t) is acceleration of vehicle n at time t; [f.sub.1] to [f.sub.6] are emission constants specific for each vehicle and pollutant type determined by the regression analysis.
Dynamic participants reflected their dynamic images with their instantaneous speed interpretation.
In the development of microscopic models, some researchers incorporate the parameters of instantaneous speed and acceleration.
Then the instantaneous speed and calculated acceleration values during the trip have been applied to the proposed model in this paper to predict the corresponding magnetic radiated emissions as shown in Figure 10.
Today, that same process can be completed by a single lawyer in less than 10 minutes with almost instantaneous speed of transmission, unlimited enclosure capacity and at virtually no cost.
<p>There's awe in the instantaneous speed that VMware offers in set up and tear down of VMs but worry about potential abuse of that power, too, deliberate or unintentional.
A Cleveland outfit openly advertised a "Royal" and a "Rex," which promised "patented instantaneous speed control," "true Swedish rotary movement" and "highly polished aluminum." These sex toys can now only be spotted at the collection of the Center for Sex & Culture in San Francisco.
It acts with almost instantaneous speed. It is promoted as our "friend," and in many ways it is friendly.
Lab tests on tape show that although it measures continuous velocity well, it does not have the resolution needed for instantaneous speed variation (ISV).
The torque variations [T.sub.EM] of the electric motor are due to the variations of the rotor instantaneous speed [n.sub.EM].

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