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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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Bahrain: Speed bumps will be installed on two Muharraq roads notorious for accidents.
The portable speed bump can be up and running within 15 minutes, he added.
He said: "Parts are being changed more regularly because of potholes and speed bumps and because manufacturers are making vehicle components lighter, so that better fuel efficiencies can be achieved.
Sixty-four patients had travelled over speed bumps on their way to hospital.
The Muslim family removed the speed bumps but Roushdy rebuilt them, which led to a conflict between the two families that quickly turned deadly.
Council technician Daniel Pritchard explained to councillors last week that one resident had objected to the proposed speed plateau - an extended speed bump - on the grounds that vibrations from passing buses and lorries could damage their property.
The red specimen inhabiting the roadway on Castle Street, appears at number eight in the list, compiled by Continental Tyres, which is campaigning for large numbers of speed bumps to be replaced by speed cameras.
A LIGHT aircraft crashed after landing on a road in the Midlands because the pensioner pilot thought it was a runway -despite it having speed bumps and lamp-posts.
Q I LIVE in an area which is riddled with speed bumps.
Regarding the February 2000 article, "Portland's City-Wide Speed Bump Study: Seeing the Big Picture":
A speed bump table within a crosswalk will also be constructed across Church Street from the senior housing's west entrance to the opposite sidewalk to allow for greater crosswalk safety.
The exchanges ISE and ISE GeminiTM have raised their market makers risk management capabilities via the execution of a Market-Wide Speed Bump.