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dope


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dope  \Dope\,  v.  t. 
  1.  To  treat  or  affect  with  dope;  as  to  dope  nitroglycerin; 
  specif.: 
  a  To  give  stupefying  drugs  to  to  drug.  [Slang] 
  b  To  administer  a  stimulant  to  (a  horse)  to  increase  his 
  speed.  It  is  a  serious  offense  against  the  laws  of 
  racing.  [Race-track  Slang] 
 
  2.  To  judge  or  guess;  to  predict  the  result  of  as  by  the  aid 
  of  dope.  [Slang] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dope  \Dope\  (d[=o]p),  n.  [D.  doop  a  dipping,  fr  doopen  to  dip. 
  Cf  {Dip}.] 
  1.  Any  thick  liquid  or  pasty  preparation,  as  of  opium  for 
  medicinal  purposes,  of  grease  for  a  lubricant,  etc 
 
  2.  Any  preparation,  as  of  opium,  used  to  stupefy  or  in  the 
  case  of  a  race  horse,  to  stimulate.  [Slang  or  Cant] 
 
  3.  An  absorbent  material;  esp.,  in  high  explosives,  the 
  sawdust,  infusorial  earth,  mica,  etc.,  mixed  with 
  nitroglycerin  to  make  a  damp  powder  (dynamite,  etc.)  less 
  dangerous  to  transport,  and  ordinarily  explosive  only  by 
  suitable  fulminating  caps. 
 
  4.  Information  concerning  the  previous  performances  of  race 
  horses,  or  other  facts  concerning  them  which  may  be  of 
  assistance  in  judging  of  their  chances  of  winning  future 
  races;  sometimes  similar  information  concerning  other 
  sports.  [Sporting  Slang] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dope 
  n  1:  the  dried  leaves  of  the  hemp  plant;  smoked  or  chewed  for 
  euphoric  effect  [syn:  {cannabis},  {marijuana},  {ganja}, 
  {pot},  {grass},  {marihuana},  {weed},  {gage},  {sess},  {sens}, 
  {smoke},  {skunk},  {Mary  Jane}] 
  2:  a  strong-smelling  plant  from  whose  dried  leaves  a  number  of 
  euphoriant  and  hallucinogenic  drugs  are  prepared  [syn:  {marijuana}, 
  {marihuana},  {ganja},  {pot},  {grass},  {weed},  {gage},  {sess}, 
  {sens},  {skunk},  {Mary-Jane},  {Cannabis  sativa}] 
  3:  an  ignorant  or  foolish  person  [syn:  {dumbbell},  {dummy},  {boob}, 
  {booby},  {pinhead}] 
  4:  carbonated  drink  flavored  with  extract  from  Kola  nuts 
  (`dope'  is  a  southernism  in  the  United  States)  [syn:  {cola}] 
  5:  slang  terms  for  inside  information;  "is  that  the  straight 
  dope?"  [syn:  {poop},  {skinny},  {low-down}] 
  v  1:  take  dope 
  2:  add  impurities  to  (a  semiconductor)  in  order  to  produce  or 
  modify  its  properties;  in  electronics:  "The  resistors  have 
  been  doped" 
  3:  give  a  narcotic  to  "The  athletes  were  dope  by  the  coach 
  before  the  race"  [syn:  {dope  up}] 




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