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dope

1. any of a number of preparations made by dissolving cellulose derivatives in a volatile solvent, applied to fabric in order to improve strength, tautness, etc.
2. an additive used to improve the properties of something, such as an antiknock compound added to petrol
3. Slang
a. any illegal drug, usually cannabis
b. (as modifier): a dope fiend
4. a drug administered to a racehorse or greyhound to affect its performance
5. US and Canadian informal a photographic developing solution

dope

[dōp]
(electronics)
(materials)
A cellulose ester lacquer used as an adhesive or a coating.

dope

1. A material added to a building material such as mortar or plaster to retard or accelerate the set.
2. A material added to a batch of paint to adjust it to specifications.
3. A solution of cellulose nitrate applied to a porous fabric as a protective coating.
4. A compound used in making a pipe joint, as a lubricant and to ensure a leakproof joint.

dope

A finishing thick liquid applied to fabric, normally covering the wing or control surfaces, to tauten it from shrinking, strengthen it, and render it airtight by acting as filler.
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Comparing the utility levels with and without doping, an athlete will dope if and only if [[delta].
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has already made dope- testing a regular feature in domestic cricket across all formats and has hired a foreign company -- International Dope Tests and Management (IDTM) -- for the whole procedure.
His urine dope sample was reported positive by National Dope Testing Laboratory (NDTL) for the presence of prohibited substance i.
Quarter- milers Mandeep Kaur and Jauna Murmu were part of the RTP when they were subjected to dope tests in 2011 at a training camp at the NIS, Patiala.
The random dope testing was conducted by a team, led by Dr Vece Paes.
They claimed that over a period of 14 years, Armstrong, the doctors and others engaged in a large-scale conspiracy to dope, and reportedly listed six forms of doping with which the cyclist allegedly cheated, ranging from the abuse of erythropoietin (EPO) through to methods such as blood transfusions and saline infusions.
The NADA had collected a few dope samples during a recent weightlifting competition and some of the lifters have tested positive for a banned substance," NADA director general Rahul Bhatnagar told M AIL T ODAY on Tuesday.
Lahore, Sept 16 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) and the International Olympics Committee (IOC) have taken dope tests of four cricket players from Pakistan, who are a part of the current Pakistan squad for the ongoing one-day international (ODI) series in England.
IN THE recent controversy surrounding the dope taint on 12 leading Indian athletes, the role of the various national sports federations ( NSFs) and the Sports Authority of India ( SAI) in turning a blind eye to the drugs menace has gone unnoticed.
The doping control measures will be operational from September 23 to October 14 and the participating athletes will be subjected to unannounced dope tests, anywhere and anytime during that period.