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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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Chris Froome is NOT a proven doper, but he is the subject of an "adverse analytical finding" - so adverse that he was found to have TWICE the permitted level of the asthma drug salbutamol in his system after his remarkable triumph in this year's Vuelta a Espana.
L'homme d'affaires a un plan : miser sur les infrastructures pour doper d'autres investissements, prives et publics.
And world 5000 metres finalist Twell, denied a European title in 2007 by Romanian doper Cristina Vasiloiu, said: "It's disgusting and disappointing.
Interroge sur le cas de Hichem Chaabane qui a ete controle positif pour dopage, Fezouine repondra que [beaucoup moins que] la deception a ete generale au niveau de la FAC, apres avoir appris le cas du coureur, qui aurait pu eviter de se doper [beaucoup plus grand que].
The prospect of unrepentant two-time doper Gatlin winning the blueriband event in Beijing - or even completing a sprint double - is one which many within the sport find hard to stomach.
The rivalry between former doper Gatlin and Bolt is going to be one of the stories of the summer, but while the American has been setting rapid times over recent weeks, Bolt was unhappy with this show.
Twell, who missed out on Euro junior gold in 2007 to Romanian doper Cristina Vasiloiu, said: "I'm glad I've not been part of it.
En pleine crise diplomatique avec la Chine, le nouveau gouvernement conservateur japonais a annonce avant-hier mardi qu'il prevoyait de consacrer rapidement 1,6 milliard d'euros au renforcement des equipements militaires dans le cadre d'une rallonge budgetaire destinee a doper l'economie.
La banque parie egalement sur la relance des secteurs strategiques tels que le primaire, l'industrie manufacturiere et la production du phosphate pour doper la croissance, sans pour autant eluder le boulet du deficit budgetaire.
Sources said that the Department of Justice was reportedly considering joining a whistleblower lawsuit against the doper, and could still reopen a criminal probe, the report added.
EC l'approche des fetes du Nouvel An, les revendeurs clandestins des boissons alcoolisees profitent de l'occasion pour doper leur [beaucoup moins que]chiffre d'affaires[beaucoup plus grand que], tant la demande sur ces produits augmente en ces periodes de celebration des fetes de fin d'annee.
Les enjeux de cette rencontre sont d'autant plus importants que celle du 3 octobre a Denver (Colorado, ouest) a semble doper la campagne de M.