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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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But smart dopers set the parameters high and carefully monitor their trends.
Since the end of the Puerto case in May, there has already been a change in the country's doping laws enforcing stricter sanctions both on the dopers and those who administer the products.
Summary: Arsene Wenger calls for player blood tests to find dopers users in football
He says: "I plunged into the exhilarating world of bookmakers, betters, comedians, card sharps, dopers, diddlers, film stars, fiddlers, gangsters, jockeys, journalists, leviathans, layabouts, moguls, mugs, owners, oddsmakers, photographers, phoneys, racecourse tipsters, tic-tacs, twisters, the underworld, the upper crust, veterinarians, villains - in short, the whole of racing's daily travelling circus.
That alone is more than many dopers in cycling have ever come close to managing.
STAYING ahead of the dopers is an uphill struggle, says Dr Roland Devolz, one of the officials closest to the subject in his role as technical adviser to the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities advisory council on prohibited substances and practices.
That USADA ignores this fundamental distinction and charges me instead of the admitted dopers says far more about USADA, its lack of fairness and this vendetta than it does about my guilt or innocence.
During the meeting, emphasis was placed on the importance of finding medical check-up mechanisms to spot dopers and to confront the problem with punitive measures, with sub-committees established in governorates.
At the very least, the risk of being discovered months after the gene transfer has taken place should deter even the most daring dopers," Simon believes.
If we can hunt Taliban here, we oughtta be able to hunt dopers in Illinois, right?