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dud

[dəd]
(ordnance)
An explosive munition that has failed to explode, although such was intended.
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Working Duds offers unique apparel options in the following environments:
Even if the percentage of duds was the same as, say 30 years ago, the raw number of duds would increase.
Eight years apparently wasn't enough time to test their idea against real-world scenarios like 'I always wash my gym duds with two scoops of OxiClean.
Retail Excellence Ireland boss David Fitzsimons said shop workers carry out the important task of taking the duds out of circulation.
Another problem as ammo ages is primer decay, leading to duds or hangfires.
The duds were creating the obvious problems of restricting training, and then we had the range fires to prevent.
The prevalence of drug use, weekly drug use, and DUDS increased with increasing levels of alcohol consumption and the presence of AUDs.
They can afford these duds because much of the rest of the world is paying the piper.
The key is to keep your taste Duds buzzing so your salad stays fresh in both senses of the word.
The movie's joke tally runs about 70% winners to 30% duds, a high-enough ratio to make this raunchy rule-breaker more than the title suggests.
With $100 gift certificates in hand, 45 children picked through aisles of clothes, searching for the perfect duds Aug.
Nonetheless, as London-based artists Marysia Lewandowska and Neil Cummings demonstrated in this exhibition, amateur filmmakers in Communist Poland produced an amazing array of 16 mm films that range from witty, short animations and documentaries to engaging mini-epics--along with some artistic duds.