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dud

[dəd]
(ordnance)
An explosive munition that has failed to explode, although such was intended.
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The alarming figures were revealed just weeks after gardai raided a sophisticated set-up which was churning out dud [euro]50 notes.
The hurdles for the M918 are the dud rate of 3 to 8 percent and restrictive training in dry weather.
Homotypic co-morbidity, which refers to the co-occurrence of disorders from the same diagnostic group, such as the co-occurrence of substance use disorders like AUDs and DUDS.
You can be sure Cuddl Duds will be an instant hit for every woman on your gift-giving list, because Cuddl Duds solves the time-honored, cold-weather quandary: what to layer under clothes during winter chill," said Susan Molle, merchandising and style advisor for the company.
Kid Duds (also known as Lees Manufacturing) manufactures its own lines of moderate to high-end specialty store children's clothing, as well as a full line of moderately priced children's apparel sold under private label for department and specialty stores, including J.
How to get a discount: If you don simple evening wear or trendy designer duds, you'll have to pay $173, but if you can be "glamorous, spectacular, opulent, provocative, or an exhibitionist," you get a "style ticket" for $100.
And they will be four times as likely to buy duds than others who are more organised.
The high-UV suitors sired up to 70 percent sons, and the duds fathered clutches that were perhaps 30 percent male.
Scots fashion designer to the stars Spencer Railton last night laid down the law, which the top studs abide by and the duds fall foul of.