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pushed

1. mod. pressured; hurried; under pressure from someone or something. Excuse my abruptness. I’m really pushed at the moment.
2. mod. alcohol intoxicated. Tom is a little pushed and can’t walk very straight.
3. mod. addicted to a drug. (see also push.) He used H. for years before he really got pushed.
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When conditions dictate, shorter joints can be pushed from shorter pits with different track extension configurations.
On flat surfaces, this device enables the chair to be pushed and controlled using one hand.
8, compared with those who pushed immediately and a confidence interval of 0.
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued a bulletin stating that debt should be pushed down if "(1) [Target] is to assume the debt of [Holding,] either presently or in a planned transaction in the future; (2) the proceeds of a debt or equity offering of [Target] will be used to retire all or a part of [Holding's] debt; or (3) [Target] guarantees or pledges its assets as collateral for [Holding's] debt.
3 Get even with the defender, don't get pushed outside.
My stranger, if pushed to the bottom, would simply have to start over again.
He is being pushed from Pilate to Caiaphas and Herod.
Officials said they believe the system will add protection for trains that use the controversial push-pull method, in which the train is pulled by a locomotive in one direction but pushed by the locomotive in the opposite direction.
OmniCast for Push VOD features an automated distribution system that allows providers to queue up encoded content in advance of a user request and have it automatically pushed at a pre-determined bandwidth level to an edge device without manual intervention.
Elevators: Cars that stop on every floor so the button doesn't have to be pushed to make a stop.
That included eight of 11 deaths in the Glendale tragedy, which occurred when a Metrolink train being pushed from Ventura County to downtown Los Angeles hit an SUV parked on the tracks.
The content can be pushed at high speeds, trickled at low speeds, or can be delivered at off-peak times to maximize efficient network usage.