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use

(juz)
tv. & in. to use (drugs); to take drugs habitually. (Drugs and now widely known.) I tried to stop using, but I couldn’t.
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Law enforcement agencies could use infrared sensing for passive border surveillance and drug interdiction on land or water.
The 1993 National Survey of Small Business Finances (NSSBF) collected information on the availability and use of credit by small and minority-owned businesses.
It is a process which does not produce a `guaranteed aura' for a building but which uses the computer to loosen the restrictions of architecture, provide absence instead of presence, and produce the unexpected.
GRAS substances are those, whose use is generally recognized by experts as safe, based on their extensive history of use in food before 1958 or based on published scientific evidence.
Enacted as section 7506 of the Revenue Reconciliation Act of 1989, new sections 4681 and 4682 of the Internal Revenue Code require that most manufacturers, producers, and importers pay an excise tax for the sale or use of ODCs in the production process.
Denner and Halprin (1974) suggest that when consumers use the same instrument to evaluate their progress and the social service.
The more consistently women's male sex partners use condoms, the less likely women are to acquire genital human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, according to a longitudinal study among newly sexually active young women.
Most of the participants report using the computer alone at home during the evening and five students use the computer primarily for Internet access.
These are a few of the technologies that have helped contain self-discharge during the period for which the battery is not in use.
Specific grades are tailored for use as impact modifiers, plasticizers, processing aids, and lubricants for flexible and rigid PVC, ABS, nylon, TPEs, blends/alloys, epoxies, and phenolics.
3] Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) manufacturing, processing, distribution in commerce and use prohibitions, U.
Other encryption algorithms have been in use for years and include Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) for Internet transactions, Pretty Good Privacy (PGP), and Secure Hypertext Transfer Protocol (S-HTTP).
The court followed Van Susteren, TC Memo 1978-310, and focused on the use of the fleet, not the specific motor home.
For example, tissue grades typically use low amounts of starch or no starch while fine printing and writing papers can use up to 10% starch by paper weight.