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atomic cocktail

1. In medicine, a liquid solution that contains one or more radioactive elements, which is swallowed orally and used in the diagnosis or treatment of disorders, especially cancer and diseases of the thyroid. We are just going to administer a sort of atomic cocktail to track the disease's progress. That way, we can better gauge what course of action to take.
2. An alcoholic drink composed of vodka, brandy, champagne, and sherry. Created in Las Vegas, Nevada, and named after the nuclear tests conducted in the state during the 1950s. Barkeep, I want something that will knock my socks off. Fix me an atomic cocktail!
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atomic wedgie

slang A very severe wedgie, a maneuver in which someone's underwear is yanked up from behind until it is wedged between their buttocks, typically as a prank. Come on, let's give that nerd an atomic wedgie!
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

atomic wedgie

n. an instance of pulling someone’s underpants up very tightly—from the rear—so that the cloth is pulled between the victim’s buttocks; a severe wedgie or melvin. I’m going to sneak up behind Bob and give him an atomic wedgie.
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In developing the design into production hardware, General Atomics reduced the weight to 52 kg.
Snyder, a theoretical plasma physicist at General Atomics (GA), is the recipient of the 2004 General Atomics Marshall Rosenbluth Fusion Theory Award.
The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division awarded General Atomics (GA) a contract for the System Development and Demonstration phase of the Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS).
fusion community lost two of its early researchers recently, Bill Barr (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory) and Torkil Jensen (General Atomics).
Genera Atomics in San Diego is seeking candidates for the 2004 General Atomics (GA) Rosenbluth Award for Fusion Theory for scientists in their early careers.
A High Average Power Laser (HAPL) Workshop was held at General Atomics, April 4-5, 2002.
Tokamak Planning Workshop will take place June 10-12, 2002 at General Atomics, San Diego, California.