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(I) just want(ed) to mention (something)

I want to tell you something; I have something to tell you. Hey, just wanted to mention that Bob was looking for you earlier. I just wanted to mention that it was so nice to see you last week!
See also: just, mention, to

(I) just want(ed) to tell you (something)

I want to say something to you; I have something to tell you. Hey, just wanted to tell you that Bob was looking for you earlier. I just wanted to tell you that it was so nice to see you last week!
See also: just, tell, to

blotto(ed)

Extremely drunk, especially to the point of losing control or consciousness. I think you should call a cab for Tony—he's looking pretty blotto. It seems like my brother's only goal during college is to go out and get blottoed as often as possible.

ex out

To draw an ex (X) or series of exes over some written word or name so as to designate its removal or need to be disregarded. A noun or pronoun can be used between "ex" and "out." A: "Why is Amy's name exed out?" B: "Because she's not coming on the field trip anymore." Just ex out all of the words that you feel need to be deleted in the next draft.
See also: ex, out

g'ed up

slang Dressed in a manner or style associated with rap or hip-hop culture. You're squeaky-clean right now—we need to get you g'ed up.
See also: up

in (one's) stocking(ed) feet

Wearing only one's socks or stockings, but not one's shoes. I had just run out to grab the newspaper, but the door locked behind me. Now I'm stuck outside in my stockinged feet!
See also: feet

install(ed) base

business jargon The number units of a particular product or service that are currently in use, especially software or an Internet or computing platform. (Also referred to as "install(ed) user base" or simply "user base.") There have been fears that the computer giant's existing installed base may decline after their newest operating system is implemented.
See also: base

install(ed) user base

business jargon The number units of a particular product or service that are currently in use, especially software or an Internet or computing platform. (Also referred to as "install(ed) base" or "user base.") There have been fears that the computer giant's existing installed user base may decline after their newest operating system is implemented.
See also: base, user

just want(ed) to (do something)

Used as a polite or tactful introduction to something one is about to say or ask. Before you go, I just want to ask if you're doing OK. You've seemed a little off the past few days. We all just wanted to tell you how grateful we are for your hard work over the years. Hey, Tom. Just wanted to come by and wish you a safe journey to Tokyo!
See also: just, to

kayo

1. slang A phonetic spelling of "KO," an initialism for "knockout," a victory in boxing in which one's opponent is knocked to the mat and unable to rise within a specific amount of time. He's strong, but he lacks stamina. He'll try to win with a kayo in the early rounds, but if you can avoid his punches, you'll be able to tire him out. She's got more kayos than any other boxer in history.
2. verb, slang To achieve a victory by knockout. He kayoed his opponent in just 45 seconds. Don't worry about kayoing him—focus on your jabs, blocks, and footwork.
3. verb, slang To render someone unconscious. Be careful drinking that stuff. It'll kayo you! Sorry for not calling you back. I sat down after getting home from that hike and was instantly kayoed. He kayoed Jeff with a single punch to the head.

KO

1. noun, slang An initialism for "knockout," a victory in boxing in which one's opponent is knocked to the mat and unable to rise within a specific amount of time. He's strong, but he lacks stamina. He'll try to win with a KO in the early rounds, but if you can avoid his punches, you'll be able to tire him out. She's got more KOs than any other boxer in history.
2. verb, slang To achieve a victory by knockout. He KOed his opponent in just 45 seconds. Don't worry about KOing him—focus on your jabs, blocks, and footwork.
3. verb, slang To render someone unconscious. Be careful drinking that stuff. It'll KO you! Sorry for not calling you back. I sat down after getting home from that hike and was instantly KOed. He KOed Jeff with a single punch to the head.

OD

1. noun An initialism of "overdose," meaning to take on drugs. She died from an OD of fentanyl. The number of ODs in the country has skyrocketed in recent months.
2. verb To take an overdose, especially of a drug. I think she OD'ed—call an ambulance! I've taken so much cough syrup in the past few days that I feel like I'm gonna OD on it.
3. verb By extension, to consume or do something to an excessive degree. Candy, cupcakes, and ice cream? The kids are going to OD on sugar! I think I OD'ed on video games this weekend. I need a break.

op-ed piece

In journalism, an article that expresses a writer's viewpoint or opinion, rather than reporting factual information. "Op-ed" stands for "opposite" the "editorial page." I think our readers would really be interested in hearing the viewpoint of someone who only recently moved to the area. How would you like to write an op-ed piece for us? Why is there so much editorializing in this article? Oh, because it's an op-ed piece.
See also: piece

peed

slang Angry. A mild substitute for the slang term "pissed." (Also formed as "p'd" and "p'ed.") I could tell that he was peed, so I just gave him some space to cool off.
See also: pee

PO'd

Very disgruntled, irritated, angry, or outraged. (A euphemistic abbreviation of "pissed off.") John was so PO'd when he found out that someone else had been given the promotion instead of him. There's no point in getting PO'd over a bad grade on your exam. Just study harder next time!

X out

To draw an ex (X) or series of exes over some written word or name so as to designate its removal or need to be disregarded. A noun or pronoun can be used between "X" and "out." A: "Why is Amy's name Xed out?" B: "Because she's not coming on the field trip anymore." Just X out all of the words that you feel need to be deleted in the next draft.
See also: out

X'ed out

1. Of an image or piece of text, having an X or series of Xs drawn over it. Hyphenated if used before a noun. The X'ed-out sections of the map represent areas where we have already completed our search. The teacher caught the student drawing a picture of the principal with his eyes X'ed out.
2. Removed or eliminated from something. That single mistake in my application got me X'ed out from the competition. The passage ended up X'ed out of the movie due to censorship laws.
3. slang Killed. You oughta know better than to mouth off to a gangster like him. You're gonna end up getting X'ed out one of these days!
See also: out
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

X someone or something out

to mark out something printed or in writing, with Xs. Sally X'd the incorrect information out. Sally X'd out the incorrect information. You should X Tom out. He's not coming. Please X out this line of print.
See also: out
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

x out

v.
1. To make X-shaped marks on something to indicate that it should be deleted, canceled, or ignored: The editor will x out any offensive lines in your letter before publishing it. I wrote my number on the sheet and then, thinking again, I x'ed it out.
2. To remove someone or something from a list or record: Many details of the Spanish civil war have been x'ed out of the history books to make room for more recent events. My name should be on the admissions list unless they have decided to x me out.
See also: out
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

g’ed up

mod. well dressed; gangstered up. (Streets.) He’s fitted. You know, iced up and g’ed up.
See also: up

KO

and kayo (ˈkeˈo)
1. n. a knockout. (The abbreviation is an initialism. Boxing.) It was a quick KO, and Wilbur was the new champ.
2. tv. to knock someone out. (see also KOed. Boxing.) Wilbur planned to KO Wallace in the third round.

kayo

verb
See KO

OD

1. n. an overdose of a drug. (Initialism. Drugs.) If you take an OD and no one is around, you may end up dead.
2. in. to purposely or accidentally give oneself a fatal dose of drugs. (Drugs.) I knew he would OD someday.
3. in. to die from an overdose of drugs. (Drugs.) Two kids at my school ODed last weekend.
4. n. a person who has taken an overdose of drugs. (Hospitals.) How many ODs did you get in here last weekend?
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Parent-reported symptoms of anxiety/depression and of sleep difficulty are also significantly associated with EDS.
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In order to support these clients in Chile, EDS will design and build a new data center near Santiago, Chile as an additional to its global delivery centers in Argentina and Brazil.
EDS Agility Alliance partners Microsoft, EMC and Cisco will provide select tools, technologies, software and resources to EDS in support of Phoenix.
EDS, an HP company, is a leading global technology services provider, delivering business solutions to its customers.
The Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS), said it feared more than 3,000 jobs - or one in five of EDS's 15,000-strong UK workforce - could be lost because of the HP deal.
California-based HP s massive data centers and experience in business computing hardware would mesh well with the expertise EDS has in outsourcing technical services for companies, according to Del Prete.
EDS and Xerox Corporation have announced a $263 million agreement whereby EDS will manage and support Xerox's end-user computing environment, deliver internal Service Desk services, and provide mainframe services for an additional five years.
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Africa: Selected documents on political, security, humanitarian and economic issues, M Hough and A du Plessis (eds), ISBN 1-86854-141-X, 229 pages, Ad Hoc No 33, November 1996.
Energy dispersive spectroscopy (EDS) is an elemental surface analytical tool coupled to some scanning electron microscopes (SEM).
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has deployed two types of baggage screening equipment: explosive detection systems (EDS), which use X-rays to scan bags for explosives, and explosive trace detection systems (ETD), in which bags are swabbed to test for chemical traces of explosives.