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straight

1. mod. honest; unembellished. Have I ever been anything but straight with you?
2. n. a tobacco cigarette; a tobacco cigarette butt. (see also slim.) No, I want a straight. That spliff makes me sneeze.
3. mod. having to do with undiluted liquor. I’ll take mine straight.
4. mod. relieved and satisfied by a dose of drugs. (Drugs.) She will be straight for a few hours, and then the same struggle all over again—all through the night.
5. mod. off drugs; no longer addicted to drugs. I’m straight now, and I’m gonna stay that way.
6. n. a square person (who does not use drugs, etc.). The straights are putting pressure on city hall to clean up this neighborhood.
7. n. a nonhomosexual; a heterosexual. (Often from the homosexual point of view.) Walter invited a few straights to the affair, just to keep things calm.
8. mod. not homosexual; not having a homosexual orientation. He wandered into a straight bar by mistake.
9. mod. excellent. This news is truly straight and I am happy to hear it.
10. mod. satisfied; having enough food or anything. Another beer? No thanks. I’m straight.
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The labels contain valuable safety information and direct users to consult the Ergonomics Guide, which provides information on setting up a comfortable workspace, helpful exercises, and recommendations for work habits, such as taking frequent breaks while typing and maintaining a straighter wrist posture.
The company has cut weeks out of development and made the chassis lighter and straighter for the legendary Caterham cars, which have the performance and distinctive elegance to match their discriminating customer base.
This new, no-cabin model provides straighter holes, more safety and comfort for the operator and easy-access maintenance.
Dr Biju Krishnan, founder of dental and facial cosmetic practice Lubiju, has launched the treatment, which allows adults to get a straighter smile in a matter of months.
While his jumping for most of Wednesday's race was a lot better and straighter than on his chasing debut at Punchestown, going left-handed next time can only be a plus.
I stood taller and straighter and felt rejuvenated," our tester said.
025 inch portable band saw blades offer increased rigidity for straighter cuts in a wide variety of uses including solids and interrupted cuts.
There is no knocking Racing Demon's form, but he will need to jump much straighter than he did at Exeter and Voy Pour Ustedes is respected more.
The best thing was I really did notice I was sitting up straighter for most of the rest of the day, and my colleagues noticed my straighter back, so it definitely works.
Obviously this hits the ball straighter but also induces less manoeuvre and contortion in body action and swing path.
Paleontologists initially theorized that the tusk and foot bones uncovered at the site of the 550-home Moorpark Highlands were those of a mammoth, but later concluded it was a mastodon, which had shorter, straighter tusks.
One in five men across all age groups say they will sit up straighter to look taller, while one in 10 scribble their mobile numbers on their palms and hold them up to the other driver.
When the innovative ceramic styling irons giving straighter than straight hair appeared on the market a couple of years ago, womencouldn't get hold of them fast enough and other stylists soon launched copy cat versions of the must-have tools.
Although it stands to reason that Lanes 3, 4, 5, and 6 will be faster than Lanes 1 and 2 because they provide a straighter path to the finish, the same will not apply to the outer lanes, where centrifugal force least affects the sprinters.
I used to enjoy painting characters over letters because my letters were straighter and more technical, and it was a pain in the ass to me.