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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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According to the Daily Star, a close friend of the family said that the doctors have told Corinna straightly that it is looking increasingly likely that any recovery from the medically induced come will be partial.
CLINICAL FEATURES: These lesions clinically present as capillary hemangiomas where small or large flat or straightly elevated, red to purple, soft and lobulated lesions, varying in size from a few millimeters to few centimeters in diameter occur.
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One can see that curve (a) is upward when the external bias potential is 1.8 V or larger, while curve (b) is, on the contrary, straightly downward all the way.
However, it is complicated to straightly construct an appropriate Lyapunov function for a specific coupled system, for the reason that the stability of a system depends on not only the nature of the vertex system, but also the network topology.
In fact, as most of the multispectral image pixels are 31-dimensional, it is difficult to calculate the colorant values from the spectral data straightly. Most of the spectral separation processes are based on the spectral predication models and iteration methods.
Furthermore, Table 1 reveals a comparison of our method with other methods in terms of recognition of accuracy in which the accuracy result indicates that the accuracy of proposed technique is relatively comparable with state-of-art by considering that there are somehow two categories using not very similar paradigms, which cannot be straightly compared.
The players will be straightly driven to the stadium soon after their arrival at the airport, Hotak said.
In this section, we only present the forward [D.sup.3]LS method with sparse constraint and the other methods (such as backward method and forward-backward method) can be constructed straightly.
The safety expenditures are much more like an investment that delivers profit to the business; the difference is that these profits aren't straightly mentioned in the income or profit statistics of a business.
US and its western allies aren't entering Almaty Talks for solving the issue, nevertheless economic and political challenges along with none acceptance of the western supported governments in the region, Syria situation and other regional issues will make them pay more attention to Iran's rule, but the talks with them is not going in the way that straightly solves the nuclear issue.
For our interest, the problem of wave propagation and absorption is straightly connected to the solution of Maxwell's equations.
He sat straightly on the chair, concentrated on the laptop screen, and quickly typed on the keyboard.
Human target faces opposite direction in the second position where the human back faces the radar straightly. In the last position, human target rotates 90[degrees] from the first position with the arm towards to the radar.