terps


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turps

and terps (tɚps)
n. liquor. (From turpentine.) Don’t forget to stop at the comfort station and get the turps.

terps

verb
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The Terp Budget Course was developed to support the school's long-standing mission.
Terps, from Peterhead, had been at a friend's home earlier that evening.
In their Army-issued fatigues, body armour, and Kevlar helmets, the terps are indistinguishable from the soldiers they serve with, except for the ski masks many of them wear to protect their identities.
web site for March 30, 2006 included two such references in headlines US/Eastern: "Lady Terps Head To Boston For Final Four.
The Terps are coached by John Tillman, who in his second year is just the ninth coach in the 86-year history of the Maryland program.
The TERPS guideline documents consider such things as turn radius at various speeds, the effects of extreme temperature, terrain elevation, obstacles, aircraft performance and myriad other criteria.
1-seeded Terps played to their strengths in the toss event, beating the second-seeded Ducks in all three heats to take the event 29.
When the FAA conducts a TERPS evaluation of a departure, they consider all available obstacles in the vicinity of the airport.
The difference between the Ducks and the Terps was little more than one point - 288.
Although you won't see that term in the Pilot/Controller Glossary, the term diverse departure is defined in the TERPS as "A departure without restrictions to the route of flight.
In only its second season as a sport, the Oregon acrobatics and tumbling team is the national champion, defeating the Terps 283.
Could the Terps be doing the same thing, coming on strong at the right time?
Zingy has logos for Crimson Tide, The Wildcats, Boston, Duke, The Gators, Illinois, Indiana, The Cyclones, UK, The Terps, U Miami, Michigan, The Wolfpack, Ohio State, Oklahoma State, The Ducks, Penn State, Pittsburgh, Stanford, ATM, UCLA, and many more.
A little loose rounding gives us our standard three degrees (which is actually closer to 19:1, but TERPS uses 20:1).