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turps

slang A colloquial shortening of "turpentine." We'll need to use turps to get the paint off these brushes. He suffered severe brain damage from huffing turps in his garage.

turps

and terps (tɚps)
n. liquor. (From turpentine.) Don’t forget to stop at the comfort station and get the turps.
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However, in contrast, Jenkins et al (1983) compared the use of GA with epidurals for TURPs and found that total body head and mean body temperature fell more rapidly in patients who had epidural anaesthesia as compared to GA.
The definition of physicians varied by surgical procedure, for example, orthopedic surgeons for utilization rates of total hip replacement, urologists for rates of TURP, and so forth.
With all the paper removed, three or four further layers of turps were applied to the back of the glass.
As expected, the more senior trainees had performed significantly higher number of cystoscopies, TURBTs, TURPs, and PVPs (Table 2).
It was 2009 when Dominic Holland and Anthony Downie decided to put their creative heads together and start the musical outfit Turps. But after six months and not a great deal of success to show for their efforts, they decided to keep the name, but ditch the band in favour of a magazine, which they reckoned would put the artistic abilities honed at Tynemouth College to the test.
ACCIDENT: Your baby brother's breath smells of turps.
Lid on paint tin, clingfilm brushes so they didn't set solid, wash all my exposed bits in turps - all before I could put the kettle on.
"A typical comment from barman to customer where the handles are Turpentine is: 'On the turps again?'" A trip to collect the rare wood is often a marathon one.
Then, mix up some artist's oil paint in yellow ochre with some turps and daub it on in rough lozenge shapes across the piece diagonally and fairly close together.
"But the dog stank of turps and I noticed the rugs had been moved around."
On YouTube, he promises people who ingest turps can live a "sickness and disease-free" life before adding a link to his own website which clicks through to Amazon sales of the oil.
Gordon claimed he then saw Tiffin in the kitchen with a bottle which he thought could have been turps.
Two weeks earlier, the keen football fan, of Drybeck Court, Rye Hill, Newcastle, had doused himself in turps and set himself on fire, as well as slashing his own face with a knife and taking an overdose of anti-psychotic drugs on a separate occasion.
Hunter, of Grangemouth, Stirlingshire, travelled to Waddell's home in Auchinleck, Ayrshire, sprayed turps and nail polish remover through his letterbox and threw in a burning magazine.