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noun as in portion of drug or other consumable

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States and counties receive a certain number of doses to try to meet the needs of their populations, and visitors and nonresidents may edge out others who qualify.

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Leaders in the District and Maryland on Thursday continued to confront enormous demand for vaccine doses from residents and from the pharmacies, clinics and health departments administering the shots.

Moderna has said that it will run its studies of children under 12 testing lower doses first.

While perhaps not producing a ton of snow, the weather pattern will remain very active through the weekend, when another winter weather event may deliver a dose of snow, sleet and freezing rain Saturday and Saturday night.

Montgomery Health Officer Travis Gayles said Wednesday that another challenge in distributing vaccine doses is not having adequate notice from the state health department on how many doses the county government will receive.

If laughter is the best medicine, The Comeback made you feel enough pain to need a dose—and then it delivered in spades.

Stop Making Sense is the only current movie that's a dose of happiness from beginning to end.

The “gold standard” dose is 30 minutes of 10,000 lux light, one hour of 5,000 lux light or two hours of 2,500 lux light.

On Wednesday, anchor Shepard Smith gave Fox News viewers a dose of rationality.

The story gets out that Obama skipped his usual afternoon dose of caffeine heading toward the U.N. meeting.

But I couldn't get rid of the notion that he would hand me out the same dose he had given MacRae if only he had the power.

He's getting a little stiff in the joints of his good nature, but a good dose of flattery'll limber him up considerable.

Nor could they forget the Sunday mornings when his reverence took his dose of egg-flip before church, in order to clear his voice.

Great caution is necessary in the use of these powerful medicines to avoid an over-dose.

Ill kill half Dunellen and all Mayfield with overdoses before another night, and then take a big dose myself.


On this page you'll find 47 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dose, such as: application, dosage, lot, measure, measurement, and prescription.

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