Dictionary search results

Showing 1-19 of 19 results

dose British & World English

A quantity of a medicine or drug taken or recommended to be taken at a particular time

dose English Thesaurus

a dose of cough mixture

dose New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

quantity of a medicine or drug taken at one time;

absorbed dose British & World English

The quantity of ionizing radiation absorbed by a body, measured (usually in grays) as the energy absorbed per unit mass

dose equivalent British & World English

An estimate of the biological effect of a dose of ionizing radiation, calculated by multiplying the dose received by a factor depending on the type of radiation. It is measured in sieverts

tolerance dose British & World English

A dose of something toxic, in particular of nuclear radiation, believed to be the maximum that can be taken without harm

dose-response curve British & World English

The relationship between the size of a dose and the extent of the response to it

like a dose of salts British & World English

Very fast and efficiently

megadose British & World English

A very large dose of a vitamin or drug

give someone a dose of their own medicine British & World English

Give someone the same bad treatment that they have given to others

give someone a dose of their own medicine in medicine British & World English

Give someone the same bad treatment that they have given to others

give someone a dose or taste of their own medicine in medicine British & World English

Give someone the same bad treatment that they have given to others