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dope
American English: /doʊp/
British English: /dəʊp/

Translation of dope in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 1.1 uncountable (drugs) [slang]
    Example sentences
    • That doesn't make cannabis a gateway - that people who might use heroin start with dope is not the same as saying that people who use dope might use heroin.
    • Here they are reminded that it is an offence in Britain to possess or supply heroin, cocaine, dope etc - and then told in the very next sentence that half of young British adults have done these very things.
    • Lumping everything from dope to heroin under the category ‘drugs’, and equating drug-taking with potential violence, is an obvious recipe for a media panic.
    1.2 uncountable (Sport)
    Example sentences
    • That inquiry followed positive dope tests on two horses beaten at short odds.
    • The horse was automatically dope tested by stewards at the course and the result of those tests will be revealed later this week.
    Example sentences
    • Although the most modern methods of finding the athletes who cheat are being used I don't believe that they will catch all of the athletes who use dope to win.
    • What is more encouraging is the stance of the IOC President that rather than projecting a negative image, these dope tests and sanctions against cheats would only prove beneficial to sport in the longer run.
    • Until testers learnt about the new designer steroid THG, athletes were taking it and still returning negative dope tests.
  • 2 uncountable (information) [slang] so what's the dope on Brian?
    ¿qué se sabe de Brian?
    ¿qué hay de Brian? [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • The obvious solution was to get the dope on him.
    • He found out what some of the other cabinet ministers were up to and started collecting the dope on them.
    • They really will give you the inside dope on where things are going.
  • 4 uncountable 4.1 (varnish) (Aerospace)
    Example sentences
    • Airplanes were made of dope, fabric, and wood - all highly flammable.
    • He had done a lot of wood repair in the aileron and flap bays so there were patches of silver dope on the fabric and it was not really looking so good.
    • Carefully tease the loops of the whipping together so that there are no gaps and either give it a coat of quick drying dope used by model aircraft builders or coat it with the specially made rod ring epoxy finish.
    4.2 (lubricant)
    Example sentences
    • Pipe dope is applied to the male threads of pipes to be connected to female threads.
    • The pipe dope provides lubrication and seals the joints.

transitive verb

  • 1 [colloquial]
    (person/racehorse)
    dopar [colloquial]
    drogar
    (food/drink)
    poner droga en
    Example sentences
    • The prosecution had alleged that the five charged were part of a group that set out to dope racehorses in an attempt to make money off wagering.
    • Having mastered how to use the equipment, the chemist can find out whether, for instance, a race horse had been doped, if an area is worth mining or if the proper chemical compound has been made.
    • He is a coach more notorious for doping his athletes than for their on-track successes.
    Example sentences
    • The warning comes after reports of an incident where a woman's drink was doped.
  • 2 (Electricity)
    Example sentences
    • The flash memory device includes a semiconductor substrate and heavily doped impurity regions formed spaced apart from one another by a predetermined distance in the semiconductor substrate in a first direction.
    • Recent research has discovered that a semiconductor can be made magnetic by doping it with an impurity.
    • To conduct electricity, a polymer needs to be doped so that electrons can move freely.

Phrasal verbs

dope out

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object (US) [slang]
1 (solve, understand) 2 (devise)

dope up

verb + object + adverb
[colloquial]
dopar [colloquial]
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