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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 dose /ˈdos/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 dose /ˈdos/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dose n.
 1. The quantity of medicine given, or prescribed to be taken, at one time.
 2. A sufficient quantity; a portion; as much as one can take, or as falls to one to receive.
 3. Anything unpleasant that one is obliged to take; a disagreeable portion thrust upon one; also used figuratively, as to give someone a dose of his own medicine, i. e. to retaliate in kind.
    I am for curing the world by gentle alteratives, not by violent doses.   -- W. Irving.
    I dare undertake that as fulsome a dose as you give him, he shall readily take it down.   -- South.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dose, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dosed p. pr. & vb. n. dosing.]
 1. To proportion properly (a medicine), with reference to the patient or the disease; to form into suitable doses.
 2. To give doses to; to medicine or physic to; to give potions to, constantly and without need.
    A self-opinioned physician, worse than his distemper, who shall dose, and bleed, and kill him, =\“secundum artem.”\=   -- South
 3. To give anything nauseous to.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a measured portion of medicine taken at any one time
      2: the quantity of an active agent (substance or radiation)
         taken in or absorbed at any one time [syn: dosage]
      3: street name for lysergic acid diethylamide [syn: acid, back
         breaker, battery-acid, dot, Elvis, loony toons, Lucy
         in the sky with diamonds, pane, superman, window
         pane, Zen]
      v 1: treat with an agent; add (an agent) to; "The ray dosed the
      2: administer a drug to; "They drugged the kidnapped tourist"
         [syn: drug]