That dose of realism adds a fresh, contemporary edge to the story.
Only one dose of an experimental serum was available, and Brantly insisted that it go to his colleague, Nancy Writebol.
In an ugly climate now marked by the Giffords shooting, maybe the country is ready for a dose of Minnesota Nice.
Much of it tastes like acerbic carbonated water with a dose of sugar to take the edge off.
Stop Making Sense is the only current movie that's a dose of happiness from beginning to end.
Ill give him a dose; Ill put my mark on him—one that milk and water, or soap, cannot remove.
This morning Louis gave me a dose of quinine, which soon helped me.
Miss Armitage gave her patient the second dose of her medicine and she closed her eyes.
Charlotte took the dose meekly, as she took everything else.
In about half an hour he again awoke, when a second dose of the strong infusion was administered to him.
c.1600, from Middle French dose (15c.), from Late Latin dosis, from Greek dosis "a portion prescribed," literally "a giving," used by Galen and other Greek physicians to mean an amount of medicine, from stem of didonai "to give" (see date (n.1)). Slang meaning "venereal disease" is from 1914.
1650s, from dose (n.). Related: Dosed; dosing.
A specified quantity of a therapeutic agent, such as a drug, prescribed to be taken at one time or at stated intervals.
The amount of radiation administered as therapy to a given site.
To give or prescribe something, such as medicine, in specified amounts.
To give someone a dose, as of medicine.
To infect with a venereal disease, esp gonorrhea: What's going to happen is that you'll get dosed (1914+)