enhancer enhancer  /ɛn ˈhæn sər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) anything that serves by contrast to call attention to another thing's good qualities

Usage(s):

  1. Getting married may still bring happiness, but new research suggests that marriage is not the long-term wealth enhancer that it once was.
  2. Of course, it's natural to wonder if a 46-year-old man can last without performance-enhancers like steroids.
  3. This new stuff artificial bloods, tissue enhancers to increase oxygen profusion in the tissue some of it can short out your system drastically.

News

  • Grant County jail fight started with racial slurs

    Racial slurs allegedly made by a white inmate toward a black inmate in the Grant County jail resulted in both getting charged for fighting, with a "hate crime" enhancer added to the white inmate's charges. The fight happened at about 8:15 p.m. Friday in the jail in Lancaster, the Grant County Sheriff's Department said in a news release. According to jail staff, the fight was in the J-block of ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: La Crosse Tribune

Quotes

  1. "My weapon on the tennis court is and always was one single thing: the game, the ingenuity on court," Hingis said. "And for this style of tennis, there is only one performance enhancer - the love of the game."
    on Nov 1, 2007 By: Martina Hingis Source: USA Today

  2. Asked if the treble dream was still alive, Ferguson said: "We are still there. The name of the game is to keep winning. That is the best recipe and best energy-enhancer of all time, winning. We can handle that. They (Middlesbrough) are still in the...
    on Mar 10, 2007 By: Sir Alex Ferguson Source: Sportinglife.com

  3. "I'm sure most of them would like work and probably have tried to seek it, but you can't argue that it's a job enhancer. If anything, as I said, it's a disincentive. And the same thing with the COBRA extension and the other extensions here,"...
    on Mar 2, 2010 By: Jon Kyl Source: CBS MoneyWatch.com (blog)

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