Doctoring
Doctor Doc"tor, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Doctored}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Doctoring}.] 1. To treat as a physician does; to apply remedies to; to repair; as, to doctor a sick man or a broken cart. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

2. To confer a doctorate upon; to make a doctor. [1913 Webster]

3. To tamper with and arrange for one's own purposes; to falsify; to adulterate; as, to doctor election returns; to doctor whisky. [Slang] [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • doctoring — /ˈdɒktərɪŋ/ (say doktuhring) verb 1. present participle of doctor. –noun 2. the process of administering medical attention. 3. the process of receiving medical attention: too much doctoring is bad for your health …   Australian English dictionary

  • doctoring —  Reference to altering records (implies illegal or unethical activity).  ► The San Francisco FED is investigating its Los Angeles branch for doctoring numbers in the cash handling reports it compiles for Washington.” (Wall Street Journal, June 3 …   American business jargon

  • Doctoring — Удаление краски ракелем (с пробельных участков формы глубокой печати) …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • doctoring — doc·tor || dÉ’ktÉ™ n. person who is licensed to practice medicine (i.e. physician, surgeon); one who received a doctor s degree from a university v. provide medical treatment, take care of someone who is ill; fix, repair; tamper with, falsify;… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Doctoring device — Ракельное устройство, ракель …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Doctoring rod — Штанга для удаления избытка (краски); штанга, регулирующая толщину (красочного) слоя …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Doctoring the shade — Градационная корректура, изменение оттенка …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Spin-Doctoring — Spin Doctor ist eine aus dem Englischen übernommene Bezeichnung für einen Medien , Image oder politischen Berater und Verantwortlichen für Öffentlichkeitsarbeit. Die Bezeichnung wird von den Massenmedien besonders im Bereich der Politik benutzt… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Double doctoring — is patients visiting multiple doctors to get prescriptions. See also: Forgeries in medical prescription Doctor shopping This medical treatment related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it …   Wikipedia

  • spin-doctoring —  See doctoring …   American business jargon

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