from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. technical knockout

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  • technical knockout
  • "to keep open", an indication for the insertion of an intravenous catheter

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  • n. a knockout declared by the referee who judges one boxer unable to continue


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  • I'm ending voting early on the last round, we have two winners in TKO's:

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  • The fight was called a TKO win for Brown, but Faber still believes it was stopped too early and he was still defending himself at the time of the stoppage.

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  • Wether you think the ref should have called a TKO or not is irrelevant as the opinion of those who make the esb rankings hold no bearing whatsoever on the ref's final decision which led to a wide UD for Bute.

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  • But the TKO was the description of the subversion of the materialist paradigm!

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  • In the episode entitled "TKO", series creator J. Michael Straczynski put a Zima neon sign in the bar at the Zocalo, the central shopping area on the station.

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  • The ultimate goal, he said, is to get Shawn a "TKO", by graduating from college.

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  • Gertner's MySpace page and discovered his song, "TKO," which could, quite possibly, feature the worst passion talking ever: "Come here.

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  • A warrior which is creation his way up a light heavyweight division, Luiz Cane (fighting out of Sao Paulo, Brazil) is upon a three-fight win strain with a unanimous preference feat opposite Steve Cantwell during UFC 97 as well as dual TKO victories in 2008.

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