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M-80

(ĕm′ā′tē)
n.
A powerful cylindrical firecracker.

[M, military classification.]
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Freezing winds and frequent snow showers led to drivers being stranded on the M80 near Cumbernauld for hours, closed schools and nurseries, disrupted our health services, cut off communities in Forth and Endrick and the Carron Valley and made travel either impossible or dangerous.
Unlike driver Jane Kennedy who tweeted: "Anyone stuck on the M80, I have a bootfull of Irn Bru
The First Minister sent a blunt message to the firms after hundreds of drivers were trapped in their cars overnight on the M80.
As part of the West Gate Tunnel Project, the West Gate Freeway will be widened from eight to 12 lanes between Williamstown Road and the M80 Ring Road, to make travel smoother and safer.
The project will effectively join the M74 in the south with the M80 in the north, in a move expected to increase private sector investment in Ravenscraig and across North Lanarkshire.
The oldest male runner was an M80 and the oldest female F75.
They sped off in his car along Cumbernauld Road towards the M80 at about 5.
Filters available with M80 low leakage current (<80 [micro]A).
Most globulars are tricky at the low magnifications of typical binoculars, but M80 is doubly difficult because it's so small.
A higher to lower social class support system is also reflected with M80 (management) donating a majority of their leave credits to participants in unit 7 (clerical & administrative support services).
Recently, the Scots have completed work on two expensive stretches of motorway - the M74 and the M80 - near Glasgow.