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Play

Informal for an investment or investment decision, especially one that becomes profitable.

play

1. An investment.
2. See direct play.
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Sand can play havoc with the cylinder rod end brackets (top) on the blade's moldboard, especially when it's wet and hardens.
Braun's portable stylers are worth their weight in gold when the sun, sea and sand play havoc with your hair.
The new procedure will play havoc with more than just the smaller retail shops.
The bacteria spread via eggs of an infected mother and play havoc with reproduction, causing such oddities as virgin births in wasps, mating incompatibilities in mosquitoes, and genetic males with female bodies in wood lice (SN: 11/16/96, p.
Too many late nights can play havoc with your looks - particularly around the eyes.
Maalox Moments occur when you successfully manage the challenges and surprises of 'taking life on' that play havoc with your stomach," explains Patricia Wojdyla, vice president of marketing for Rhone-Poulenc Rorer Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
The Blaster worm, which exploits a major vulnerability in the Windows operating system, has since continued to play havoc with unprotected systems worldwide.
Experts say poor dietary habits at a young age play havoc with a child's physical and behavioural development.