gist
 v.— «Twenty-or-so years ago, I was a young airman maintaining the Transportable Ground Intercept Facility-II (TGIF-II) at Metro Tango, a site located about 10 klicks north of the former Hahn Air Base (now Frankfurt-Hahn International Airport) in Germany. TGIF-II was used by Air Force and Army intelligence operators to intercept communications from the former Soviet Union and Warsaw Pact. The operators sat at “collection positions,” computer keyboards used to “gist” (transcribe in shorthand) the transmissions they listened to through their headsets.» —“Giving a New Meaning to ‘Ops Puke’” by aquatone282 Slashdot Aug. 23, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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