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scanlation

scanlation  n.— «Would “Fruits Basket”—a quirky romantic comedy about a young girl who becomes the housekeeper for a family whose members are cursed to transform into animals whenever they’re embraced by members of the opposite...

price of carbon

price of carbon  n.— «Even if options are available that are low cost and represent additional effort beyond the AEO base case, these options may have relatively little bearing on the price of carbon in a competitive environment. It is the...

thunder run

thunder run  n.— «He participated in Operation Thunder Run in which the company set the tonnage mile and maintenance record in running two truck convoys from its home base at Frankfurt, Germany, to Alconbury and Warrington in England...

HNWI

HNWI  n.— «With that equity base and his own maverick image, Hawkins began lending to develop the Equiticorp finance company—just as he had done with CBA Finance. However, instead of rural loans Hawkins chased HNWI’s—high-net-worth...

Dover test

Dover test  n.— «As it stands, congressional support for the Haiti mission is too thin “to pass the Dover test,” said Sen. John Glenn (D-Ohio), referring to the Dover, Del., Air Force base where the bodies of any U.S. soldiers...

Dover test

Dover test  n.— «Since Vietnam, you may or may not have heard about the “Dover test,” which a military official coined as the threshold for what Americans could take as acceptable losses to the country, to people, and to the...