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citizen science

citizen science  n.— «The result is an impressively long-running example of “citizen science,” the term for projects in which amateurs gather field data for future research, making up in numbers what we lack in training and...

howdy process

howdy process  n.— «Vivian, who arrived at the old Central Texas Zoo in 1966 as a teenager from the wild, had literally bitten the heads off two previous suitors. But the third time was the charm: Vivian reacted well during the “howdy”...

checkbook charity

checkbook charity  n.— «During good times, our donors have set aside significant charitable dollars, and now are able to tap those funds when they are needed most.…It demonstrates how donor advised funds can help people go beyond...

war-fighter

war-fighter  n.— «According to Anderson, improving soldiers” digestive health is a primary concern for the U.S. Army because “war-fighters”-a term used to describe members of all the military branches-have long suffered...

citjo

citjo  n.— «With an accelerated news cycle and so many disasters and global events to cover, a new type of open-source reporting, citizen journalism, has stepped in to fill the breach. Before you think citizen journalism involves a...

fleeing voter syndrome

fleeing voter syndrome  n.— «Stephen J. Strahs, co-founder of the two-year-old citizen elections watchdog group, said that county officials in the past have attributed these undercounts to the “fleeing voter syndrome.” This is...