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pop

pop  n.— «Asada went up for the 3 1/2-revolution jump, but aborted it—a “pop” in skating parlance—after one revolution.» —“Asada fizzles out and finishes third” by Philip Hersh in Hartford...

triple-negative

triple-negative  adj.— «As Dr. Lyndsay Harris, director of the breast cancer program at Yale Cancer Center, explains it, young black women are more likely to get what is called a “triple negative” tumor: a fast-growing, aggressive cancer...

clean sheet

clean sheet  n.— «“Right now we have to focus on keeping clean sheets,” Green said, referencing a term for earning shutouts.» —“Slumping offense, defensive miscues cost CCSU” by Matt Straub The Herald (New...

fro-co

fro-co  n.— «We were ready for Camp Yale 2006. Sophomore year was going to be sick—all the debauchery of freshman year and more. No more boring meetings with college masters, no more fro-cos telling us to get up from the bathroom floor and...

pamper pole

pamper pole  n.— «When Tully approached the Pamper Pole—a 25-foot pole with a one-foot square platform perched atop it—he was nervous, but willing. After the 25-foot climb to the top, Tully clambered onto the platform and just sat for a...

crisscross applesauce

crisscross applesauce  adj.— «The youngsters no longer fidget during circle time. Instead, they quietly sit with legs neatly folded in front of them—”crisscross applesauce” in the parlance of preschool—and participate in the...