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color call

color call  n.— «In Asia, where sales of music to mobile phones outpace CD sales in some places, labels may offer more than 400 different items in connection with a specific album, including ring-back tones—snippets of music that play to...

ring-back tone

ring-back tone  n.— «In Asia, where sales of music to mobile phones outpace CD sales in some places, labels may offer more than 400 different items in connection with a specific album, including ring-back tones—snippets of music that play...

pee in the pickles

pee in the pickles  v. phr.— «My old man referred to it as peeing in the pickles. Only he used a different word. I never got the connection but I knew he meant taking your eye off the ball. Or in Tony Stewart’s (7-1) case not paying...

onion routing

onion routing  n.— «Tor works through a technique called onion routing, which uses numerous routers through which communications will pass. As data passes through points on the Tor Network, each point knows only where the data is going and...

bubblehead

bubblehead n. a submariner. Editorial Note: Jocular, with a clear connection to the more common bubblehead ‘a ditzy, foolish person; an airhead.’ (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

scrap

scrap  n.— «Three Norteños riding in the car—including a 16-year-old Tracy boy—were convicted in connection with the crime. Transcripts suggest it was Ramos’ shirt that drew their attention. “Is that guy a scrap?” one of them...

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