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silo

silo other. attributively silo and as an adjective siloed, kept separate from similar items, especially in the case of funds, a budget line item, a department, etc.; noun, something that is kept separate or compartmentalized; verb, to keep separate...

bag drag

bag drag  n.— «The service is going one step further and getting rid of the No. 1 irritant for troops deployed to Hungary and the former Yugoslavia: The bag drag they experience when they deploy from their home base.» —“Troops Heading...

booster bag

booster bag  n.— «Friday, the 13th inst., was unlucky for the mother-and-daughter team, according to arresting officers, who said they followed the two on that day in a downtown department store and watched them take…goods. All was...

mugu

mugu  n.— «They’ll then press the dupe—or Mugu as he’s derisively known in Africa—for more money to buy chemicals that can be obtained only from the American treasury department to wash the rest of the money.» —“E-mail from...

sousveillance

sousveillance  n.— «You get into a taxi cab, you’re under surveillance. There’s a camera taking pictures of you. If you were to photograph the cab driver, that would be what I call sousveillance. If you walked into a department store and...

hot desk

hot desk  v.— «In a scheme that could be rapidly rolled out across Whitehall, all civil servants at the Department of Trade and Industry are to “hot desk”, a process beloved of management consultants, which will see mandarins...