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Dust Off

Dust Off n. the military program of medical evacuation and transportation by air; an instance of such travel; a helicopter used for this purpose. Also dust-off. Etymological Note: The origin of this term is accurately described in the 1982 citation...

Dust-Off

Dust-Off  n.— «You have only two weeks to go before you climb on that big silver Dust-Off and head back to the land of flushing toilets.» —by David H. Hackworth, Samuel L. Marshall Vietnam Primer Mar. 1, 2003. (source:...

Dust Off

Dust Off  n.— «Between April, 1982, and April, 1963, some 35,000 allied casualties were evacuated from field areas by Dust Off.» —“Family Weekly: How Good is Dust Off?” by Heaton Port Arthur News (Texas) Oct...

Dust Off

Dust Off  n.— «The 57th had worked without a tactical call sign, simply using “Army” and the tail number of the aircraft.…Major [Lloyd E.] Spencer decided that this slapdash system had to go. In Saigon he visited Navy...

Mumbaiite

Mumbaiite  n.— «Roopa Swaminathan, author of the National Award-winning book, Star Dust, Vignettes from the fringes of the Film Industry, calls herself a hardcore Mumbaiite who loves cinema and grew up watching Hindi films.» —“‘I want...

budget dust

budget dust  n.— «During the heat of the bidding process, a few wannabe licensees obviously felt as though their high-dollar bids for spectrum would be justified and add up to mere “budget dust” in the long-term.» —“Budget...