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shut in

shut in  n.— «The most important deal ever consummated in the history of the oil business was brought to a head at a late hour last night.…The great shut-down movement was completed in every detail, and the shut-down or shut-in will...

gib

gib  n.— «“Gib” or “Gibbing” was used in the early days of First Person shooters where “Frag” is now used. Gibs are nowadays used to describe the splatter effect of guts or blood upon exploding an opponent...

cookie

cookie  n.— «The effect he explains, though is what we would refer to as “modeling” the light, which involves taking it away in certain spots to create shadows and add mystery. one way to achieve this effect, and what I think...

unblind

unblind  v.— «I know you’re on the research end of things, not economic policy, but if at two years you unblind the study and the drug is having a positive effect, at some point those patients will have to start paying for it themselves...

disco effect

disco effect  n.— «Wind energy’s antagonists, meanwhile, are hoping that through petitioning, legal challenges, and political influence their voices will be heard. It is the local issues—the hum of the turbines, the flashing red lights on...

ecotone

ecotone  n.— «An ecotone is a term from the field of ecology. It is a place where landscapes meet—like field with forest, or grassland with desert. The ecotone is an area of increased richness and diversity where the two communities...