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blisk

blisk  n.— «Aircraft engines can be damaged by foreign objects entering the engine and hitting the fast-spinning airfoils. Modern jet engines use integrally-bladed rotors, often known as blisks, which are made using materials of the...

eyes-free

eyes-free  adj.— «This innovative SAM technology, coupled with on-device speech recognition engine, is currently deployed in its award-winning MV900 portable Bluetooth car speakerphone, as well as its upcoming Mvox Duo, the world’s first...

spork

spork  n.— «The buffalo in question is the fourth vehicle in the patrol, towering over the armored trucks. Rather than an animal, it looks more like a medieval siege engine, with its row of small, thick-lensed windows and an iron-clawed...

3,000-mile screwdriver

3,000-mile screwdriver  n.— «How about some detail of the engine? EFI? Q-jet? or what…3000 mile screwdriver with no details.» —“Re: Gas Pig—Where To Start?” Usenet: rec.autos.4×4 Nov. 12, 1996. (source:...

ventiport

ventiport  n.— «Buick’s vents also build on brand history. The company has a long tradition of “ventiports,” commonly called portholes, dating to the 1930’s. The vents on the new Lucerne send a message: three per side indicate a six...

Google jockey

Google jockey  n.— «A Google jockey is someone who takes part in a presentation or class and surfs the Internet for web sites or resources mentioned by the presenter or terms and ideas related to the topic. These searches are displayed...