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reach back

reach back  n.— «The concept called “reach back,” is defined as “the process of obtaining products, services, and applications or forces, equipment, or material from Air Force organisations that are not forward deployed.”» —“US...

circus save

circus save  n.— «Defense was on display for the remaining minutes of the half as both squads played tough position with their shorti’s and threw in an occasional circus save or longstick robbery.» —“Duke Topples UNC in...

tokunbo

tokunbo  adj.— «If any part or bolt or nut shows any sign of working less than 100 per cent, it is automatically replaced with a brand new one, a practice which is in sharp contrast to the tendency to use a “tokunbo” (second...

truck-roll

truck-roll  n.— «Telcos will rely on "truck-rolls" (the term for a service call) to install the new equipment and will focus on minimizing installation time and effort.» —“HomePNA Alliance Sees Continued Growth in Home...

bitch hook

bitch hook  n.— «Joslan pointed out some of the historic equipment, including a hook and chain used to load logs onto railroad cars. “They called it the ‘bitch hook’—it was really hard to use.”» —“All aboard” by Dana...

coffin

coffin  n.— «Unanimously passed a resolution that prohibits utility companies to place above-ground junction boxes, commonly called “coffins,” in areas where electrical equipment is run underground.» —“Ordinance on paying...