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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...

ghost-fishing

ghost-fishing  n.— «“Ghost-fishing”—a term for lost or abandoned industrial scale fishing equipment that continues to catch fish—is an increasingly serious problem in the North Atlantic.» —“‘Ghost-fishing’ discovered in the...

clustering

clustering  n.— «Operators are also consolidating behind-the-scenes functions, like embalming and casketing, and sharing hearses, backhoes, and other equipment among homes, a practice called “clustering.”» —“Death sector...

chalk

chalk n. the personnel and equipment that make up the load of an aircraft. Editorial Note: Almost certainly an extension of a chalk as a record-keeping mark, which dates at least 400 years. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

laser dazzler

laser dazzler  n.— «The Chinese-made ZM-87 is perhaps the best known of these blinding weapons, also known as laser dazzlers. It was designed to foil night-vision equipment and burn the retinas of enemy troops and has an effective range of...

cross-decking

cross-decking  n.— «Neither did, a Navy officer said, adding that five years ago these ships were “cross-decking” vital equipment, or trading it back and forth, because there weren’t sufficient supplies for both.» —“U.S...