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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...

spadia

spadia  n.— «He notes that some of the inserts that gave union mailers their biggest headaches on the new equipment—such as a Montgomery Ward product and the spadia on double Sunday comics sections—have been eliminated since the strike...

jointery

jointery  n.— «Peacekeeping will have major procurement implications: there will be an emphasis on flexibility and amphibiosity and the marines will have a new significance. There are implications for heavy transport and training and for...

dog

dog  n.— «Race track “dogs” (or the equivalent thereof) could have been a factor in the International victory of France’s Match II.…They’re in the category of the carpenter’s “Horse”…A few feet of two...