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floggle toggle

floggle toggle  n.— «I’ve been listening to The Navy Lark recently and noticed the writer occasional threw in some obscure but genuine naval slang for comic effect. One I’m a bit puzzled about is “floggle toggle.” It appears to...

lopomo

lopomo  n.— « An increasing amount of electricity is used by equipment that is neither fully “on” nor fully “off.” We call these equipment states low power modes, or “lopomos.” “Standby” and “sleep” are the most familiar lopomos, but some...

walltop

walltop  n.— «Five hours later I turned my laptop into a digital picture frame. Coined as a “walltop” by one of the first that was widely publicized (here), it is just a plain old laptop with the screen being displayed in a picture frame...

back-load

back-load  n.— «AHTSVs are offshore supply vessels used in offshore oil exploration and production. They supply materials such as potable water, cement, fuel, food-boxes, equipment and spares to drilling rigs and offshore installations. On...

pulk

pulk  n.— «Not such an easy feat when you are moving forward on skis pulling a sled—or pulk, as it is called—with 140 pounds of weight to simulate all the food and equipment that must travel with each polar explorer.» —“Lawyer learns...

bio-ink

bio-ink n. organic or cellular fluid used in printer-like devices to construct solid, layered matrices that can be used medically or surgically. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)