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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)

tail cost

tail cost  n.— «That was not counting so-called tail costs, such as caring for veterans and replacing lost equipment, which the Iraq Study Group said “will run into the hundreds of billions of dollars.”» —“The Iraq war has...

whale

whale  n.— «“Whale” season is in full swing up in Colorado’s high country, as the state’s ski resorts pump thousands of gallons of water through snowmaking equipment to create autumn’s signature-shaped piles of artificial snow...

squirrel guard

squirrel guard  n.— «Spidery-looking bits of metal and inexpensive pieces of plastic are at the heart of one of the most important strategies Entergy Texas has to prevent power outages. Commonly called squirrel guards, more than 100,000 of...

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