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BLR

BLR  n.— «As far as Bonapartism in the higher echelons of the Pakistan Army goes, the situation in army parlance is BLR or Beyond Local Repair. BLR denotes a vehicle or other piece of equipment such as a weapon, being in such a state that...

tug

tug  n.— «Crews at Philadelphia, for instance, were short of equipment and fighting over the tractors—known as tugs—that they use to pull baggage carts.» —“Frustration Grows at Carousel as More Baggage Goes Astray” by Jeff...

UFROG

UFROG  n.— «Even before we moved in, my wife set the deadline of transforming our UFROG (it means unfinished room over garage) into 250 square feet of livable, workable space, which I commonly refer to as a man room. It’s not really a den...

k-duck

k-duck  n.— «“For Katrina, with all the water rescues that we had and all the flooding, we saw that there was a lack of capability to send a fully inflated zodiac boat with supplies and equipment,” says Lt. Col. Lee Pera, Deputy...

kangaroo duck

kangaroo duck  n.— «“For Katrina, with all the water rescues that we had and all the flooding, we saw that there was a lack of capability to send a fully inflated zodiac boat with supplies and equipment,” says Lt. Col. Lee Pera...

weenus

weenus  n.— «Equipment in women’s sizes can sometimes be harder to come by. Some women use newer forms of birth control to make their periods less frequent. Even urinating can become a problem. The military has disbursed portable...