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bag drag

bag drag
 n.— «At Las Vegas we had a bag drag, airline parlance for an aircraft change.» —“Non Directional Beacon” by Dave Flight Level 390 (Phoenix, Ariz.) Dec. 5, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

ninth island

ninth island  n.— «Joel and Melodi Kekauoha began hearing the term “ninth island” when their flight from Honolulu descended over the Nevada desert toward the lights of the Las Vegas Strip. They learned the meaning later that...

jointery

jointery  n.— «The Government, however, now has to turn the rhetoric of the SDR into reality—in particular, what Johns describes as the key theme of “jointery,” of tri -service commands—known as Purple commands in the UK...

micro-agression

micro-agression  n.— «Repeated “micro-aggression and micro-insults” wear down blacks, said Bell: When a white child and a black child enter a store, guards follow the black, when a black sits in first-class, flight attendants...

protein loss

protein loss  n.— «Motion sickness—politely referred to as “protein loss”—seems to be the No. 1 drawback on the Zero Gravity flight.» —“Insurance agent zeros in on weightless flight in Fla.” by Diane...

hyzer

hyzer  n.— «Hyzer: When using a backhand throw, the disc’s flight arc, which causes it to fall in the direction opposite of the throwing arm. For a right-handed player a backhand hyzer shot fades to the left, a sidearm shot fades right...