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filet

filet  v.— «Closing the deal also would enable CSX to accelerate bridge and rail-bed work to allow passage of double-stacked container-freight trains between Boston and the New York state line. That would mean significant savings for CSX...

fog line

fog line  n.— «Resident Michael Reiskind noted that the Jamaicaway lacks edge-of-the-road striping—or “fog lines,” as he called them—on both shoulders of the road between Kelly Circle and Perkins Street. That means drivers have no visual...

mixto

mixto  n.— «Some producers are giving in to the temptation to make tequila from 51 percent agave sugars and 49 percent other sugars, the minimum required to use the name tequila. The blended tequilas are called mixtos and have...

soil nailing

soil nailing  n.— «He estimated that roughly two-thirds of the steep walls required extra attention to shore them up, using an engineering technique called soil nailing.» —“Museum opening delayed to 2010″ by Tracie...

feldencris

feldencris  n.— «During the 1990s, some dressage riders started studying why horses move so much more freely in the pasture than under saddle. Out of those questions came some better saddle-fitting techniques and a method, called...

Katrina cottage

Katrina cottage  n.— «The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved more than $74 million for a state plan to build more than 400 alternative housing units, often known as Katrina cottages, for south Louisiana hurricane victims...