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see-through building

see-through building  n.— «In Houston, where the oil bust of the mid-1980s led to see-through buildings devoid of tenants, brokers are wary of space proliferating in the “energy corridor,” running along Interstate 10 from...

echelon plowing

echelon plowing  n.— «The decision reverses a previous policy of DOT Region 7 that was initiated along with a new plowing technique this winter. That technique, called echelon plowing, stalls traffic behind sets of plows moving in tandem...

Sanframento

Sanframento  n.— «As the Bay Area and Sacramento regions creep relentlessly toward each other along Interstate 80—getting uncomfortably crowded along the way—officials from both areas are promoting an idea they call mega-regional planning...

blue-board

blue-board  n.— «Travelers along Interstate 57 are subjected to food, fuel and lodging signage, along with tourist attractions. Following years of paperwork and waiting, signs are being installed at the Exit 71 mile marker, also known as...

stop stick

stop stick  n.— «Knudsen raced toward them and they had to swerve their cruisers on the narrow road, Sgt. Tom McCabe said. Knudsen then raced down Boynton Beach Boulevard; “stop sticks” set just east of Interstate 95 flattened...

plaster out

plaster out  v. phr.— «I just want to let you know that we got potentially four guys over the line out here. I don’t know how long they’re going to be here. The last couple of days they’ve plastered out of here by noon.» —“Interstate...