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kinesio taping

kinesio taping  n.— «The taping is a new-age injury prevention method known as kinesio taping. It originates from Japan and has become popular in the past 20 years, particularly in America. The idea is to tape around a muscle to prevent...

knockdown

knockdown  n.— «The Williamstown plant, as well as the Long Beach, Calif. plant, are referred to as “knockdown” plants, a term used to describe locations that do final stage assembly, Sorek said. Trucks are sent from Japan in...

elephant cage

elephant cage  n.— «A structure similar to a fence of tall steel posts stands out in the distance. “We call that the elephant cage,” an officer says. It is the property of the 6921st Security Wing, a high-power electronic...

Asianovela

Asianovela  n.— «Filipino fans around the country are now going crazy over Asianovelas—a local colloquial term used to describe drama series imported from Korea, China, Taiwan, Japan and other parts of Asia.» —“Japanese Live Action...

Emu-ando-Eh

Emu-ando-Eh  n.— «Merger and acquisition activity in Japan hit an all time high of 2,775 deals last year, compared with just 260 in 1985. Now, from board rooms to living rooms, “Emu-ando-Eh,” as M&A is known, has entered...

Garnier limb

Garnier limb  n.— «But that was before an engineering breakthrough developed by conference participants, the so-called Garnier Limb, allowed treehouses greater stability and longer life, and before a spate of how-to and coffee-table books...