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glass cockpit

glass cockpit  n.— «Like the shuttle, he now has what aviators refer to as a “glass cockpit.” Instead of clock-like gauges and mechanical readouts, his small plane uses multifunctional displays that appear to have been extracted from a...

frozen zoo

frozen zoo  n.— «During her eight years of service, she has advanced from washing lab slides to keeping the computerized inventory of what is sometimes called the “frozen zoo.” That includes thousands of animal sperm and...

blow a hoolie

blow a hoolie  v. phr.— «It is, as the title suggests, blowing an absolute hoolie outside and I fear I have been over-romanticising Antarctica in my latest scrawls. I have not seen the sun for a week. I have been outside, for more than...

incalmo

incalmo  n.— «Koch’s vases incorporate a technique called “incalmo,” meaning to fuse two colored halves of glass together while hot.» —“Campus glass lab hosts open house and sale” by Tom Sinclair University of...

lab-on-a-molecule

lab-on-a-molecule  n.— «The use of one test, rather than three separate tests, to detect the presence of three analytes could therefore potentially improve the efficiency of screening for various medical conditions. Chemists at Queen’s...

buncher

buncher  n.— «Many of the animals in such ads end up with hoarders and puppy mills, used as bait for training fighting dogs, or “adopted” by “bunchers.” A “buncher” is someone who collects animals to...

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