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race ring

race ring  n.— «“We’re literally going out there with the kind of tools you’d have in your garage,” said Colonel Fossum, the lead spacewalker for the mission. The astronauts will use a putty knife to smooth the surface of the “race ring,”...

operacy

operacy  n.— «In fact, argument and criticism—the tools of philosophers and thinkers in any serious field of knowledge—are to be dispensed with in the de Bono outlook, since they apparently lead to a “dangerous arrogance.”...

lunging

lunging  n.— «Later, Ferris and a second trainer, Laura Conroy, each led a horse out on a long rope lead and did something even non-horse folks could relate to. They let the horses run in circles, to discharge pent-up energy, a practice...

greenager

greenager  n.— «The eco-conscious youngsters, dubbed “Greenagers,” now want to put more pressure on older generations to take a lead in environmental decision-making.» —“‘Greenagers’ Want Climate Change...

doughnutter

doughnutter  n.— «John (now Lord) Wakeham, the lead Minister in the negotiations, took my point that the Government should seek to persuade MPs to start more rather than less restrictively since they could always ease up in the light of...

omega block

omega block  n.— «Northern California has been sitting under what meteorologists commonly refer to as an “omega” block—so named because of its distinctive shape—which features troughs of low pressure both to the west and east of a large...