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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...

carry someone out

carry someone out  v. phr.— «And all these things you would argue should lead a currency to trade weaker, and he got very very long the dollar, short the Yen, and a lot of people did alongside him, and basically there was a two- or three...

PILOT

PILOT  n.— «The companies—including behemoths like JPMorgan Chase, Pfizer and NBC—have paid a fraction of their normal property tax bill for years through these little-known deals, commonly called PILOTs (Payments in Lieu of Taxes)...

lip-licker’s dermatitis

lip-licker’s dermatitis  n.— «When you lick your lips, the temporary moisture evaporates, leaving the lips further dehydrated. Too much moisture around the lips can sometimes lead to what’s commonly called lip-licker’s dermatitis—a rash...