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yo-yoing

yo-yoing  n.— «In the wake of a controversy that engulfed the Derby this fall, two respected Island organizations have asked the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) to ban a fishing method known as yo-yoing…a fishing...

disponering

disponering  n.— «I, for my own female brain, didn’t realize that Filipino innovations could lead to the fixing of cars or in layman’s term “disponering.”…I found out later that the car is a wreck he brought from the...

underpowered

underpowered  adj.—Gloss: in research or information-gathering, having insufficient data. «Analysis by fluorescence in situ hybridization to assess genetic amplification of Her-2-positive tumors revealed discrepancies between the two...

bio-slurping

bio-slurping  n.— «The USFK has argued that it made efforts that “go beyond’” the Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) between South Korea and the United States by removing polluted underground storage tanks inside camps, removing...

sugar out

sugar out  v. phr.— «But I know that union representatives balk at such ignoble motivations and like to point instead to the value and importance of public schools in American life. When I was a school choice advocate in Vermont, these...

tuck-under

tuck-under  n.— «Nadal has shown that his strategy can attract talent. (MDC also made four outright acquisitions, or “tuck-unders,” in Nadal parlance, this year.) What he’s selling—that talent matters above all, that the ad...