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bleavy

bleavy  n.— «Bleavy. It’s a boiling liquid vapor explosion. What you have is the metal container ruptures. You have a violent and sudden release of liquid.» —“Damage From Propane Explosion ‘Into the Millions’” by Edward...

Nazi fuel

Nazi fuel  n.— «This expensive coal-to-liquid process was later used by South Africa to meet its energy needs during its isolation under apartheid. And now what some people refer to as “Nazi fuel” is back—thanks in part to high oil prices...

blue juice

blue juice  n.— «When I looked at it very closely, I could see that it was a newborn kitten, maybe just a few days old. At that time, I could hear the head Veterinary Technician (my boss) saying, “Just give it the blue juice (the liquid...

thixoforming

thixoforming  n.— «Thixoforming involves heating a metal until it demonstrates semi-solid properties. The mixture of solid- and liquid-phase metal is then poured into a mould or a die to form the net shape of a part. Thixoforming is viewed...

cryonaut

cryonaut  n.— «Like some 1,000 other members of the “cryonics” movement, Mr. Pizer has made arrangements to have his body frozen in liquid nitrogen as soon as possible after he dies.…Despite the uncertainties, cryonauts...

liquid talent

liquid talent  n.— «I am also passionate about the components of the Good Life that I believe contribute to the overall jazz lifestyle. Foremost among these is alcohol; or, as it is known around the ’Dome, “liquid talent.”» —“Holiday...

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