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beeer chariot

beeer chariot  n.— «Drunks sometimes dub it the “beer chariot”—the miraculous form of transport which gets you safely to your bed leaving no memory trace of how you got home.» —“Taxi drivers: Our unsung late night...

grandmother cell

grandmother cell n. a neuron that is said to fire when a person recognizes a single individual. Editorial Note: This term is directly tied to a theory of neurology which posits that individual brain cells contain individual memories, as opposed to...

hapa

hapa  adj.— «Sometime during my sophomore year I stumbled upon MiXeD at UW which lead me to my exploration of Mavin Foundation. I was incredibly excited to hear that there’s a magazine on multiracial backgrounds. I have a vague memory when...

pump head

pump head  n.— «From thirty to fifty per cent of patients will experience a syndrome Cohn calls “pump head,” in which they suffer significant cognitive deficits: memory loss, inability to concentrate, difficulties in...

pump head

pump head  n.— «The syndrome is so pervasive that heart surgeons and cardiologists have coined a term for it: pump head. Some even go so far as to encourage some patients to seek other remedies for their heart disease.» —“Saving the...

telltale

telltale  n.— «The telltales for gas, oil, temperature, and battery voltage—standard, fixed icons that don’t change in real time—reside in the PROM memory.» —“Design A Minimum-Space Auto-Instrument Module” by Ralph...

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