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dirt drug

dirt drug  n.— «Take the remarkable anti-cancer properties found in soil bacteria. It’s helping bone cancer patients at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston. In fact, the “dirt drug,” as it’s been coined, is teamed with a...

glass cliff

glass cliff  n.— «It therefore appears that after having broken through a glass ceiling women are actually more likely than men to find themselves on a “glass cliff,” meaning their positions of leadership are risky or...

shake and bake

shake and bake  n.— «They go through what is called shake n’ bake training and it’s something the public has never seen before…until now.…At first, the men are timed. They get all their gear on in about 30 seconds. But the...

whale

whale  n.— «“Whale” season is in full swing up in Colorado’s high country, as the state’s ski resorts pump thousands of gallons of water through snowmaking equipment to create autumn’s signature-shaped piles of artificial snow...

set down

set down  v. phr.— «DeMatteis, who was helmeted and traveling north, had set his bike down in what’s known as a “brake fall” stop. “I didn’t know if he was dead or alive.”» —“Motorcyclist on the hunt for his...

compost tea

compost tea  n.— «The compost teas are part of an approach known as biodynamics, a type of farming that bans use of artificial pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers, and promotes crop and wildlife diversity to curb pests.…The theory...