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JND

JND  n.— «Many people can detect a change of only one dB, which in engineering parlance goes by an interestingly non-jargon, non-technical term called the JND, or Just Noticeable Difference.» —“Home Sense” by Mike...

bucket

bucket  n.— «“Everybody has had a bucket in their life,” said Xzibit, using L.A. slang for a clunker.» —“Cars get makeovers on MTV’s ‘Pimp My Ride’” by Mike Householder in Detroit, Mich. Dallas Morning...

bank

bank  v.— «The 16-year-old said she was “banked,” a street word meaning she was ganged up on, by East Side girls. She was hit and scratched and her hair weaves were pulled out.» —“An increase in girls fighting...

dub-deuce

dub-deuce  n.— «They have no function other than to look hip, their constant-motion appearance helping teens and early 20-somethings achieve status at a time where “dub-deuces” (22-inch wheels) and sparkling, showy rims are...

G-machine

G-machine  n.— «I didn’t expect them to transform the Civic into a balls out G-machine, but all in all I’m happy with ‘em.» —“Cheap Tires for my Civic” by MIke Owyang Usenet: rec.autos.makers.honda Sept. 9, 1996...

mollydooker

mollydooker  n.— «There is no shortage of left-handed batsmen who enjoy the pace of the Waca track in Western Australia. There are five in the top six, the most notable being Justin Langer and Mike Hussey. Now English county cricket is...