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mezzanine finance

mezzanine finance  n.— «The group provides what is called mezzanine finance (or mezz in finance industry parlance), a mixture of debt and equity. It earns high interest on the debt part and gets an option on an equity stake which it can...

macaroni and cheese

macaroni and cheese  n.— «While the mixture of heroin and Tylenol PM appears to be new, the moniker “cheese” is not. Drug dealers and users have long used the term for heroin and other drugs. For example, “macaroni and...

MacGyver bomb

MacGyver bomb  n.— «What officers found were several detonated MacGyver bombs inside the trash bin along with one that was unexploded. Police called a bomb squad member to the scene who disabled the device without incident.…What...

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...

atomic cocktail

atomic cocktail  n.— «Atomic cocktail: A mixture of feces, urine and assorted other unpleasant substances that inmates sometimes throw at officers.» —“What the lingo means” by Adam C. Smith, Jo Becker St. Petersburg...

loot-ocracy

loot-ocracy  n.— «They are radical activists pushing an extreme agenda that promotes an unholy mixture of theocracy and plutocracy, perhaps more accurately defined as loot-ocracy.» —“Injustice Sunday” by Larry Dale...