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devil squid

devil squid
 n.— «That’s what they call themselves—“riverines,” not “dirt sailors” or “devil squids.”» —“Getting their feet wet” by Andrew Scutto Navy Times SEpt. 25, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

dirt sailor

dirt sailor
 n.— «That’s what they call themselves—“riverines,” not “dirt sailors” or “devil squids.”» —“Getting their feet wet” by Andrew Scutto Navy Times SEpt. 25, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

descope

descope  v.— «The Navy will play this game by descoping the specification.» —by Senate Committee on Armed Services Fiscal Year 1975 Authorization for Military Procurement Feb. 5-Mar. 2, 1974. (source: Double-Tongued...

de-scope

de-scope  v.— «But Pall said the term Watkins wanted was “de-scope,” which means the Navy is taking another look at work needed on the project.» —“Navy Staying With Plant” Daily Oklahoman (Oklahoma...

bubble-head

bubble-head  n.— «For those who served on board the storied Maryland, the one that survived Pearl Harbor and distinguished itself at such legendary venues as the Tarawa atoll, Leyte Gulf and Okinawa, no submarine can take the place of...

floating area network

floating area network  n.— «You’ve head of WANs (wide area networks) and LANs (local area networks). Now, get ready for a new buzz word: FAN. That’s floating area network. Port Townsend-based Mobilisa, best known for bringing Wi-Fi to the...