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cinema jazz

cinema jazz  n.— «The same goes for moving pictures, whether it’s the grainy old educational clips or the handcrafted abstract strips with which the trio create, and in fact improvise to a degree, a luminous collage of loops and layers...

beme

beme  n.— «One proponent is Martine Rothblatt, who is a genuine visionary.…Her talk entitled “Of Genes, Bemes and Conscious Things” outlined a future in which human consciousnesses are uploaded into computers. Her...

mooby

mooby  n.— «Before his weight loss, the film director was mocked by a tabloid newspaper after a photograph of him on a Caribbean beach showed his droopy chest, or “moobies”—a neologism for male boobs.» —“Super-slimmer Winner...

lethealgia

lethealgia  n.— «Which I think turned out quite nicely—lethealgia is a neologism I coined, derived from the Greek Lethe, the River of Oblivion in Hades, which is sometimes used to indicate forgetfulness, and algia from the Greek word...

inframince

inframince  n.— «The back cover, a message built of collaged letters, demonstrates Duchamp’s notion of “inframince,” a neologism of his that, he stated, could not be defined, only illustrated: “When the tobacco smoke...

blogject

blogject  n.— «“Blogject” is a neologism that’s meant to focus attention on the participation of “objects” and “things” in the sphere of networked social discourse variously called the blogosphere, or social web. The Blogject is a kind of...