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risk pool

risk pool  n.— «High-risk health insurance plans, also known as risk pools, are state-funded plans and are an important safety net for individuals who are denied health insurance because of a medical condition.» —“Health Insurance for...

cliff risk

cliff risk  n.— «CDOs-squared are often referred to as being subject to the so-called “cliff” risk, a phenomenon where the tranche gets wiped out quickly once losses reach it.» —“CDOs-Squared Demystified” by...

pimp

pimp  v.— «I can’t say how long the term “pimping” has been used in medical circles but I first heard the term six years ago when I began working at a teaching hospital. The term comes from the fact that the clinical...

crimeware

crimeware  n.— «Scan for virii, worms, trojans, spyware, and other crimeware.» —“Re: Are there any new ways to overcome .NET Overheads?” by Timothy Casey Usenet: microsoft.public.vb.general.discussion Apr. 28...

mug

mug  v.— «“Once the animal gets entangled in the net, then we get out of the ship and what we affectionately call “mug” it,” net gunner Bob Teagle said. Mugging means trying to get the elk off its legs, covering its eyes...

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...