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enviroprenuer

enviroprenuer  n.— «The company invests in ecologically valuable ranches in the West and earns returns for investors by buying up degraded land and then enhancing it, protecting it or, in some cases, adding limited development for a net...

starvation corner

starvation corner  n.— «Militarily and economically they seem to be sitting at the starvation corner of the family table.» —“The Two Newest States Treated Like Stepchildren” by Holmes Alexander Reno Evening...

drill and kill

drill and kill  v. phr.— «She said teachers spend too much time “teaching to the test” or as they call it, “drill and kill.”» —“Is ‘No Child Left Behind’ passing the test five years later?” by Guy...

who-laid-the-rail

who-laid-the-rail  adv. phr.— «You have read columns of the heavyweight sensation of the west coast, Max Baer, a club fighter to who-laid-the-rail, two-fisted and willing, and with more color than any fighter of recent year...

fam trip

fam trip  n.— «Many of the stories generated by Chinese publications have occurred as a result of familiarization trips, commonly known as “fam trips.” While media usually are required to pay their own way to and from Nevada...

mach diamond

mach diamond  n.— «Nerves jangling, he awaits the moment when Carpe Diem, his homemade 18-foot-long rocket, hurls itself heavenward with 737 pounds of thrust, shockwaves—or “mach diamonds”—surging from its supersonic exhaust.» —“A...