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mill and fill

mill and fill  n.— «Colo. 131 was on CDOT’s short-list in the region for repaving, Shanks said. “It needed it somewhat badly—when they have to do a full-blown ‘mill and fill’ as they call it, the road clearly needed some rehabilitation,”...

boat

boat  n.— «R&B singer Ray-J was recently allegedly kicked out of a D.C Hyatt hotel for noise complaints and being in possession of the drug “Boat,” a street-term for PCP laced marijuana.» —“HHDX News Bits (Ray-J...

water hammer

water hammer  n.— «It sounds as if the condition which you are describing is a perfect example of what is called “water hammer.” This noise generally occurs when you turn off the water at a faucet or an appliance quickly. The...

dB race

dB race  v. phr.— «We arrive in the lot of the Autoland Superstore in Niagara Falls yesterday afternoon, for a contest to see who has the loudest car stereo.…The dB race competitions are held all over the world, the international...

whistle-tip

whistle-tip  n.— «A “whistle-tip” is a device that is applied to, or is a modification of, a motor vehicle’s exhaust pipe for the sole purpose of creating a high-pitched or shrieking noise when the motor vehicle is operated...

box office

box office  n.— «There are swept tip designs that lessen the factors contributing to noise and some noise canceling technology has been tested inside the cockpit (or “box office” if it’s a female crew [g]).» —“Re: Silent...