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bumper sniffer

bumper sniffer  n.— «Department of Public Safety officer Dub Gillum points out the left lane is for passing only by law, and the “bumper sniffer” is following too close and can get a ticket without having an accident...

wizzo

wizzo n. among military aircraft personnel, a weapons systems operator. Etymological Note: Pronunciation of the first letters of weapons systems operator or officer. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

wizzo

wizzo  n.— «His “wizzo” weapons system officer, Maj. Billy Wilhite, 36, of Monroe, La., said, “Nobody has ever shot at us before.”» —“Combat beginner says strike awesome” Tulsa Tribune (Okla...

wizzo

wizzo  n.— «Lt. Col. Mark Buccigrossi’s the back-seat wizzo—vernacular for the acronym WSO, or weapons system officer/navigator—in the F-4 Phantom.» —“American F-4s future is mothballed” by Michael Shinabery Alamogordo...

cross-decking

cross-decking  n.— «Neither did, a Navy officer said, adding that five years ago these ships were “cross-decking” vital equipment, or trading it back and forth, because there weren’t sufficient supplies for both.» —“U.S...

cross-decking

cross-decking  n.— «Cross decking is for, and I think we all in one way or another suffer from it, it’s when you have an officer and enlisted who possesses a specialty that is so unique and so low in numbers that when you’re operating at...