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ee-dub

ee-dub  n.— «“These have already flown in the F-22, the F-16 and the F-15,” said Lt. Col. Chris Rounds, “stan-eval” chief—head of standardization and evaluation—for the 917th. He’s an electronic-warfare officer, or, in...

stand-eval

stand-eval  n.— «“These have already flown in the F-22, the F-16 and the F-15,” said Lt. Col. Chris Rounds, “stan-eval” chief—head of standardization and evaluation—for the 917th. He’s an electronic-warfare officer, or...

maytag

maytag  v.— «In river-guide parlance, I was being “Maytagged,” spun as if I were inside an enormous, violent washing machine.» —“The Calculus of Risk” by Mark Jenkins Outside (U.S.) July, 2005...

flow

flow  n.— «In the cockpit, each pilot has a certain routine, or “flow” in cockpit parlance. Because there are so many items to be checked during the cockpit preflight, pilots learn to check the cockpit in patterns to make sure...

story

story  n.— «Now the focus of investing has changed, avers Kumar. No more turnaround companies. “They have all turned around enough. So now I am concentrating on companies with stories.” In normal parlance it means companies that are...

dodgepot

dodgepot  n.— «McCoy tried to pinch the race by going clear down the hill. However Paul Carberry on the enigmatic (in racing parlance that means ‘dodgepot’ by the way) Harchibald had the move covered to score a comfortable success...

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