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Jesus year

Jesus year n. a person’s 33rd year of life. Editorial Note: A similar term is Elvis year ‘a person’s 42nd year of life; the peak year of at which a person or thing peaks in popularity.’ Etymological Note: From the age that Jesus is said to have been...

shoulder peak

shoulder peak n. a period that precedes or follows regular peaks of heavy use or service, such as in television viewing or electricity consumption. Also shoulder. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

shoulder peak

shoulder peak  n.— «Different rates would be charged electric power users during “super peak hours,” “shoulder peak hours,” and “off peak hours.”» —“Electricity Rates Must Be...

shoulder peak

shoulder peak  n.— «Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation…Proposed rate periods:…On Peak: 5:01 p.m. to 8 p.m., weekdays. Shoulder Peak: 9:01 a.m. to 5 p.m., weekdays.» —“Time-Of-Use Rate Plan For Residential Customers...

shoulder

shoulder  n.— «The fares, good for round trip or one-way, are prices for basic, shoulder, peak and holiday (Christmas). Certain restrictions apply.» —“Cycling Canada” by Carolyn McGuire Chicago Tribune Aug. 7...

shoulder peak

shoulder peak  n.— «With better forward-planning and more experimentation, those early successes can perhaps be consolidated with a wider range of programmes into “shoulder peak” as 11 o’clock is now fashionably known...

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