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cold smoke

cold smoke  n.— «Located 16 miles north of Bozeman, Bridger is renowned for powder so dry and wispy, locals dub it “the cold smoke.”» —“The Attraction of Winter in Bozeman” New West (Missoula, Montana) Nov...

dry powder

dry powder  n.—Gloss: a (venture capital) company’s unspent investment funds. «Then there are the private equity and VCs looking to put some of their “dry powder” to use (which is how nearly every VC I’ve talked to has...

screech

screech  n.— «After their one bottle a day has been consumed, the men must content themselves with the foul-tasting chlorinated water, made more palatable by the addition of flavoured powder, or “screech” as they call it...

singletrack

singletrack  n.— «Mountain bikers are always hunting for something called singletrack. Like fresh powder for skiers or the perfect wave for surfers, singletrack is one part natural phenomenon, one part mystical experience and one part...

whale

whale  n.— «In the old days, Taylor remembers making piles, or “whales” as they’re called in the business, of snow so heavy he had to blast them apart with dynamite to move the snow around the hill for grooming.» —“Great...

can count on no hands

can count on no hands  v. phr.— «I think 11 is too young to use paint and powder except on houses and in six shooters. This is discouraging for them as the house was just painted and the number of six shooters around the place can be...

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