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shore power

shore power  n.— «Shore powe[r]: A regular, wall-mounted electrical outlet. The ESPN crew hires a generator for primary power.» —“Capturing the game” by Abe Aamidor Indianapolis Star (Ind.) May 29, 2004...

radcon

radcon  n.— «Why are so many of these angry workers, who can barely pay their family’s bills, voting for radical conservative (“Radcon,” in Reich’s parlance) Republicans instead of Democrats? Because, Reich answers, the Radcons...

Fujimorazo

Fujimorazo  n.— «The 1990 election of Alberto Fujimori, a political “outsider,” was an appeal by Peruvians for a strong hand at the helm as the country weathered the storms of economic chaos. Fujimori wasted little time in...

femtosecond

femtosecond n. 10 to the -15th power or 0.000000000000001 second, equalling a quadrillionth of a second or 0.3 light microns. Editorial Note: Commonly used in measurement of light in laser or light-related technologies. Etymological Note: Danish or...