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helitack

helitack  n.— «First of a series of tests—tabbed the Helitack Program—on the use of helicopters in firefighting will start next week in the San Bernardino National Forest.» —“Fire-Fighting Copter Tests Start in Forest” in...

noload

noload  n.— «Since it took me about ten minutes to get down there, I knew from the start that the probability of a noload was high. A noload, by the way, is cab parlance for wasting the cab driver’s time by taking a hike before the cab...

flairing

flairing  n.— «Steve Rodwell, a 29-year-old who is also a Sydney-based beverage consultant, explains that a flare master does flairing, which is balancing, catching, flipping, spinning or throwing bar products and tools—bottles, glasses...

tip-on

tip-on  n.— «Attenborough also distributed postcards with tip-on samples in cinemas and used the Clothes Show Live in December and the Cosmopolitan Show in April to demonstrate the product to the public.» —“A clean start for Pore...

Yuma

Yuma  n.— «For years they dreamed of coming to “la yuma,” as the United States is known in Cuba.» —“After treacherous voyage, refugees seek fresh start in Irvine” by Don Rosen Orange County...

bank

bank  v.— «Candy, constantly sucking her finger, says she thinks her nose is broken from a recent fight. “Two girls banked me,” she explains.» —“New Start seeks to change behavior” by Robin Farmer Richmond...