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The Asthenosphere

The asthenosphere, as described in Brian Kevin’s Yellowstone and Grand Tetons National Parks guide (Bookshop|Amazon) is a gurgling sea of plasticized rock beneath the earth’s rocky crust. Asthenosphere derives from Greek asthenes...

digital cliff

digital cliff  n.— «Whitsett goes on to explain the unique challenges that affect many rural residents. “According to the FCC, the strength of a digital signal depends on terrain, distance from the transmitters and the reception...

garbage picker

garbage picker  n.— «Because of his size and strength, players who can recover rebounds and put them in the back of the net are affectionately known as “garbage pickers.” So, were those garbage goals?» —“Draft prospect Wilson eyes a...

overtraining syndrome

overtraining syndrome  n.— «Though it seems innocuous, overtraining isn’t just a matter of having overdone things in a workout or two. It is, instead, a recognized illness (known formally as “overtraining syndrome” by the growing cadre of...

second

second  n.— «From time to time, he engages friends who double as trainers, or “seconds” as they are called in chess parlance. These seconds are players of reasonable playing strength who, ahead of important competitions, study various...

hair dryer

hair dryer  n.— «They are there and controlling these apples is an art form. That art form is called management. Sir Alex use the much approved British technique called the hair dryer. It was developed by staff sergeants in the British...