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twitch speed

twitch speed  n.— «Twitch Speed…A term used to describe how young people absorb and use information. (refers to how fast your thumbs move when you’re playing a video game). Marc Prensky, a VP at Bankers Trust, developed “twitch...

shake and bake

shake and bake  n.— «They go through what is called shake n’ bake training and it’s something the public has never seen before…until now.…At first, the men are timed. They get all their gear on in about 30 seconds. But the...

pump out

pump out  v. phr.— «A few days later, he leaves for Camp Geiger in North Carolina for infantry school, which lasts about a month. Now, he’s there training to be a rifleman, his specialty. According to Hess, George could “pump...

hundred-mile-an-hour tape

hundred-mile-an-hour tape  n.— «A paramedic’s sure hands took my pulse and felt up and down my extremities for other injuries. “Hundred mile an hour” tape—similar to electrical tape—temporarily sealed my abdominal wound...

horse ballet

horse ballet  n.— «In her 20s, Lesko’s interests turned to dressage, an intense form of competitive horse training that is sometimes called “horse ballet.” She trained to the Grand Prix level in dressage and became a serious...

hot pitting

hot pitting  n.— «The technique, called hot pitting, allows aircraft such as F-16 Fighting Falcons that are deployed here for training to land and refuel without ever stopping their engines.» —“‘Hot Pitting’ Making a...