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booth capturing

booth capturing  n.— «Police said that the deaths and injuries occurred during clashes between rival parties, police gunfire to break up disturbances and incidents of “booth capturing,” a uniquely South Asian election...

brownfield

brownfield  n.— «Known as brownfields, these areas are defined by the USEPA as “abandoned, idled, or under-used industrial and commercial facilities where expansion or redevelopment is complicated by real or perceived environmental...

spinner

spinner  n.— «It’s Dub, a niche car magazine with a tiny paid circulation that has nevertheless become the bible of the urban automotive subculture devoted to 20-inch-plus spinners—the outrageously flashy oversize wheels that pop up in...

SPUI

SPUI  n.— «To increase capacity and avoid such problems, engineers have created a variation on the diamond design known as a single-point urban interchange, or SPUI (pronounced spew-ee).» —“Planners say SPUI on...

roadblock

roadblock  n.— «The Minnesota Music Man and his newest label affiliation, Columbia Records, has hooked up with five Viacom music properties that will conduct what’s known in broadcast parlance as a roadblock. MTV, MTV2, BET, VH1 and VH1...

SPUI

SPUI n. a single point urban interchange, a type of highway exchange. Also spui. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)