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cat face

cat face  n.— «Wholesale vegatable men are commenting upon the excess waste in some of the tomatoes they are handling at low prices. Many show cracks from alternate drought and rain and the fruit blotches referred to by the trade as...

kaizen

kaizen  n.— «Kaizen is a Japanese term that means continuous improvement, taken from the words “kai,” meaning “change,” and “zen,” meaning “good.” The general translation is “change for...

by catch

by catch  n.— «It is estimated that Dirty Fishing, also known as “by catch,” results in the accidental death and waste of 44 million pounds of sea life worldwide every year, though exact figures in the U.S. are difficult to...

fiending

fiending  n.— «He was afraid the crack house would sell out. This happens. Cops call it the “fiending” frenzy.» —“Day of Promise, Night of Waste” by Paul Vitello Newsday (Long Island, N.Y.) Jan...

dhodhi

dhodhi  n.— «The source of laughter is the name Dodi which, according to the way it is pronounced, would be spelt “Dhodhi” in Shona and is used euphemistically in everyday conversation as a polite way of referring to human...

mongo

mongo  n.— «Besides furniture and bathroom, I crammed the section with a decor of “Mongo,” items workers selected from the waste flow, that they refused to put in the truck—art, religious figures, dolls. » —“Interview:...