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steel monkey

steel monkey  n.— «This is where not being a sissy comes in. Steel monkeys as they are affectionately called, have to walk the steel girders in order to put the steel beams in place. They walk the beams a hundred feet in the air. One false...

after

after  n.— «This physical contest led to a considerable amount of “afters,” as rugby players like to call the little bits of niggle which sometimes follow action at the contact area. There was certainly some physical stuff...

washing line

washing line  n.— «Washing lines: Vertical work station on which aircraft wing panels are positioned and worked on prior to wing assembly.» —“Airport Lingo” by Raphael Sheffield Southwest Airlines Blog/Nuts About...

bathtub

bathtub  n.— «Bathtub: Non-loadbearing aerodynamic leading edge structure in the way of the root end of the wing.» —“Airport Lingo” by Raphael Sheffield Southwest Airlines Blog/Nuts About Southwest Dec. 10, 2007...

grenade

grenade  n.— «The problem was the third leg of this female tripod: the grenade. Now, this is a term my roommates and I use to describe the friend of the hot girls who was not blessed with the same physique as her head-turning counterparts...

wingery

wingery
 n.— «The Wingery buffalo wings.» —“Just wing it Spur-of-the-moment snack idea now hot item in bars, eateries” Winnipeg Free Press (Canada) Dec. 6, 1995. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)