Chris' Word Of The Day.

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Chris' Word Of The Day.

Posted 05 February 2002 - 07:49 PM

My word of the day for the 6th of February, 2002:

de·fen·es·tra·tion (d Posted Image -f Posted Image n Posted Image Posted Image -str Posted Image Posted Image sh Posted Image n)
n.
An act of throwing someone or something out of a window.
[From de- + Latin fenestra, window.]

You just wait for TOMORROW's word... :)

(Edited by chriswoods at 9:50 pm on Feb. 5, 2002)


http://www.dictionar...-bin....(Edited by chriswoods at 9:51 pm on Feb. 5, 2002)

(Edited by chriswoods at 9:54 pm on Feb. 5, 2002)


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Re: Chris' Word Of The Day.

Posted 05 February 2002 - 08:01 PM

Sorry, I couldn't wait. ;)


ob·fus·cate ( Posted Image b Posted Image f Posted Image -sk Posted Image t Posted Image , Posted Image b-f Posted Image s Posted Image k Posted Image t Posted Image )
tr.v. ob·fus·cat·ed, ob·fus·cat·ing, ob·fus·cates

  1. To make so confused or opaque as to be difficult to perceive or understand: ?A great effort was made... to obscure or obfuscate the truth? (Robert Conquest).
  2. To render indistinct or dim; darken: The fog obfuscated the shore.


[Latin obfusc Posted Image re, obfusc Posted Image t-, to darken  : ob-, over; see ob- + fusc Posted Image re, to darken (from fuscus, dark).]ob Posted Image fus·ca Posted Image tion n.
ob·fus Posted Image ca·to Posted Image ry ( Posted Image b-f Posted Image s Posted Image k Posted Image -tôr Posted Image Posted Image , -t Posted Image r Posted Image Posted Image , Posted Image b-) adj.

http://www.dictionar...?term=obfuscate

(Edited by chriswoods at 10:02 pm on Feb. 5, 2002)

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Re: Chris' Word Of The Day.

Posted 07 February 2002 - 12:22 PM

acronyms:
SEX: Sodium Ethyl Xanthate (mining industry flotation reagent)
PENIS: Proton-Enhanced Nuclear Induction Spectroscopy (NMR technique)
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Re: Chris' Word Of The Day.

Posted 09 February 2002 - 06:25 PM

No, I'm sorry, those are acronyms. You'll have to take them elsewhere.

Another Word of the Day coming in a second...

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Re: Chris' Word Of The Day.

Posted 09 February 2002 - 06:29 PM

twee   Pronunciation Key  (twPosted Image)
adj. Chiefly British

Overly precious or nice.


[Alteration of tweet, baby-talk alteration of sweet.]

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Re: Chris' Word Of The Day.

Posted 09 February 2002 - 07:25 PM

Capty is twee for sure.
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