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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH » Thu May 12, 2011 5:53 am

^ :lol:

Hence the soft bits.

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII » Thu May 12, 2011 6:57 pm

rhenium
–noun Chemistry.
a rare metallic element of the manganese subgroup: used, because of its high melting point, in platinum-rhenium thermocouples.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby pieces o'nine » Thu May 12, 2011 8:49 pm

Platinum-Rhenium Thermocouples would make a good band name.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII » Fri May 13, 2011 7:37 am

meatus
–noun
an opening or foramen, especially in a bone or bony structure, as the opening of the ear or nose.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby black bart » Fri May 13, 2011 8:07 am

Meatus

Another good name for a band...I imagine a sort of Grunge Metal outfit.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Ubi Dubium » Sat May 14, 2011 8:17 am

^ Oh, very good!

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII » Sat May 14, 2011 10:51 am

radiograph
–noun
1. Also called shadowgraph. A photographic image produced by the action of x-rays or nuclear radiation.
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2. to make a radiograph of.
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Re: Word of the Day

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Re: Word of the Day

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII » Sun May 15, 2011 11:19 am

shambolic
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informal. completely disorganized; chaotic.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby pieces o'nine » Sun May 15, 2011 7:33 pm

shambolic
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Re: Word of the Day

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