a small orchid, Orchis ustulata, resembling the lady orchid, having dark reddish-brown hoods that give a burnt look to the tip of the flower spike
the nuclear fuel consumed in a reactor, often measured as a percentage of the atoms of fuel that have undergone fission.
noun (Scot & Irish, dialect) (pl) -roos the government office from which unemployment benefit is distributed the unemployment benefit itself (esp in the phrase on the buroo)
a belch; eructation. to belch; eruct. to cause (a baby) to belch by patting its back, especially to relieve flatulence after feeding. Contemporary Examples When Did “Married Without Children” Become Gauche? Rachel Shukert November 14, 2008 Bill Clinton: Two-Edged Sword for President Obama Michelle Cottle June 1, 2012 Confessions of a Competitive Eater July 2, […]
machine pistol. noun (US, slang) an automatic pistol or submachine gun A German Schmeisser machine pistol with a very high rate of fire Any submachine gun; tommy gun (WWII Army)