Military Slang. a hasty retreat from combat, especially in defiance of orders.
Slang. a person who absents himself or herself from duties or obligations.
A person who usually withdraws and evades; a slacker
A military retreat (Korean War Army)
crazy; insane. Also called true bug, hemipteran, hemipteron. a hemipterous insect. (loosely) any insect or insectlike invertebrate. Informal. any microorganism, especially a virus: He was laid up for a week by an intestinal bug. Informal. a defect or imperfection, as in a mechanical device, computer program, or plan; glitch: The test flight discovered the bugs […]
bugzilla programming The web-based bug tracking system used by the Mozilla project. Bugzilla home (http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/). (2002-06-12)
elaborate inlaid work of woods, metals, tortoiseshell, ivory, etc. Historical Examples The Forsyte Saga, Complete John Galsworthy Dross Henry Seton Merriman The Romance of His Life Mary Cholmondeley Moment of Truth Basil Eugene Wells Sonia Married Stephen McKenna Ecstasy: A Study of Happiness Louis Couperus Miss Primrose Roy Rolfe Gilson The Sins of Sverac Bablon […]
burr1 (def 1). burr4 . burstone. burstone. Historical Examples Warwickshire Clive Holland A New Guide for Emigrants to the West J. M. Peck noun a small power-driven hand-operated rotary file, esp for removing burrs or for machining recesses a rough edge left on a workpiece after cutting, drilling, etc a rough or irregular protuberance, such […]
burstone. any of various siliceous rocks used for millstones. a millstone of such material. noun a hard tough rock containing silica, fossils, and cavities, formerly used as a grindstone a grindstone or millstone made of this rock noun a variant spelling of buhrstone