noun, Rocketry Slang.
a device by which an astronaut may eject the capsule in which he or she rides in the event that a rocket malfunctions.
[1950s+ Astronautics; chicken fr the sense ”coward”; egads an acronym for electronic ground automatic destruct sequencer and coincides with an archaic interjection of dismay]
[te-truh-zee-nee] /ˌtɛ trəˈzi ni/ noun 1. diced chicken in a cream sauce, baked in a casserole with noodles and cheese, usually flavored with sherry.
- Chicken tracks
Related Terms hen tracks
noun 1. an edible, freshwater turtle, Deirochelys reticularia, of the southeastern U.S., characterized by a long neck and by the network of fine, yellow lines marking the dark carapace.
noun 1. a light, wire netting having a large, hexagonal mesh, used especially as fencing. noun 1. wire netting with a hexagonal mesh