oneiroscopy o·nei·ros·co·py (ō’nī-rŏs’kə-pē)
See dream analysis.
- One jump ahead
Anticipating and prepared for what will happen, as in We have to keep one jump ahead of the opposition, or A clever embezzler, Charles was just one jump ahead of the police. [ First half of 1900s ] Also see: get the jump on
[wuhn-legd, -leg-id] /ˈwʌnˈlɛgd, -ˈlɛg ɪd/ adjective 1. having only one leg. 2. one-sided, as an argument or point of view. 3. ineffectual because certain basic elements, measures, etc., are lacking: one-legged legislation.
- One-line fix
Used (often sarcastically) of a change to a program that is thought to be trivial or insignificant right up to the moment it crashes the system. Usually “cured” by another one-line fix. See also I didn’t change anything!
[wuhn-lahy-ner] /ˈwʌnˈlaɪ nər/ noun 1. a brief joke or amusing remark. noun 1. (informal) a short joke or witty remark or riposte n. “short joke, witty remark,” 1969, from one + line. noun A quick joke or quip; a funny observation; wisecrack: a new neighbor who exchanges one-liners with Lianna in the laundry room (1964+)