Slang meaning of NIH

NIH means: Not Invented Here

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NIH means: Not Invented Here

Slang definition of NIH

NIH means: Not Invented Here

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Fiction (n.): That which is feigned, invented, or imagined; especially, a feigned or invented story, whether oral or written. Hence: A story told in order to deceive; a fabrication; -- opposed to fact, or reality.

Gunter's scale (): A scale invented by the Rev. Edmund Gunter (1581-1626), a professor of astronomy at Gresham College, London, who invented also Gunter's chain, and Gunter's quadrant.

Invented (imp. & p. p.): of Invent

Inventible (a.): Capable of being invented.

Chrysotype (n.): 2process, invented by Sir J.Herschel.

Novitious (a.): Newly invented; recent; new.

Horoscope (n.): The planisphere invented by Jean Paduanus.

Devisable (a.): Capable of being devised, invented, or contrived.

Contrivble (a.): Capable of being contrived, planned, invented, or devised.

Opodeldoc (n.): A kind of plaster, said to have been invented by Mindererus, -- used for external injuries.

Mimeograph (n.): An autographic stencil copying device invented by Edison.

Dioptra (n.): An optical instrument, invented by Hipparchus, for taking altitudes, leveling, etc.

Lima/on (n.): A curve of the fourth degree, invented by Pascal. Its polar equation is r = a cos / + b.

Basset (n.): A game at cards, resembling the modern faro, said to have been invented at Venice.

Contrivance (n.): The thing contrived, invented, or planned; disposition of parts or causes by design; a scheme; plan; atrifice; arrangement.

Volapuk (n.): Literally, world's speech; the name of an artificial language invented by Johan Martin Schleyer, of Constance, Switzerland, about 1879.

Conchoid (n.): A curve, of the fourth degree, first made use of by the Greek geometer, Nicomedes, who invented it for the purpose of trisecting an angle and duplicating the cube.

Epode (n.): A species of lyric poem, invented by Archilochus, in which a longer verse is followed by a shorter one; as, the Epodes of Horace. It does not include the elegiac distich.

Allemande (n.): A dance in moderate twofold time, invented by the French in the reign of Louis XIV.; -- now mostly found in suites of pieces, like those of Bach and Handel.

Diagometer (n.): A sort of electroscope, invented by Rousseau, in which the dry pile is employed to measure the amount of electricity transmitted by different bodies, or to determine their conducting power.

Phonoscope (n.): An instrument for observing or exhibiting the motions or properties of sounding bodies; especially, an apparatus invented by Konig for testing the quality of musical strings.

Bergamot (n.): A coarse tapestry, manufactured from flock of cotton or hemp, mixed with ox's or goat's hair; -- said to have been invented at Bergamo, Italy. Encyc. Brit.

Corinthian (a.): Of or pertaining to the Corinthian order of architecture, invented by the Greeks, but more commonly used by the Romans.

Shrapnel (a.): Applied as an appellation to a kind of shell invented by Gen. H. Shrapnel of the British army.

Jacquard (a.): Pertaining to, or invented by, Jacquard, a French mechanician, who died in 1834.

Huyghenian (a.): Pertaining to, or invented by, Christian Huyghens, a Dutch astronomer of the seventeenth century; as, the Huyghenian telescope.

Warburg's tincture (): A preparation containing quinine and many other ingredients, often used in the treatment of malarial affections. It was invented by Dr. Warburg of London.

Whitworth gun (): A form of rifled cannon and small arms invented by Sir Joseph Whitworth, of Manchester, England.

Almacantar (n.): A recently invented instrument for observing the heavenly bodies as they cross a given almacantar circle. See Almucantar.

Berlin (n.): A four-wheeled carriage, having a sheltered seat behind the body and separate from it, invented in the 17th century, at Berlin.

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Meaning of qweeb

qweeb means: More derogitory version of the word "Dweeb" meaning a Dork of questionable sexuality. Some history. The contributors school had a teacher who would allow "low grade" swearing but would only do so on paymnt into a "swear box" of 25 cents a word. Thus the class invented many new words based on words already in common usage to avoid the payments. Thus the words were used (and abused) regularly in the town. Lots of other words invented at this time were:

Meaning of wazzack

wazzack means: n idiot. When I originally put this on my website I spelled it “wazzak.” I received emails variously informing me that it was spelled “wazzock” or “wuzzock.” I then received one from a chap who claimed to have invented the word in South Somerset when he was seven and that “wazzack” was in fact the correct spelling. And the one I got from a chap in Nottinghamshire claiming that he invented it and it was spelled “wassak.” Why must society be like this? Why must we all lay claim to something? I put the two people in touch via email and they have subsequently fallen in love.

Meaning of NIH

NIH means: Not Invented Here

Meaning of Marin

Marin means: n. (muh RINN') the county in Northern California where MTBing is said to have been invented. Just north of the Golden Gate Bridge.

Meaning of Boy Toy

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Meaning of jim-jams

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Meaning of Mow-Mow

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Meaning of milf

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Meaning of Aqualung

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Meaning of (the) dreaded lurgy

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Meaning of BOLO/ BOLOS

BOLO/ BOLOS means: Term used to describe a wild punch that was invented by famous boxer Kid Chocolate and used by Sugar Ray Leonard. (exam. "if me and that kid fight I'm throwin bolos")

Meaning of BOLO/ BOLOS

BOLO/ BOLOS means: Term used to describe a wild punch that was invented by famous boxer Kid Chocolate and used by Sugar Ray Leonard. (exam. "if me and that kid fight I'm throwin bolos")

Meaning of jaffa

jaffa means: Noun. An infertile male. From jaffa oranges being seedless. This term either gained prominence from or was invented for the British TV sitcom Only Fools and Horses in the 1990s. Derog.

Meaning of dry slap

dry slap means: Noun. A punch. Expression supposedly invented by actor Mike Read, for the Frank Butcher character he played in a TV soap, Eastenders. E.g."You'd better show him some respect before he gives you a dry slap." [1990s?]

Meaning of Claytons

Claytons means: A well known and advertised non-alcoholic drink that looks like and tastes like whiskey. 2. Imaginary fictitious, invented. For example, a "Claytons Aussie" is a person who thinks he or she is an Australian, but really is not an Australian citizen at all

Meaning of skip

skip means: n dumpster. It’s odd that something as revolting should develop such a pleasant name. The dumpster was invented by a man called Skip Mandible. This is a lie.

Meaning of smeg

smeg means: n generic swear word based upon the word “smegma.” Also a popular German kitchen equipment manufacturer, who are no doubt in the process of changing their name. Popularised (and most likely invented) by Rob Naylor, who created the Red Dwarf book and television series.

Meaning of McClellan saddle

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Meaning of wank

wank means: v masturbate. wanker n one who masturbates. Quite a rude word in the U.K. - perhaps one notch worse than “fuckwit” on the international offensiveness scale I’ve just invented. Interesting, therefore, that Adam Clayton of U2 managed to get away with using it in a Simpsons episode and that Phil Collins managed to use it in his 1984 Miami Vice cameo.

Meaning of hoover

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Meaning of Fiction

Fiction means: That which is feigned, invented, or imagined; especially, a feigned or invented story, whether oral or written. Hence: A story told in order to deceive; a fabrication; -- opposed to fact, or reality.

Meaning of Gunter's scale

Gunter's scale means: A scale invented by the Rev. Edmund Gunter (1581-1626), a professor of astronomy at Gresham College, London, who invented also Gunter's chain, and Gunter's quadrant.

Meaning of Invented

Invented means: of Invent

Meaning of Inventible

Inventible means: Capable of being invented.

Meaning of Chrysotype

Chrysotype means: 2process, invented by Sir J.Herschel.

Meaning of Novitious

Novitious means: Newly invented; recent; new.

Meaning of Horoscope

Horoscope means: The planisphere invented by Jean Paduanus.

Meaning of Devisable

Devisable means: Capable of being devised, invented, or contrived.

Meaning of Contrivble

Contrivble means: Capable of being contrived, planned, invented, or devised.

Meaning of Opodeldoc

Opodeldoc means: A kind of plaster, said to have been invented by Mindererus, -- used for external injuries.

Meaning of Mimeograph

Mimeograph means: An autographic stencil copying device invented by Edison.

Meaning of Dioptra

Dioptra means: An optical instrument, invented by Hipparchus, for taking altitudes, leveling, etc.

Meaning of Lima/on

Lima/on means: A curve of the fourth degree, invented by Pascal. Its polar equation is r = a cos / + b.

Meaning of Basset

Basset means: A game at cards, resembling the modern faro, said to have been invented at Venice.

Meaning of Contrivance

Contrivance means: The thing contrived, invented, or planned; disposition of parts or causes by design; a scheme; plan; atrifice; arrangement.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Offend

Offend means: To strike against; to attack; to assail.

Meaning of Physiognomist

Physiognomist means: Same as Physiognomy, 1.

Meaning of Remittitur

Remittitur means: A remission or surrender, -- remittitur damnut being a remission of excess of damages.

Meaning of Tartufish

Tartufish means: Like a tartuffe; precise; hypocritical.

Meaning of Trade

Trade means: To have dealings; to be concerned or associated; -- usually followed by with.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of BEETLE

BEETLE means: Beetle is British slang for to hurry.

Meaning of BOMBER

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Meaning of fucking hell!

fucking hell! means: Exclam. An exclamation similar to 'fuck!' (exclam). Most likely to be heard as fuckin'ell.

Meaning of dowdled

dowdled means: Nice sounding word but contributor says he has no idea how or why it was used. Could be as old as the 15th century and may be associated with the North of England. If you have any ideas it would solve a dilema for us. We look forward to your help. Of course it could just be another form of 'dawdled' which would be a bit silly, so we await your comment with interest.

Meaning of fingerhoot

fingerhoot means: An under average size dick, 3-4 inches in length.

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