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deckspertise (noun) : The ability to skillfully craft Powerpoint presentations. A consultant skill often based on the ability to claim ownership of common knowledge through skillful presentation.
The consultant showed her deckspertise as she created a Powerpoint presentation restating the obvious in an authoritative manner.
Submitted by: PEB from Ohio on Mar. 11, 2007 04:10
decleat (verb) : [American football]to tackle or block a player : to knock a player off his feet
Javier was decleated on the ensuing kickoff and had to be helped from the field.
Submitted by: David Eagan from Alabama on Sep. 09, 2008 11:42
declude (verb) : exclude
We would never declude other people.
Submitted by: Joey VanStrop from Alabama on Jan. 30, 2014 11:52
(verb) : to remove clutter
During the 1980s, top executives were judged on their ability to restructure, declutter, and delayer their corporations. —Harvard Business Review, May-June 1990
Submitted by: Maria Roges from Massachusetts on Sep. 12, 2011 11:46
(noun) : to clean or make organized
I need to declutter my room. —Oprah and various magazines
Submitted by: Sharonie from Texas on Sep. 21, 2008 14:50
(verb) : to remove clutter or to make neat
Try to declutter your desk by tomorrow.
Submitted by: Amarjeet SIngh Makkar from India on Jan. 11, 2008 13:40
(verb) : To remove clutter from a space. Used in the context of someone who is overwhelmed by clutter.
I'm having a hard time decluttering my collection old prescription pills. It's time to declutter the living room, because it's all billy-goat paths now.
Submitted by: Anonymous on Dec. 03, 2005 01:27
decohere (verb) : to lose coherence between the components of a quantum system
An external interaction will cause a quantum system to decohere.
Submitted by: femfemma from Sweden on Jul. 05, 2011 11:35
decommendation (noun) : an anti-recommendation : advice to avoid something
ide Story. —Wilson, Internet post, June 2, 2008
Submitted by: Rachel K from Texas on Jun. 05, 2008 12:19
decommit (verb) : to remove the committment of equipment usage in a network environment
Submitted by: Jose Torres from Texas on Jun. 25, 2014 18:14
deconcile (verb) : (transitive verb): The opposite of reconcile; To break apart from another after having reconciled prior.
They reconciled before Christmas, only to deconcile after New Year's.
Submitted by: J.C. Moore from Pennsylvania on Dec. 26, 2007 10:12
(verb) : to eliminate conflicts in a schedule
Make sure you deconflict the meeting with the VP's schedule.
Submitted by: J Stevens from California on Jan. 15, 2013 14:52
(verb) : to resolve conflicts in a schedule
Submitted by: Councell from Florida on Aug. 20, 2012 14:34
(verb) : to arrange or alter something to prevent conflict or interference
They tried to deconflict any potential problems prior to the start of the race.
Submitted by: Kevin Seiff from California on Jul. 27, 2011 01:28
(verb) : to ensure that two or more objects will not conflict with each other
To ensure there was not an accident, the air traffic controller deconflicted the two aircraft by altitude.
Submitted by: Mark Garnet from Ohio on Jan. 29, 2006 23:24
(verb) : to resolve conflicting ideas or actions
We need to deconflict the helo routes during Phase 2 operations.
Submitted by: Wes Sanders from California on Oct. 25, 2005 12:17
deconfliction (noun) : the process of avoiding mutual interference
Submitted by: Michael Groff from Pennsylvania on Aug. 05, 2011 08:44