THE OPEN DICTIONARY
New Words & Slang
d6 (noun) : A square six sided die
Roll a d6.
Submitted by: BSC from Virginia on May. 10, 2006 00:33
(noun) : role playing game —used esp. in online or electronic gaming
Have you heard of that new RPG that's coming out next month?
Submitted by: La Ivonne from California on Sep. 27, 2006 00:02
rephasement (verb) : the cyclical process of refining the phase of your x-ray diffraction data.
I will be here working on my rephasement for the rest of the day if you need me. —Justin Hall, Class Notes, 5-5-06
Submitted by: Justin Hall from Oregon on May. 09, 2006 16:47
insilication (noun) : a) the embodiment of vast and/or complex data after processing via a computer algorithm.
the affect of the expermental varables are insilicated here in this spreadsheet —Justin Hall, Software Help Manual, 5-9-06
Submitted by: Justin Hall from Oregon on May. 09, 2006 16:44
statoid (noun) : A primary administrative subdivision of a country. Umbrella term covering states, provinces, departments, counties, territories, governorates, and so on, depending on the specific country.
Is a statoid's capital ever located outside of the statoid itself? —Gwillim Law, 1999
Submitted by: Anonymous on May. 09, 2006 13:46
pork out (verb) : To gain a lot of weight
She has really porked out since I last saw her.
Submitted by: KA from Connecticut on May. 09, 2006 12:23
(adjective) : An intellectually demanding concept, problem or issue.
Certain concepts in the study of statistics are a bit wiggy, but careful practice can usually make them understandable.
Submitted by: mary toth from Maryland on May. 09, 2006 12:04
(noun) : a small picture often associated with a person's identification on a chat room, online forum, or instant messaging
Jim's avatar on the instant message featured his self-portrait.
Submitted by: Schlockading from Texas on May. 08, 2006 23:43
Angustation (adjective) : To feel anger, frustration, and agitation all at the same time.
I was feeling quite angustated at work when the customer was yelling at me. —Daniela Mitrovic, My own head
Submitted by: Daniela Mitrovic from Florida on May. 08, 2006 19:31
Boredomific (adjective) : Being overly bored with nothing interesting to do.
Now that the mountain has closed, I feel boredomific because there is nothing to do on the weekend.
Submitted by: Anonymous on May. 08, 2006 18:14
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