Events ("What?")

noblesse oblige
the obligation of those of high rank to be honorable and generous (often used ironically)
 
constructive possession
(law) having the power and intention to have and control property but without direct control or actual presence upon it
 
fold
the act of folding
 
line-drive triple
a triple resulting from a line drive
 
brewing
the production of malt beverages (as beer or ale) from malt and hops by grinding and boiling them and fermenting the result with yeast
 
decontamination
the removal of contaminants
 
honorable discharge
a discharge from the armed forces with a commendable record
 
cleistogamy
the production of small nonopening self-pollinating flowers
 
heroine
the main good female character in a work of fiction
 
backblast
backfire from a recoilless weapon
 
whirl
the act of rotating rapidly
 
sine wave
a wave whose waveform resembles a sine curve
 
brush-off
a curt or disdainful rejection
 
handspring
an acrobatic feat in which a person goes from a standing position to a handstand and back again
 
Caudine Forks
a battle in the Apennines in 321 BC in which the Samnites defeated the Romans
 
Battle of Rocroi
a battle in the Thirty Years' War (1643); the French defeated the Spanish invaders
 
piloting
the occupation of a pilot
 
religious service
the act of public worship following prescribed rules
 
anticlimax
a disappointing decline after a previous rise
 
phase I clinical trial
a clinical trial on a few persons to determine the safety of a new drug or invasive medical device; for drugs, dosage or toxicity limits should be obtained
 
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