Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Having or using the property of becoming electrically charged when heated.‘a pyroelectric sensor’
- ‘Its measured density varies from 3.9 to 4.1, and it is pyroelectric and sometimes tribohiminescent and fluorescent.’
- ‘The team initiates fusion of deuterium using the strong electric field generated in a pyroelectric crystal.’
- ‘For long wavelength systems like carbon dioxide lasers, for example, a pyroelectric array has been shown to be the most accurate device.’
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.