‘Last week, the guy in charge of the Air Force’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Response office was charged with sexual battery.’ [NextDraft]
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- Unpleasantly cold or wet weather.
‘Facebook is celebrating all the wrong things. It advocates tuning out the people around you to see what else is happening that must be more interesting elsewhere. It foments FOMO. And it makes Facebook Home look like the best possible way to be the least present.’ [X]
- To estimate the value of a function between two points between which it is tabulated.
- During the course of processing some data, and in response to a directive in that data, to fetch data from a different source and process it in-line along with the original data.
- To introduce (material) to change the meaning of or falsify a text. [W]
‘I’ve modeled active Android users (excluding China) based on interpolating between Google’s announcements: my model says there were 680m Android users at the end of March.’ [X]
- Coastal water body where ocean tides and river water merge.
- An ocean inlet also fed by fresh river water. [W]
‘Tampa Bay is a large, natural harbor and estuary along the Gulf of Mexico on the west central coast of Florida, comprising Hillsborough Bay, Old Tampa Bay, Middle Tampa Bay, and Lower Tampa Bay.’ [X]