25 definitions by DiiKaBaKa

A color blindness test, devoloped in Japan using cards to which reveal different patterns to the eyes with normal sight and eyes that are color blind.
I went to take the Ishihara test on friday.
by DiiKaBaKa January 23, 2004
The inability to adapt psychologically to rapid and novel advances and changes, esp. cultural, technological, moral, and social innovations.
WHOA! Joe's got a future shock for the picture phone.
by DiiKaBaKa January 23, 2004
Inflammation of the intestines and stomach.
"I have to take it easy because the doctor said I have gastroenteritis."
by DiiKaBaKa January 23, 2004
A form of punishment or torture in former times in which the victim was hoisted by a rope, usually by his hands tied behind him, and allowed to fall to the length of the rope, whch did not reach the ground and so caused a painful jerk. Also see squasation.
"We used strappado on him."
by DiiKaBaKa January 25, 2004
1. To add illustrations to a book by inserting additional prints, drawings etc.
2. To mutilate (books) to get illustrations.
The book was grangerized.
by DiiKaBaKa January 23, 2004
A method of painting in water colors mixed with gum.
"This painting was created using the gouachetechnique."
by DiiKaBaKa January 23, 2004
An eye condition in which sight is poor or absent in daylight, but adequate or normal at night or by artificial light; day blindness. Also see nyctalopia.
I can't see the tree outside very well because I have hemeralopia.
by DiiKaBaKa January 23, 2004

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