15 definitions by blenheimears

An extremely large bomb, often nuclear.
During the Cold War the United States was afraid that the Soviets would drop the big one.
by blenheimears April 14, 2009
A single-projectile round designed to be fired from a shotgun. The term is often misused to refer to an ordinary bullet. Slugs are often much larger than conventional bullets. While ordinary bullets larger than .50 caliber are illegal or heavily restricted in many jurisdictions, slugs this large are not because they are classified as shotgun shells. Slugs also have the advantage that one can carry a single gun and use it as both a shotgun and a rifle.
Slug rounds are great for hunting deer.
by blenheimears June 14, 2009
A sin tax is a tax beyond normal sales tax on certain items that are thought to be harmful. The most common example is the tax on tobacco. The tax on gasoline and inefficient/polluting motor vehicles is another example. Sin taxes exist to drive up the cost of and therefore reduce the use of harmful products such as gasoline and tobacco.
The new sin tax on tobacco is forcing some people to quit.
by blenheimears May 14, 2009
When the hot pipe is connected to the cold side of a sink or shower and the cold pipe is connected to the hot side, making it so when you turn the hot knob you get cold water and when you turn the cold knob you get hot water.
I had the hot water knob on for five minutes and it still didn't warm up. It was then that I realized that the sink had reverse plumbing.
by blenheimears December 13, 2011
To make a photocopy of something
Can you run off a couple of copies of that worksheet?
by blenheimears April 24, 2010
The small rubber protrusions found on new tires.
I could tell my friend had new tires because they still had their tirequills.
by blenheimears March 15, 2009
To say that one could fry an egg on the sidewalk means it's very hot outside. It is actually possible to fry an egg on the sidewalk with the help of mirrors or a solar concentrator. This is often done in developing countries.
It's so hot outside that you could fry an egg on the sidewalk.
by blenheimears November 02, 2008
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