The time period during which a guy is actually engaged in the shopping experience. This period can last from almost no time at all to literally hours for a metrosexual, and includes all forms of shopping, from the grocery store to designer boutiques. It should also be noted that this period can be increased through witty girl techniques such as handing a guy a blackberry loaded with brickbreaker to play or sitting him in front of a couch with sportscenter.
"Dude, I am totally down to go try on a few pairs of jeans right now, but I am letting you know that my shopping window is only about 45 minutes today.
The technical sailing term for the situation when a person steers a boat too far in one direction, causing the wind to pressure the sails into turning in a circle. At this point, the only thing to do is allow the wind to propel the boat in almost a 360 to get back on course.
"Dude, so we went sailing yesterday out from Redondo, and we ended up pulling a rach not one, but two times! It was slightly dizzying but also hysterical!"