(n.) A miniature electronic device that records sounds and transmits the playback to a remote receiver. Usually placed in internal settings, it's installed with regard toward optimal concealment and acoustic clarity. (There have been many new modifications to the genre of "bugs" from environment adaptability to signal transmission type. Due to the 4th Amendment, all forms of U.S. law enforcement require court permission along with strict rules in the use of these devices.)
Spetsnaz agents used a bug to capture enemy conversations in order to learn the whereabouts of POW camps and artillery encampments in the Soviet-Afghanistan War.
(n.)A medical kit or syringe used commonly in sci-fi movies and games to heal the user of wounds.
Sarge had to inject a stimpak to keep him from bleeding to death.
A break dance that involves the person getting on the floor (stomach down) and moving in a curvy wave sort of like how a worm moves, hence the title.
Also called "the centipede".
Did you see Ed S. do the worm in the cafeteria? He must've gone 20 feet down the place!
(n.)A medieval term used to describe a naval officer in the English fleet. An important underling on one's ship who assists the captain and his first mate.
It's also the title of the British Queen's bodyguards.
A. Engineering Yeoman Richard Lancombe served on the Lucille, making repairs and maintaining the ship.
B. Doormen at Buckingham Palace are also called yeoman.
A grand endeavor or trial of much difficulty.
(French expression, not directly translated/cultural saying.)
Getting a 3-pointer from downtown is a tour de force. Or, climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro is quite a tour de force.
An expression meaning that if one thing/person/etc. is affected in some way, all those surrounding it will do the same.
1. If one infected person sneezes in an elevator, most of the people inside will eventually become sick.
2.If the Soviets invade one of its neighbors, many others will succumb to the same result soon enough.
Referred to as the group of federal agents, the leader being Elliot Ness who fought Al Capone's organization without being bribed or falling ultimately to corruption as well as shutting down a million-dollars worth enterprise of bootlegging. Ness' book was called "The Untouchables" as well as some movies and television shows made during the 20th century.
A hacker team in Seattle used to be called "The Untouchables" due to their successful anonymity from the police and spring of untraceable electronic crimes.