18 definitions by vaeren

An oilfield term used to describe a condition that does not need to be corrected right away. For instance, a minor mistake which can be corrected later is deemed "playbackable."

The word originated when oilfield data was kept on computer tapes, and in order to re-access the data, the tape had to be played back.
Example:

Terry: "I can't believe I just spent my last $20 at the craps table. Too bad my bet isn't playbackable."

Example 2:

Jim: "I just computed some data with the wrong model."
Tom: "Don't worry, it's playbackable."
by vaeren November 05, 2008

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A person holding the job title of Field Engineer, who happens to be employed by the oilfield services company Schlumberger. Such a person will normally work offshore or on land, at times on a drilling rig.
Dave, my friend from Nigeria, is a Schlumbergeer.
by vaeren October 01, 2011

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Describes the state of being skeeved out. Usually results from associating with or being in the vicinity of a person or thing considered to be skeevy.
Trisha: "Let's get out of here, Richard gives me the skeeves."
by vaeren August 02, 2008

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FSM
Field Service Manager
We have problems - better call the FSM.
by vaeren January 13, 2007

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