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The act of participating in obviously pointless activities as an expedient alternative to actually expending effort to fix a problem.
Signing an email petition to stop rampant crime is slacktivism. Want to really make your community safer? Get off your ass and start a neighborhood watch!
by 1Spectre4U October 21, 2003

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1. A hat made from kitchen aluminum foil or other pliable metallic substance, with the supposed purpose of shielding the wearer's brain from mind control/surveillance by various supernatural or conspirital organizations.

2. Pertaining to various supernatural or conspirital phenomena.
Mike is still talking about space aliens? He must have left his tinfoil hat at home.
by 1Spectre4U August 12, 2003

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A hood scoop that is attached to a car's air cleaner/intake manifold, and protrudes through a hole in the hood. Named such because it can be visibly seen shaking when the engine is revved.
Some Barracudas came from the factory with shaker hoods.
by 1Spectre4U August 12, 2003

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Short for turbocharger. A method of forced induction that uses exhaust gasses to turn a turbine, which in turn drives an intake pump to force more air into the engine. Available on many vehicles as a factory option or as an aftermarket kit.
The turbo option for my car was expensive, but I love the extra power!
by 1Spectre4U August 12, 2003

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Term coined by Violence Policy Center head Josh Sugarmann to describe cililian semiautomatic firearms with a military or fearsome appearance, yet no more lethality than lesser weapons. Derived from the term "assault rifle", which means a fully automatic, selective fire rate firearm used my military and police personnel.
"Assault weapons' menacing looks, coupled with the public's confusion over fully-automatic machine guns versus semi-automatic assault weapons --anything that looks like a machine gun is assumed to be a machine gun-- can only increase the chance of public support for restrictions on these weapons."
by 1Spectre4U November 12, 2003

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Suffix added to any noun to describe the biggest/baddest/meanest/nastiest of its type. Dervied from Godzilla, Japan's national hero, 60's movie star, and general all around badass.
My kitty got the name "Catzilla" after he clawed up the Rottweiler from down the street.
by 1SPectre4U January 12, 2004

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A disproportionately large muffler or exhaust pipe, mounted on an automobile with a small displacement engine. Named for the flatulence like sound the vehicle's exhaust makes.
A six inch fart cannon attached to a 1 inch tailpipe? Don't tell me. You've seen The Fast and the Furious at least once, right?
by 1Spectre4U August 12, 2003

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