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- n. anything overfull
- n. a program that has been worked on by many poor programmers and is now a mess
- n. An electronic signal that is normally high or on, but goes low for a very short period and then returns to high. A low going spike.
- n. A hammer sometimes used by Geologists to chop rock samples from boulders for examination.
- n. A hammer used by electric welders to knock off slag off of the welded joint. Such blivet hammers sometimes have springs for handles instead of solid wood or plastic to lessen shock to the human hands.
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He still remembers learning of a "blivet," which is ten pounds of excrement in a five pound bag.
Until then, I recognize a blivet when I see one being handed tome.
A blivet is ten pounds of manure in a five pound bag.
The blivet on "and the children shall reach out" caught my eye.
Now and again your job requires you to entertain the CEOs of blivet-buying firms, and your old sofa and armchairs are getting shabby and don't give a very good impression, so you bought new ones.
To Car and Driver , the Karma comes off as a blivet -- 10 pounds of material stuffed into a five-pound bag.
Now, like spiteful children, Republicans and their Tea Party allies are making threats and running amok as if they've been hit by a blivet.
Instead of demanding that they pass real stimulus legislation - which would have really stimulated the economy, big-time, and right now - he let those dickheads on the Hill just load up a big pork party blivet of a bill with all the pet projects they could find, designed purely to benefit their personal standing with the voters at home, rather than to actually produce jobs for Americans.
When I was in Iraq in 04-05 we had a blivet farm on-site with 250,000 gallons of fresh water on hand, not to mention pallets of bottled water every 100 feet.
This wretched excess boggles the imagination and exemplifies the blivet.
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