Definitions

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  • n. Any of various repetitive actions, such as flapping the hands, wiggling the knees, shining a light into one's eye, and spinning in a chair, typically performed by autistic people.
  • v. To perform such an action.

Etymologies

stimulation (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • We all called the stim money being used right before 2010 elections.

    Borger: Don't forget deficit in rush to create jobs

  • That is a stim-boat was carryin 'on too much stim, and the stim, which is made of coal, goes, off like gun-pow-dair if you put lights onto it.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 1, No. 3, March, 1862

  • It's true that the "stim" is not a panacea, and it should have been bigger.

    ImpeachBush

  • The president gave up the moral high ground on spending not so much with the "stim" but with the $400 billion supplemental spending bill, larded as it was with 9,000 earmarks.

    ChronWatch - Articles

  • - The president gave up the moral high ground on spending not so much with the "stim" but with the $400 billion supplemental spending bill, larded as it was with 9,000 earmarks.

    QandO

  • Denver luxury home sales dipped in July, but those that did sell moved faster Foreclosure auctions spur price declines Mixed results on 'stim' tax breaks People on the Move: Sept. 21 ...

    WN.com - Articles related to P32B needed to house 500,000 squatter-families

  • Eventually Lyra-a helps Hunt escape to Tyrania, but as its name implies, Lyra-a's home city is a tyranny of super strong (they have twin circulatory systems as indicated by Lyra-a's double navel) but arrogant and hedonistic mutants who rule a slave underclass with cylindrical "stim" weapons that give pain or pleasure through hypersonic waves.

    TrekMovie.com

  • If I'm by myself, or I just roll over and stop bugging her, i have to mentally "stim", though I never really thought of it as that till this thread.

    Wrong Planet Asperger / Autism Forums

  • "stim" money came via the Federal Transit Authority because of the planned upgrade in the bus shelters and transit area between First and Second Avenues Southwest.

    Postbulletin.com Local News

  • (Think of the ACTH stim test as causing rush hour traffic in the analogy I gave above.)

    Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia - Something to Consider

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