FIREHOSE

Noun

firehose (plural firehoses)

Alternative spelling of fire hose

(internet, neologism) Access to the social media data sold to the third parties, or such data stream.

Verb

firehose (third-person singular simple present firehoses, present participle firehosing, simple past and past participle firehosed)

To wash something down with a firehose; to douse with a large amount of water (or chemical agent) sprayed from a hose, to extinguish a fire.

Source: Wiktionary



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Word of the Day

8 March 2021

DIPLOID

(noun) (genetics) an organism or cell having the normal amount of DNA per cell; i.e., two sets of chromosomes or twice the haploid number


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Coffee Trivia

In 1511, leaders in Mecca believed coffee stimulated radical thinking and outlawed the drink. In 1524, the leaders overturned that order, and people could drink coffee again.

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