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pass the torch

verb

  • to turn responsibility over to.
                                                                                               

    Citation from "Everybody Flirts... Sometimes", Raising Hope (TV), Season 1 Episode 20 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on May 05 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 21 2009.

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pass wind

verb

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pass with flying colors

verb

  • to pass something graded (e.g. a test, a course) with excellent grades.

    Last edited on Aug 11 2009. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 11 2009.

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pasta rocket

noun

  • an Italian motorcycles (Ducati, etc.) Compare with "rice-rocket".

    Last edited on Dec 22 2010. Submitted by Tim M. from Milford, NH, USA on May 31 2005.

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pasties

  • dry mouth after smoking marijuana.
    Man I got a major case of the pasty's.

    Last edited on May 16 2011. Submitted by Stephanie from Kingsville, ON, Canada on Nov 17 2003.

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pasting

noun

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patch

noun

  • a small strip of female frontal pubic hair trimmed into either the shape of a rectangle or a triangle. landing strip

    Last edited on Jun 30 2015. Submitted by Anonymous on Jun 30 2015.

  • a small, thin strip of male chest hair that is exclusively between a man's pectoral muscles.
    Lauren, a Digital Marketing Specialist in the Midwest tells us she doesn't find chest hair attractive, "For me, it's very little to no hair. If you have anything more than a patch between your chest muscles, please shave it.". Compare with treasure trail.

    Last edited on Jun 30 2015. Submitted by Anonymous on Jun 30 2015.

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patent troll

noun

  • a company or individual who files patent infringement lawsuits based on their patents. Patent trolls don't produce products using their patents - rather, the patents are used only to generate a lawsuit-based profit stream.

    Last edited on Jul 28 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jan 11 2010.

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pathological

adjective

  • of input used to test a program or an algorithm, specifically designed to make the test subject perform as poorly as possible.

    Last edited on Nov 15 2011. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

  • of a set of circumstances that are likely to adversely affect something, very unlikely to occur.
    Person A: If the user uninstalls and then reinstalls video drivers while their monitor is off, the system will fail to boot.

    Person B: Yes, but that's a pathological case.

    Last edited on Nov 15 2011. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

  • of a data set, very dissimilar from normal input. Especially one that exposes a bug or algorithmic limitation.

    Last edited on Nov 15 2011. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

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pato

  • Marijuana.
    We smoked some great pato yesterday.
    • See more words with the same meaning: marijuana.

    Last edited on Feb 27 2003. Submitted by Michele from Philadelphia, PA, USA on Feb 27 2003.

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