(pronounced MAY–ah KOOL-pa)
A Latin term translated as “through my fault” and used as an apology or a formal acknowledgment of personal fault or error.
Example: “Mea culpa! I am horrified that I purged those documents from the
What a fabulous word. Just say it out loud. Doesn’t it sound like what you would imagine honey sounding like if that lovely golden substance had a sound" That’s a good thing because
We don’t particularly care for this word. Images of silvery surfaces of raw meat, deteriorating layers of mystery substances, and dental-enhanced members of the band
No dictation involved here – it’s not that kind of memo. It’s another name for a swatch or a relatively small sample of a textile. Size will vary from manufacturer to
When you pronounce this, you don’t say “mep” (rhymes with Johnny Depp); instead, spell out the initials M-E-P. They stand for Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing. These engineers are the left-brained people on the project team who
As you might imagine, the origin of this word is the Roman god Mercury, after which the planet is named. Due to Mercury’s darting about, traveling the earth and heavens as a messenger, the word
The idea is similar to plating but refers to depositing a coating of metal on non-metallic objects instead of on other metallic objects.
See also: anodized, plating
Most often used to describe the proliferation of cancer within someone’s body, this word, which means to expand or grow out from an existing site, is also used to
Since you know what the “metric system” of measurement is, it probably wouldn’t surprise you that a metric is simply a standard of measurement.
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