Kindle

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Kindle (neosense) n. an e-reader, or  hand-held electronic device on which electronic versions of books, magazines, or newspapers can be read, that was developed by the online retailer Amazon (http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/e%E2%80%93reader). General denotation: v. 1. light or set on fire 2. arouse or inspire 3. become impassioned or excited (http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/us/definition/american_english/kindle) Etymology: Kindle is a Middle English word derived […]

Bioprinting

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   Bioprinting (neologism, buzzword) n. The use of 3D printing technology with materials that incorporate viable living cells, e.g. to produce tissue for reconstructive surgery. Example: “welcome to the age of bioprinting, where the machines we’ve built are building bits and pieces of us” (http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/us/definition/american_english/bioprinting). Etymology: The word bioprinting can be broken down to bio–print–ing. The […]

Optogenetics

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Optogenetics (neologism) n.  the use of genetically manipulated cells which when exposed to certain wavelengths of light express either light-responsive fluorescent proteins capable of indicating neural activity or actuator proteins capable of activating specific neural pathways (http://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/optogenetics). In simpler terms, it means using light to control neuronal activity, which has big implications as a treatment […]

Tweet

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    Tweet (neosense) n. a posting made to the social networking site, Twitter. v. making a post to the social networking site, Twitter. General Denotation: n. a brief high-pitched sound or call as made by a bird  v. to make a high-pitched sound, to chirp (http://www.oed.com/view/Entry/207978#eid289498855) Etymology: The Oxford English Dictionary lists that this […]

Trending

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  Neosense Word: v. to be the subject of many posts on a social media website within a short period of time General Denotation: v. change or development in a certain direction Etymology:In the 16th century ,it was derived from Old English trendan meaning to revolve or rotate, originally from Germanic origin. By the 18th century, it changed sense […]