1. lubricating system mechanical system of lubricating internal combustion engines in which a pump forces oil into the engine bearings
  2. influence a power to affect persons or events
  3. stipendiary magistrate a paid magistrate dealing with police cases
  4. pac-man strategy the target company defends itself by threatening to take over its acquirer
  5. influence peddler someone who intervenes with authorities for a person in trouble (usually using underhand or illegal methods for a fee)
  6. beggar-my-neighbor strategy a policy of promoting oneself at the expense of others
  7. involuntary trust a trust created by a court (regardless of the intent of the parties) to benefit a party that has been wrongfully deprived of its rights
  8. involuntary muscle a muscle that contracts without conscious control and found in walls of internal organs such as stomach and intestine and bladder and blood vessels (excluding the heart)
  9. inflectional ending an inflection that is added at the end of a root word
  10. operating system (computer science) software that controls the execution of computer programs and may provide various services
  11. marketing research research that gathers and analyzes information about the moving of good or services from producer to consumer
  12. weakly interacting massive particle a hypothetical subatomic particle of large mass that interacts weakly with ordinary matter through gravitation; postulated as a constituent of the dark matter of the universe
  13. supporting structure a structure that serves to support something
  14. open-air marketplace a public marketplace where food and merchandise is sold
  15. beggar-my-neighbour strategy a policy of promoting oneself at the expense of others
  16. inflation rate the rate of change of prices (as indicated by a price index) calculated on a monthly or annual basis
  17. American kestrel small North American falcon
  18. winning streak a streak of wins
  19. Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service the organization in the Defense Logistics Agency that inventories and evaluates and sells reusable United States government surplus
  20. unfluctuating not liable to fluctuate or especially to fall