DICT/1.0
Title: MOP Dictionary
Front: dictionary
[aalii]
\ah' lee\
n. ('00) A vowel-bearing tree.
[Abbott scratch]
\ab' et skrach'\
n. ('02) Ludicrously extensive scratch work turned in during the [ELMO].
[aerobie]
\air oh' bee\
\air' oh bee\
n. ('00) A frisbee-like object, often thrown on inaccessibly high roofs.
[Aleph-null]
\a' lef nuhl'\
n. ('02) The cardinality of the set of Anders' [juggling] balls; known to be greater than or equal to 19, and, in fact, conjectured to be equal to 19.
[all your]
\ahl' yohr'\
base. ('01) Are belong to us.
[AM-GM]
\am' gam\
n. ('00, '02) *abbr.* The Arithmetic Mean-Geometric Mean inequality, a popular inequality used in [bunching].
n. ('00) *abbr.* All Girls, All Math, a group of hard-studying girls who do modular arithmetic (also: AG-AM).
n. ('02) *abbr.* All Math, Guys Mostly (see: [MOP]).
n. ('02) Obscure inequality stating that MOP > AG-AM.
vt. ('00) To apply the AM-GM inequality.
ant. ('00) [Cauchy].
[anagram tiles]
\an' e gram' tilez'\
n. ('01) A set of scrabble tiles in which the second blank is an S.
[Antarctica]
\ant ark' tih kuh\
n. ('00) A southerly continent with no native population but two internationally competing math teams.
[apple]
\a' pel\
n. ('00) A thing to be counted in a problem of Gabe's lecture.
n. ('01) A silver medal.
[Axiom of Choice]
\ak' see em ev chois'\
n. ('02) A diabolical device used in the torture of innocent spheres, capable of cutting up sets arbitrarily with no regard to their volume.
[bagel man]
\bay' gel man'\
n. ('01) A sessile, edible, humanoid life form.
[banana]
\be nan' e\
n. ('00) A brittle, green-brown object; air freshener; locus of spontaneous generation.
n. ('00) A fruit that may be Jensened if held correctly.
n. ('01) A gold medal.
n. ('01) A device for enumerating certain functions defined on sets of lattice points.
[base case]
\bays' kays'\
n. ('02) Object that are all belong to us.
[basically]
\bay' sih ke lee\
\bay' sih klee\
interj. ('01) Signals the beginning of a proof.
[bishop]
\bihz' hahp\
n. ('00) A piece in the game of Bughouse that moves diagonally.
[Bjorn's Theorem]
\byohrnz' theer' em\
n. ('01) The projective dual of the inverse of the Mostly-Thick Circle Theorem.
[Blazin™]
\AAAAHHH!!!' wah' ter!!!\
adj. ('00) A deadly wing flavor.
[Blidge]
\blihj\
n. ('03) What Yan says to make fun of people playing a perfectly reasonable card game in Japan.
n. ('03) The name for a 5-person Bridge game invented to make Yan shut up.
[bonk]
\bonk\
interj. ('01) Yeah.
[booga booga]
\boog' uh boog' uh\
n. ('00) *Mao rule.* Congruence modulo 5.
[bostard]
\bos' terd\
n. ('02) Taktin's name for Josh Lim, esp. in Diplomacy.
n. ('02) Josh Lim's name for Taktin, esp. in Diplomacy.
[bottle]
\baht' el\
n. ('01) A finger trap.
[Brianchon's Theorem]
\bree an' chenz theer' em\
n. ('01) Projective dual of [Pascal's Theorem].
[brick]
\brik\
punc. ('01) Separates two independent clauses in the game of Associations.
[buffalo]
\buf' e lo\
n. ('01) A large land mammal.
vt. ('01) To intimidate, as in "buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo".
[buffalo generating function]
\buf' e lo jehn' e rait ing funk' shen\
n. The function *b*(*x*) = *x*(*x*^{2} - 1)^{2}/(*x*^{2} + *x* - 1)^{2} = *x* + 2*x*^{2} + 3*x*^{3} + 6*x*^{4} + 11*x*^{5} + 20*x*^{6} + 36*x*^{7} + 64*x*^{8} + 113*x*^{9} + 198*x*^{10} + ..., which generates the number of possible interpretations of the sentence "buffalo buffalo ... buffalo" of length *n*.
[buh-shi]
\buh' shi'\
interj. ('01) Same thing as in English.
[Bulgarian compass]
\buhl gair' ee en kuhm' pes\
n. ('01) A compass, one of whose components is Bulgaria.
[bunching]
\bunch' eeng\
n. ('00) The process of massive [AM-GM].
syn. ('00) [Donkey bunching].
[Buniakovski]
\boo nee uh kahv' skee\
\boo nuh kow' skee\
n. ('01) The Romanian name for [Cauchy].
[busy beaver]
\bihz' ee bee' ver\
n. ('01) An active member of the genus Castor.
n. ('01) A function from **N** to **N** that grows ludicrously fast.
[button]
\buht' en\
n. ('01) Push my [brick] halibut injure.
[Calimass]
\kal' i mass'\
n. ('01) A US state that borders both the Pacific coast and the Atlantic coast; noted for its disproportionate population of MOPpers.
[Candyland]
\kan' dee land'\
n. ('00) The residence of Mr. Fat, Mr. Taf, and Mr. =), filled with painted sidewalks, candy bars, dried fruit, and positive integers.
n. ('00) The residence of Tiankai (who's been abducted by Zuming!!!), Philips Exeter Academy.
[catf***er]
\kat' f*** er\
n. ('00) The lowest rank in Capitalism; a conscientious objector to the conservatism of the social order.
n. ('00) One who practices a particularly straining form of animal husbandry.
[Cauchy]
\koh' shee\
n. ('00) The Cauchy-Schwarz inequality.
n. ('00) A god worshipped by Yan.
vt. ('00) To apply the Cauchy-Schwarz inequality.
ant. ('00) [AM-GM].
[chalkboard]
\chok' bohrd\
n. ('01) A vehicle for random scribblings. (See also: [whiteboard].)
[Chess]
\ches\
n. ('00) A variant of Ping where certain moves are illegal.
n. ('01) A variant of Quantum Chess in which pieces are only allowed to be on one square at a time.
n. ('01) A variant of Atomic Chess in which the level of violence is reduced.
[C'hi]
\chh hee'\
\see' high'\
interj. ('00) An exclamation of the joy of Lawrence Detlor in 1998.
interj. ('00) An exclamation of the joy of the Lawrence Detlor-Austin Shapiro construct, for as long as it lasts.
syn. ('00) [W'hu].
ant. ('00) [D'oh].
[circular definition]
\sir' kue ler def' i nish' en\
n. ('00) See: [circular definition].
[clay]
\klai\
n. ('01) A prize awarded to acknowledge creative scratchwork.
[clubs]
\harts\
n.pl. ('00) Hearts.
[complex conjugate roots]
\kom' plehks kon' je get roots'\
n.pl. ('01) A pair of hot dates, one of each gender.
[computer lab]
\kem pyoo' ter lab'\
n. ('02) A facility whose real purpose is entirely misunderstood by the UNL staff.
[consult]
\ken sult'\
vt. ('01) To receive advice on a [MOP Test] write-up.
vt. ('01) To give advice on a [MOP Test] write-up.
[Corollary to the Square Table Theorem]
n. ('02) Theorem that states: You don't need food. (See: [Square Table Theorem].)
[cubic interpolation]
\kyoo' bihk ihn ter' pe lay' shen\
n. ('02) A method utterly unsuitable for the determination of elevator floor numbers.
[cucumber]
\kyoo' kuhm ber\
n. ('00) Best pagan god, after Anders.
[curfew]
\ker' fyoo\
?. ('00) Definition unknown; some MOPpers have a recollection of a relation between this, going to sleep and Zuming.
[cushion]
\cush' en\
n. ('00) A part of a couch to sit on.
n. ('00) An ineffective weapon.
n. ('00) See: [pillow].
[cwm]
\koom\
n. ('01) A geological formation noted for sparsity of vowels.
[Dalles]
\dalez\
n. ('00) *Place.* River rapids.
n. ('00) A word search game invented at MOP and named after the most interesting word formed during trial runs.
[Danandron]
\dan ahn' dren\
n. ('03) A triexistant entity composed of Daniel, Anders, and Aaron.
[death]
\dehth\
n. ('02) Tiankai's final source of pleasure, which (like the primary and secondary) will hopefully occur while sleeping. See also: [sex], [math].
[dictionary]
\dihk' she nair' ee\
n. ('01) A random collection of inside jokes.
[differential equations]
\dif' e rehn' shel e kway' zhens\
n. ('01) A math course slightly higher than Algebra I.
[dildo]
\dihl' doh\
n. ('00) Friendly, non-carbon-based life.
[Diplomachess]
\di plo' me ches'\
n. ('00) A game winnable by Dani Kane. (also: Amazons)
[diwide]
\di wide'\
n. ('01) To [murderply] by a reciprocal.
[duct tape]
\duhkt' taip\
n. ('00) A weapon of real (or imaginary) pranks.
[dude]
\dood\
n. ('00) Personification of an area.
n., pron., vt., adj., interj. ('02) The most versatile word in the teenage male's vocabulary.
[dude theory]
\dood' theer' ee\
n. ('00) A theory of areas.
[duh]
\duh\
pron. ('01) The unsurprising winner of a competition.
[dumbass]
\duhm' as\
n. ('00) A method from Kiran's lecture used for solving inequalities (comes with lifetime guarantee).
n. ('00) Idiot.
n. ('00) A person who chooses to utilize a time-consuming yet trusty method to solve a mathematical exercise, in lieu of a more inspired yet much better concealed method.
n. ('01) A state of mind often entered by problem solvers.
n. ('02) A method that does not work on certain evil inequalities of high degree, in spite of Kiran's lifetime guarantee.
ant. ('00) [smartass].
[dysfunctional equation]
\dis funk' shen el e kway' zhen\
n. ('01) A functional equation with no solutions.
[Dyslexia]
\dihs lehk' see e\
n. ('01) A small country, led by a gerbil, which nonetheless won the [ELMO].
[elevator]
\ehl' e vay ter\
n. ('00) A place for playing Molecule.
[Eleventh Commandment]
\e lehv' enth ke mand' ment\
n. ('02) The First Commandment mod 10.
n. ('02) "Thou shalt not have two arrows pointing to the same number."
[eleventh floor]
\e lehv' enth flor'\
n. ('02) An extension of the girls' bathroom containing the entire female population of MOP.
[ELMO]
\el' moh\
n. ('00) *abbr.* Easy Little Math Olympiad, Ex-experimental Lincoln Math Olympiad, etc.
n. ('00) A cute, fuzzy, lovable, red Sesame Street character.
n. ('02) *abbr.* Extremely Last-Minute Olympiad.
[EOP]
n. ('00) *abbr.* End of proof.
n. ('00) An end of proof symbol.
[fake announcements]
\fayk e nouns' ments\
n.pl. ('02) Accounts of the goings-on at MOP that, although fictional, still give a better idea of the atmosphere at MOP than the real announcements do.
[Fantasy Game]
\fan' te see gaym'\
n. ('02) An exercise in which the supreme weirdness that abides in the minds of MOPpers is fully revealed.
[father]
\fah' ther\
n. ('02) See: [Chuck].
syn. ('02) [mother].
[Fergie]
\fer' gee\
n. ('02) Jason Ferguson.
n. ('02) An act of stupidity above and beyond the call of duty; usually committed by Jason Ferguson.
[Fermat]
\fer mah'\
\fer' met\
n. ('00) Either the little creator of theorems (see: [Titu]) or the creator of little theorems.
[field]
\feeld\
n. ('02) A place where agents may be compromised.
[First Corollary to the Round Table Theorem]
n. ('02) Theorem that states: If there are *n* trays at a round table and [Riz]/*e* starts reciting the [Sarah Dessert], there will soon be *n* - many. (See: [Round Table Theorem].)
[foolproof]
\fool' proof\
adj. ('01) Unable to be broken by fools.
[Foosball]
\fooz' bahl\
n. ('00) A game in the Selleck Mushroom that Dave Shin loves to play. (See: [mad skillz].)
n. ('00) A game in the Selleck Mushroom that kills your hands when you lift up the table to get the foosballs back.
[fornicate]
\fohr' ni kayt\
vi. ('00) To type (darn auto-correct).
vi. ('00) To sit.
vi. ('00) To speak. (The last one in particular may cause a lot of trouble for unwitting Word users... imagine a guy giving a talk at a convention starting off with "The reason why I've come to fornicate to you today is...")
[frisbee]
\frihz' bee\
n. ('01) Second avatar of Mike Hamburg; carried Dan Jerison to the south pole.
[gastropod]
\gas' tre pod\
n. ('00) Gabriel.
n. ('00) A snail or slug.
[George's Maneuver]
\jorj' ez me noo' ver\
n. ('01) A [shrotum] that looks like a zoom.
[God]
\god\
n. ('01) A nonexistent entity in Silent Football.
n. ('01) Something Anders never pokes for a scare.
n. ('01) The rule-maker in Eleusis.
[Harry's Shoes]
\hair' eez shooz'\
n. ('01) A store with which Lawrence Detlor has no connection.
[hazardousness]
\haz' er des ness\
n. ('01) A function from the set of all strings on an alphabet of 3 letters to the positive reals.
[hegemonious]
\heh ge mon' ee us\
adj. ('00) Habitating the huger of two homogeneous hordes; hence, having hegemony; in particular: unbalanced two-to-one, as when two of three binary strings contain a 0 or 1 in some digit, but the third string does not. (From a MOP [homework] problem.)
[Hilbert's Theorem]
\hil' bertz theer' em\
n. ('01) A simple corollary to Hildegard's Theorem; like Hildegard's Theorem, often useful when nothing else seems to work.
[hole]
\hohl\
n. ('01) A container for a pigeon.
[homework]
\hohm' werk\
n. ('02) Obsolete; see: [team contest].
[hoMOPpety]
\he mop' e tee\
n. ('00) The application of a [homothety] to the word "MOP".
[homothety]
\he moth' e tee\
n. ('00) A size change about a point.
[horse]
\hors\
n. ('00) White powder distributed in Zip-loc baggies and "used" (esp. by Luke) in the laundry rooms.
n. ('00) See: [knight].
[I]
\eye\
pron. ('02) 2·[Riz]/p.
pron. ('02) [Riz]/*e*.
[idiot]
\id' ee et\
n. ('01) An ingenious person who carries around infinitely many tools.
[Inna's room]
\ee' nuhz room'\
n. ('01) The natural habitat of Neil.
[insane ordering]
\ihn sain' or' der eeng\
n. ('03) The tabulation of a peer pressure position obtained by listing the owners of the cards in ascending order.
[invert]
\ihn vert'\
vi., vt. ('00) To turn a Cartesian plane inside out; a useful method for solving circular geometry exercises or catching Tiankais.
[Ireland]
\eyer' lend\
n. ('00) A wellspring of risible trivialities.
[isosceles]
\eye sos' e leez\
adj. ('00) Having two equal edges; a strict generalization of "triangular".
[jaywalking]
\jay' wok' eeng\
n. ('02) Susan B. Anthony's anti-drug.
n. ('02) The activity that Chuck is most likely to do.
[josh]
\josh\
vt. ('00) To tease.
[juggling]
\juhg' gleeng\
n. ('02) The art of throwing balls in the air over and over without dropping any.
[kamalshallow]
\kahm' el shal oh\
adj. ('00) Not kamaldeep.
[knight]
\ke nihg' et\
n. ('00) A piece in the game of Bughouse that moves two squares forward and one square sideways.
[Lagrange multipliers]
\le grahnj' mer' de ply' ers\
n. ('00) A method of brute force for constrained inequalities.
[laptop]
\lap' top\
n. ('01) A nonexistent entity on which one cannot play games.
[learn]
\lurn\
vt. ('03) To assimilate information into Mathematica.
[Licky]
\lihk' ee\
n. ('02) Alternative proposed name for [Riz]; it was decided that "Riz" was the better name.
[like]
\like\
interj. ('02) Peanut butter.
[Lorentz]
\lohr' ents\
n. ('01) Guide for the Netherlands at IMO 2001.
[mafe]
\mayf\
vi. ('00) To engage in boneheaded persecution of innocents.
[Mafiotic]
\me faht' ihk\
adj. ('00) Of a townsperson or police inspector, behaving in the manner of the Mafia.
adj. ('00) Failed attempt at the adjective form of "mafia." Deprecated; see: [mafious].
[mafious]
\mah' fee es\
adj. ('00) Mafia-like.
[majorize]
\may' jer ize\
vt. ('00) To have the same sum but larger partial sums in comparison with another series.
vt. ('00) To overpower.
[math]
\math\
n. ('01) Tiankai's secondary source of pleasure, which (like the primary) occurs while sleeping. See also: [sex], [death].
[metanonexistent]
\meh' te non ihg zis' tent\
adj. ('01) Fictional in the context of an already nonexistent universe.
[mind-melting]
\mined' mehlt' eeng\
adj. ('00) Of a card game, demanding lightning reflexes, and unwinnable by MOPpers in competition with AG-AM.
[MOK]
\mok'\
n. ('01) A summer program at which everything is mocked.
[Molecule]
\mol' e kyool'\
n. ('02) A rave performed to elevator music while high on [math] or [Mountain Dew].
[Mongolia]
\mon gohl' ee uh\
n. ('00) The country where the cancellation of the IMO instilled fear into companies and forced them to give Kiran money for IMO 2001.
[Mongoliastan]
\mon goh' lee e stan'\
n. ('02) A winner of the Color Country game.
[MOP Test]
\mop' test\
n. ('00) Melanie's primary source of sleep.
n. ('01) A variant of Mao in which one is allowed to ask questions for the first half hour.
[MOPer]
\mohp' er\
n. ('02) One who mopes.
[MOPper]
\mop' er\
n. ('00) A participant in the Math Olympiad Program. Despite its simplicity, this word is often misspelled; see: [MOSPer], [MOPer], [MOPster].
[MOPster]
\mop' ster\
n. ('02) (Vulgar slang) A highly insulting epithet for the participants of MOP.
[Morley triangle]
\mohr' lee try' ayng gel\
n. ('00) Order sprung from chaos; proof of the existence of the universe and the existence of art.
[MOSK]
\mosk\
n. ('01) The official (but incorrect) name for [MOK].
[mosp]
\mosp\
n. ('00) A cross between a moth and a wasp.
[MOSP]
n. ('02) *abbr.* Math Olympiad Stalker Program.
[mosper]
\mosp' er\
n. ('03) One who hunts [mosp]s.
[MOSPer]
\mosp' er\
n. ('02) Oh, please.
[mother]
\muhth' er\
n. ('02) See: [Chuck].
syn. ('02) [father].
[motivate]
\moh' te vayt\
vt. ('00) To equip with an anthropomorphism of the Creation.
[Mountain Dew]
\moun' ten doo'\
n. ('02) The "Good Stuff"; the only substance on which Toto will ever get high.
[Mr. Dictator]
\mihs' ter dihk' tay ter\
\mihs' ter rihch' erd spuhd'\
n. ('00) The leader of a silent football game.
n. ('00) See: [Zuming].
[msb]
\`msbuser`\
n. ('01) The god of computer access.
[muffin man]
\muhf' ihn man'\
n. ('01) A hot date who lives on Drury lane and is claimed by some (e.g. Inna) to be less well known than [complex conjugate roots].
[murderply]
\muhr' der ply'\
vt. ('00) To multiply.
vt. ('00) To murder.
[nar]
\nahr\
n. ('00) A really bad joke.
n. ('00) A screw-up.
n. ('00) Augmentation by three.
vi. ('00) To perform a screw-up.
interj. ('00) Exclamation of glee, due to augmentation by three.
[narc]
\nahrk\
n. ('00) One whose interests run counter to the design of Mischief; esp. (presumably) a hostile invader from the Neihardt front desk.
[nice]
\nise\
adj. ('00) Austinglish for "awesome".
adj. ('00) New and refreshing, as when n girls trade lots of Pokeballs in IMO shortlist problems and every girl gets a different one from the one she started with.
ant. ('00) [tiresome].
[nneerrr]
\nneerrr\
interj. ('00) Originally a set of ghost letters.
[nuclear launch]
\noo' klee er launch'\
\noo' kyoo ler launch'\
n. ('00) A three term arithmetic sequence.
[obviosity]
\ob vee ahs' ih tee\
n. ('01) A trivial assertion, esp. one incorrectly labeled as a theorem.
[obviousland]
\ob' vee es land\
n. ('00) A place where everything can be done without proof.
ant. ('00) [Turkey].
[orange]
\ohr' ihnj\
n. ('00) A pair of [pear]s; equivalently, a group of four [apple]s.
n. ('01) A bronze medal.
n. ('01) A bowling ball.
n. ('01) A bowling pin.
n., adj. ('00) The color of Oaz.
n., adj. ('00) The color of Oaz's hair once.
n., adj. ('00) The color of Oaz's sister's hair now.
[pear]
\pair\
n. ('00) A pair of [apple]s.
[paper dart]
\pay' per dart'\
n. ('02) A conical projectile made of wood pulp, which is blown through a tube at a sheet of paper to determine the weirdness of various IMO team members.
[Pascal's Theorem]
\pa skalz' theer' em\
n. ('01) Projective dual of [Brianchon's Theorem].
[Pell equation]
\pehl' e kway' zhen\
n. ('01) A Diophantine equation that is not of the form *x*^{2} = 5*y*^{2} + 4.
[pepper]
\pehp' er\
n. A stimulant that, when ingested, impedes one's ability to play Erf.
[Pi]
\pye\
n. ('00) The ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter; approx. 3.1415926535 8979323846 2643383279 5028841971 6939937510.
n. ('00) The Greek letter p.
[Pikachu]
\peek' e choo\
n. ('00) AAAAAAHHH!!!
[poetry]
\poh' ih tree\
n.pl. ('02) Writings suitable for reciting while [juggling].
[Popoviciu]
\poh poh vee' choo\
n. ('01) An inequality used in the manufacture of popcorn.
vt. ('01) Something that people who know they're MOPpers do.
[pork]
\pohrk\
n. ('00) A pawn behaving like a rook in a game of Proxy Chess.
[porve]
\porv\
vt. ('00) [Zuminglish] for prove.
vt. ('01) To prove using murderplication (see: [murderply]).
[primitive root]
\prihm' ih tihv root'\
n. ('00) Adam of the reduced residue class; object of the clergy's science and the laity's faith.
[pronoun]
\proh' nown\
n. ('00) A heinous part of speech.
[pseudovet]
\soo' doh veht\
n. ('03) A MOPper in 2003 who was in the Red or Yellow group in 2002.
[public announcement]
\puhb' lihk e nowns' ment\
n. ('00) A speech by Yan, esp. "WHAZZUP!?".
[push-up]
\push' uhp\
n. ('01) A unit of gambling currency.
n. ('01) 1/15 of a hint.
n. ('02) A penalty for incorrect proofs that increases exponentially.
[quagga]
\kwahg' e\
n. ('01) An extinct horse-like mammal with stripes on half of its body.
[rat screw]
\rat' skroo\
n. ('00) Hand screw.
[redundant]
\ree duhn' dent\
adj. ('00) See: [redundant]. See: [redundant]. See: [Dani].
[regent]
\ree' jent\
n. ('01) One who exercises dictatorial powers during the absence of the customary dictator (see: [Mr. Dictator]).
[Riemann Chess]
\ree' mahn ches'\
n. ('01) A variant of [Chess] in which one must prove the [Riemann Hypothesis] before moving.
[Riemann Hypothesis]
\ree' mahn hye poth' e sihs\
n. ('01) A calculus problem rejected for use on the rookie [team contest].
[Riz]
\rihz\
n. ('02) A bisexual coexistent entity consisting of Riz/*e* (Liz Marcil) and 2·Riz/p (Ricky Biggs) that creates great difficulty with [pronoun] usage (see: [Rizself]).
[Rizself]
\rihz self'\
pron. ('02) Reflexive [pronoun] for [Riz].
[Round Table Theorem]
n. ('00) Whenever *n* trays are placed on a round table in the Selleck dining hall, there's always room for *n* + 1. (See also: [First Corollary to the Round Table Theorem], [Second Corollary to the Round Table Theorem], [Square Table Theorem].)
[runza]
\ruhn' za\
n. ('00) A type of rolled sandwich-like dumpling, endemic to Nebraska, whose contents are unknown yet appetizing.
[Sarah Dessert]
\sair' e de zert'\
n. ('02) A place inhabited by mummies who travel by Camelot.
[schoolwork]
\skool' werk\
n. ('01) An article that may not be transported into Lincoln.
[scissors]
\skiz' ers\
n. ('00) Implement of psychological torture. (cf. cigar)
[Second Corollary to the Round Table Theorem]
n. ('02) Theorem that states: If there are *n* people at a round table, *k* of whom are males who ate dinner with Max Rosmarin on Saturday June 22, and Max comes to the table, there will soon be *n* - *k* + 1 (the 1 is Max). (See: [Round Table Theorem].)
[sex]
\sex\
n. ('01) Tiankai's primary source of pleasure. See also: [math], [death].
[shame]
\shaym\
n. ('01) A math competition that dyslexics take in Febraury.
[shoes]
\shooz\
n.pl. ('00) Has anyone seen mine?! —JB
n.pl. ('00) Ping-pong paddles.
n.pl. ('00) Really, has anyone seen my shoes?!
[shrotum]
\shroh tem\
n., interj. ('00) An exclamation of unaccountability.
[Simson]
\sihm' sen\
n. ('00) See: [Simson line].
n. ('00) See: [W'hu].
[Simson line]
\sim' sen line\
n. ('00) See: [W'hu].
[sketchy]
\sketch' ee\
adj. ('00) Questionable; unscrupulous; titillating.
[Smash Bros. tournament]
n. ('02) Totally unorganized thing of infinite duration.
syn. ('02) [Mario Tennis tournament].
[smiley]
\`:-)`\
n. ('00) Josh's mascot.
n. ('02) [Riz]/*e*'s boyfriend.
[smoothing]
\smooth' eeng\
n. ('00) The process of using Jensen's inequality.
[Spannsifer]
\span' se fer\
n. ('02) A coexistent entity consisting of Andrew Spann and Eric Stansifer.
[spoodle]
\spoon' del\
n. ('00) A spoonlike serving utensil.
n. ('00) A unit of dry measure equal to the volume of such a utensil.
[Square Table Theorem]
n. ('02) Theorem that states: You don't need trays. (See also: [Corollary to the Square Table Theorem], [Round Table Theorem].)
[starpatchies]
\stahr' pach' eez\
n. ('01) A hapless victim of a case of mistaken identities.
[super magic box]
\soo' per maj' ik box'\
n. ('01) A technique that would solve [Pell equation]s if anyone could remember how to use it.
[SYD]
n. ('00) *abbr.* [Dyslexia].
[table]
\tay' bel\
n. ('00) A MOPper habitat with an arbitrarily large carrying capacity. (See: [Round Table Theorem].)
n. ('02) A subset of the plane, to be tiled with as many trays as possible.
n. ('02) A place where male MOPpers do not want to eat dinner with Max Rosmarin. (See: [Second Corollary to the Round Table Theorem].)
[team contest]
\teem' kon' test\
n. ('02) The reason why nobody did their [homework].
[thank you]
\thank' yoo\
interj. ('01) A heinous Silent Football expression.
interj. ('01) Please stop giving me penalty cards!
[TI-92]
\tee' eye' nine' tee too'\
n. ('01) A Turing-machine emulator.
[tiankai]
\tee an' kye\
adj. ('02) Everyone's favorite wing flavor.
[Tigger]
\tihg' er\
n. ('00) Hostage of [AM-GM] girl.
n. ('00) There's only one.
[Titu]
\tee' too\
n. ('00) The leader of MOP and the IMO team.
n. ('00) A lecturer who coincidentally happens to be the leader of MOP and the IMO team.
[Titu Andreescu]
\tee' too on dreh ehs' koo\
\tee' too an jrehs' koo\
n. ('00) I don't know what it is but you better Run, it educates! (Anagrammatic thanks to Mike Khoury on this one.)
[Torricelli's Meanness Principle]
n. ('01) States that one must be alive in order to be mean.
[trig]
\treeg\
n. ('00) *abbr.* Trigonometry.
n. ('02) Something that should be moved. For great justice.
[trivial board game]
\trihv' ee el bohrd' gaim'\
n. ('03) A game that is played on a trivial board, e.g. [Chess].
[vámonos]
\vah' mo nos\
interj. ('01) Lunchtime!
[Virgimass]
\ver' jih mass'\
n. ('02) [Riz]'s home state.
[water balloon]
\wo' ter be loon'\
n. ('02) Instrument in Toto's devious plan to soak Pinyan; the plan was secretly approved by Chuck.
n. ('02) Item of which Alex Schwendner claimed to have 100; promptly sold out at the campus store as a result.
n. ('02) Instrument of Chuck's doom in the hands of Luke on the last day of MOP.
[West Virginia]
\weeeeeeeaaaast' verrrr' jihn' ye'\
n. ('02) Origin of Chuck.
syn. ('02) [Hicksville].
[whiteboard]
\wite' bord\
n. ('02) A convenience that UNL has provided for doodling; unfortunately, unaccompanied by a sufficient supply of markers. (See also: [chalkboard].)
[W'hu]
\we hoo'\
interj. ('00) What could potentially have been an exclamation of the joy of Homer, had spelling been ever so slightly different. Known as the "[Simson line]".
syn. ('00) [C'hi].
ant. ('00) [D'oh].
[wombat]
\wom' bat\
n. ('00) A creature that is always coming but never comes when spades are played in Mao.
[WOP]
\wwwwahp'\
n. ('01) Well-Ordering Principle.
n. ('01) Winter Olympiad Program.
n. ('01) The co-coolest thing ever, tied with [math].
[wye]
\wye\
n. ('01) The letter Y.
n. ('01) A point in the complex plane equal to Lawrence and Austin.
[X-rated]
\ehks' rayt ed\
adj. ('02) Tiankai bait.
[yay]
\yay\
interj. ('00) An exclamation said by Yan when [Cauchy] is good to him.
interj. ('00) *Mao rule.* A prime number.
[Yensen's inequality]
\yehn' senz ihn' e kwahl' ih tee\
n. ('01) The same thing as Jensen's inequality.
[your mom]
\yohr mahm'\
interj. ('01) A device for filling conversational voids. See also: [dude], [like].
[Zagnut]
\zag' nuht\
n. ('00) A socially mobilizing, albeit non-alcoholic, confection.
[zed]
\zehd\
n. ('01) The last letter of the British alphabet.
n. ('02) A letter of the alphabet that no Canadian can resist saying.
[zero ring]
\zeer' oh reeng\
n. ('00) The ring consisting of 0 (i.e. {0}).
n. ('00) A place.
n. ('00) A paradox.
[zeta duck]
\zay' te duhk'\
n. ('01) An example of convergent evolution between waterfowl and Greek letters.
[Zum room]
\zoom' room\
n. ('00) Zuming's room.
[Zumbot]
\zoom' bot\
n. ('00) One of the many evil clones of Zuming.
n. ('00) *Mao rule.* A proper divisor.
[Zumbug]
\zoom' buhg\
n. ('00) Effigy of [Zumbot], burned in the courtyard on the last night of MOP.
[Zuminglish]
\zoom' eeng glihsh\
n. ('00) Language spoken by Zuming.