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A combination of subjects like Computer science,Physics,Chemistry which students opt for in standard 11.

Usage

Uncle: Which stream you are going to take kanna?
Boy:Science stream,uncle.I
Uncle:You want to become software engineer in silican valli ah?
Boy: yes yes!
Added 2012-10-28 by othadei

Root

English

Region

All India

Related Terms

Stream, Tuitions

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Home science, Opportunities in the field
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Sensex is a portmanteau of sensitive and index and is the name of the Bombay stock exchange. It was coined in 1989 by IIT grad Deepak Mohoni. Urban legend has it that someone challenged him to inject the word "sex" into technical financial analyst reports and he figured he would call the whole market index SENSEX.

Usage

Samosapedia-backed security crisis has caused loafers all around India to occupy Dalal street and protest the disproportionate market returns reaped by Samosapedians by manipulating the SENSEX
Added 2011-10-31 by Dishoom Dishoom

Root

Neologism

Region

All India

Categories

Money & Business

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sexy
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Used when somebody is in hiding or has gone underground.

Best described in the words of Miss Lingo Leela, ''sinkesh is a waard that is a sabriqwett to a parsan who escapes a sticky aar tricky sitchuashun, usually in the cantext of hoodwinking dhi eyes aaf dhi laa, aar avaiding a potential inquiry aar investigation''

Usage

Baabu, erad dinadinda, fulll sinkesh.

Means, Baabu has gaan undrrground. He has sunk aar fledd dhi scene & naat surfayced for 2 days.

Added 2011-09-29 by poori

swimming costume

\swimming costume\
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Noun. July 2, 2012, Word of the Day
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If someone asks you to get into a swimming costume in India, they are politely asking you to don a swimsuit, NOT show up at a pool party dressed in a Halloween outfit.

Usage

Bellboy: Madam, please to wear swimming costume only to pool area
Madam: I backpacked all the way to India to be told to wear a costume? What...the...
Added 2011-08-31 by Alias shalias

Root

English

Region

All India

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Night suit
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Combination of subjects that a student chooses. Please refer to the following:
(1) English, Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science- Person taking this totally aims for Engineering.
(2) English, Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Biology- Person taking this is open minded about being a doctor or an engineer.
(3) English, Physics, Chemistry, Maths, Economics- Person his hedging his bets. He will of course take JEE, AIEEE and other assorted engg. entrance, but will also aim to max his class 12 marks to enable him to take up a good course later on.
(4) English, Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Physical Education- Person taking this aiming at getting admission to a phadoo college with good crowd. Studying science because dad told him that all good guys study science.

Usage

Counselor to Class 9 Students: If you plan to become engineers, you will have to take science stream in classes 11 and 12.
Added 2011-08-24 by pee_mmm

Root

English

Region

All India

Categories

School and College

Related Terms

standard, IIT, FIITJEE

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Home science, Opportunities in the field
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What many south Indians hear when their parents, uncles, aunties or grandparents lecture them about how diligent, holy or particular they have been "since childhood".

Usage

Since childhood i have taken cold water head bath daily for good circulation and digestion.
Added 2011-07-11 by porkipaya

Root

English

Region

All India