plotz


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plotz

(plɒts)
vb
to set down abruptlyto faint, collapse, or explode

plotz

(plɒts)

v.i. Slang.
to collapse or faint, as from surprise, excitement, or exhaustion.
[1940–45, Amer.; < Yiddish platsn literally, to crack, split, burst < Middle High German blatzen, platzen]
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Plus, the painterly illustrations are so full of wonderful texture and detail that budding fashion and interior designers will plotz. (Ages 5-10)
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John Plotz marks the crowd's radical new representational claims in the years of the Chartist movement, one development of which was that the congregation of bodies in public becam e visible as itself a coherent demand for political power on behalf of a larger group, that of the working class.
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According to Chris Plotz, business development manager for ITW Dymon, the pre-moistened wipes market continues to grow in the industrial sector.
(Hayward, 1948) Psoralis degener (Plotz, 1882) X Vacerra caniola (Herrich-Schaffer, 1869) Pyrginae Achlyodes pallida (Felder, 1869) X Astraptes chiriquensis (Staudinger, 1876) X Chioides catillus (Cramer, 1779) X X X Cogia calchas (Herrich-Schaffer, 1869) X Eracon paulinus (Stoll, 1782) X Heliopetes arsalte (Linnaeus, 1758) X X Mylon lassia (Hewiston, 1868) Noctuana noctua (C.
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In his suggestive reading of De Quincey's 1849 essay, "The English Mail-Coach," John Plotz has discussed the role of the crowd in the representation of national authority (see 101-26).
In his well-written piece, Plotz explains how a small group of Palmetto state lobbyists, politicians, and machine owners transformed a small-time illegal gambling business into a multi-billion-dollar legal one.
Chris Plotz, ITW Dymon's development manager said," Initially we had to sell people on the idea.