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shop·talk

or shop talk  (shŏp′tôk′)
n.
1. Talk or conversation concerning one's work or business.
2. The jargon used in a specific business or field.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shop talk - talk about your business that only others in the same business can understandshop talk - talk about your business that only others in the same business can understand
talk, talking - an exchange of ideas via conversation; "let's have more work and less talk around here"
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A high school buddy and I frequented the bars in the Ermita district, where the foreign press correspondents also converged for shop talk while guzzling beers.
We occasionally engage in shop talk lamenting the decline in daily local journalism nationwide, particularly the decline in the resources needed to monitor governmental bodies.
It's also a destination for the latest in technological shop talk.
Let's Stop Meeting Like This: Tools to Save Time and Get More Done offers up a formula for a new kind of meeting: one which uses principles of engaging, attention-getting activities and approaches to turn meetings from dull shop talk to exciting events participants look forward to.
It's now been three years since the two were on proper speaking terms, but the shop talk that happens around the excitment of styling wedding day hair that apparently broke the ice and brought the stars back together as friends.
Kott would have felt at home at the Castillo, with the aged theater people in the front rowsthe men in turtlenecks and over-sized jackets and the women with henna-colored hairengaging in shop talk, waiting to hear a language, as he once put it, "close and distant at the same time.
The seventh in our series of Shop Talk Community podcasts features Neil Betteridge, Vice President of Strategy at Guidewire Software, speaking with George Grieve, author of the Shop Talk column for Tech Decisions magazine.
Chevrolet is taking its popular Shop Talk garage experience display to a higher level this year, too.
And the Small Huat actually is like coffee shop talk.
The last Shop Talk article, published in the March edition of Tech Decisions, was written around answers to nine questions concerning core system implementation.
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I Shop talk "pretty clearly wasn't all that was going on," Berman said.