mot mot

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a clever remark
  2. (n) a compulsory annual test of older motor vehicles for safety and exhaust fumes

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Fifty years on, the name Edsel remains shorthand for hubris and collapse, a mal mot of capitalism, right up there with New Coke, Betamax and Pets.
  2. For MOT's purpose is to do in motion pictures what PTI tries to do for you in words: tell you the news as history in the making.
  3. It's hard to watch the video and not want to support its candidate; that's probably why it's been called one of the mot effective campaign ads ever.

News

  1. Halfords: Condition Red - Drivers Warned as Pollen Count Peaks

    Millions of motorists who suffer from hay fever are being warned to take extra care when driving as allergy experts predict weeks of misery ahead.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Elliot Scientific Boosts Cold Atom Science in the UK: Introducing Laser Products from Vescent ...

    Elliot Scientific is pleased to announce that we are now able to offer laser products from Vescent Photonics to researchers in the UK and Ireland. Vescent Photonics is a technology driven organisation developing and manufacturing novel electro-optic, waveguide, and laser technologies. Key research areas Vescent products are used in are: • Magneto-Optical Traps (MOT) for laser-cooling of ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

  3. DIARY 221: A FAIRY SYLPH WEEKEND

    Tror du att vi kommer leva lyckliga i alla våra dar'?  Även om vi aldrig mer ses. Händerna upp i luften. Pannan mot baren, nu spränger vi taket. Hamnar i himlen, där änglarna gråter. Stan är vaken, allt är förlåtet älskling! Händerna upp i luften. Vi ska bli fulla, livet är meningslöst. Vem bryr sig? Natten är vacker, du är som natten. Och jag är en vinnare igen. - Text & Music by Jocke Berg (of ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: StyleBistro

Quotes

  1. Hilary Benn, the Environment Secretary, said: "The Green Homes Service will cut through the confusion by providing a one-stop shop, including a green MOT for your home and a green home makeover. We need to make this as easy as possible for people to...
    on Nov 18, 2007 By: Hilary Benn Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  2. "I'm recharging the batteries with my family and what will happen [in the ring] will happen," said Hatton. "The doctors just wanted to give me a basic MOT, on my heart, liver and lungs. I came through with flying colours - but I need to let...
    on Jul 30, 2009 By: Ricky Hatton Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. "Cisco didn't get anything but a bunch of promises from Apple," Enderle explained. "Historically, we know that Apple may promise a lot, but they are not exactly the best about coming through on their promises. Motorola (NYSE: MOT) can speak...
    on Feb 23, 2007 By: Rob Enderle Source: MacNewsWorld

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