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  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    an electric skateboard; also called a self-balancing scooter

    Hoverboards, naturally, do not actually hover. They have wheels.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 28/09/2015
  2. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    in science fiction, a type of skateboard that hovers above the ground

    Of all the tech Marty, Doc and Jennifer encounter when they travel into the future, none has captured the imagination of generations of “Back to the Futurefans like the hoverboard has.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 12/10/2015
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an employment concept in which people are paid for each specific, short-term task that they do and don't have conventional contracts of employment

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a sensational piece of news which does not map to reality, created to attract attention or damage somebody's reputation

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