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  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a feature on some phones that enables them to be remotely wiped and locked so they cannot be resold

    Google and Microsoft will add a "kill-switch" feature to their Android and Windows phone operating systems.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 24/06/2014
  2. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a switch that enables a device to be shut off remotelySubmitted from United Kingdom on 24/06/2014

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a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck

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