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  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    the practice of using several devices at the same time, for example watching TV while browsing the internet and using a phone

    Heavy media multitasking keeps parents from being atttuned to their kids.

    Submitted by Boris Marchenko from Russian Federation on 30/01/2015
  2. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    also a verb

    UK researchers found that people who regularlymedia multitasked” had less grey matter in a region of the brain involved in emotion.

    Submitted by Boris Marchenko from Russian Federation on 30/01/2015


a rainbow produced when water droplets in the air reflect light from the moon rather than the sun

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platform capitalism

a way of doing business that involves recruiting large numbers of people who work for themselves using the company's platform, as used by companies such as Uber, Deliveroo and the like

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