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addaword.gifdefinition of gisting

noun
looking for the main idea or most important point in a written or spoken text
Although the translations were served quickly and in all the language pairs that Google Translate offers, some of the formatting and page layout got lost. But if your purpose is gisting, this feature appears to be ideal.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 15/11/2011 13:37:00
Definition of gisting from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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