Technology / Motorcycle / Beater: Beginning riders should not attempt to buy a new motorcycle as their first bike. Almost always, a new rider will take a spill or two on their first bike and cause some physical damage. It's better if they have an old bike that they can learn on and won't cost much to fix. Such a bike is often referred to as a Beater. The term may come from the same source that produced the beat-up car.


Entertainment / Ice Hockey / Triangle: The defensive alignment generally used when a team is two players short because of penalties. The three remaining players form a triangle, with one of them near the top of the slot to cover the points MORE

Chinese Block

Entertainment / Music / Chinese Block: Percussion instrument made from a hollowed rectangular block of wood that is struck with a beater. MORE