Gasket

What's the meaning of "gasket"? A shaped sheet or ring of rubber or other material sealing the junction between two surfaces in an engine or other device. Found in "Think Like a Freak: How to think smarter" by Stephen J Dubner and Steven D Levitt.

Actuator

What's the meaning of "actuator"? To actuate is to make a machine or device to operate; or to make someone act in a particular way Found in "Think Like a Freak: How to think smarter" by Stephen J Dubner and Steven D Levitt.

Cornucopia

What's the meaning of "cornucopia"? A symbol of plenty consisting of a goat’s horn overflowing with flowers, fruit and corn. It could also be an ornamental container shaped like a goat’s horn; or, it could refer to “an abundant supply of good things of a specified kind". Found in “Hitman Anders and the Meaning of it…

Nadir

What's the meaning of "nadir"? The lowest or most unsuccessful point in a situation and then, relating to astronomy: the point on the celestial sphere directly below an observer, the opposite of Zenith. Found in “Hitman Anders and the Meaning of it All” by Jonas Jonasson.