New words – 8 August 2016

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set-jetting noun travelling to places because they have been the locations for films or TV programmes

Set-jetting is the latest travel trend that puts you on the set of your favorite movies, TV shows or even book settings.

[www.abc2news.com 08 February 2016]

teraproject noun an extremely large project, especially one costing over a trillion dollars

The problem, in the Age of the Teraproject, is that governments are still really, really bad at managing even mere billion-dollar projects.

[www.theglobeandmail.com/ 02 January 2016]

STEAM abbreviation the fields of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math considered as a group

In recent years there’s been an increasing emphasis on encouraging STEM education – science, engineering, technology, and math – but other advocates have advocated STEAM, which adds art into the mix.

[WNYC: Leonard Lopate Show (US culture and current affairs talk show) 08 January 2016]

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  3. Sangeetha

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