Gibbing is what happens when a character is blown to smithereens. This is usually depicted as unrecognizable bloody chunks flying everywhere. (A gib is one of these small chunks.) A soldier gibs after being hit by a grenade. From Half-Life.
to gib someone means to blow them into tiny kibbles + bits (meow meow meow meow!). gib is pronounced "jib", not "gib" with a hard g. according to id's adrian carmack, who coined the word, "Gib is short for gibblet. Gibblets are guts of a chicken. I first heard a friend of mine use the term. Once I started working at id, I would call the guts I drew 'gibs'." see also gibbage, jib
A piece or slip of metal or wood, notched or otherwise, in a machine or structure, to hold other parts in place or bind them together, or to afford a bearing surface; -- usually held or adjusted by means of a wedge, key, or screw.
1. An thin, adjustable piece of metal which is used to reducing friction and keep moving parts of a machine in place. 2. Metal strap to hold parts together. 3. Machine part that is fastened with a cotter pin.
This board sets policy and oversees administration of the group health, life, and income continuation insurance plans for state employees and the group health, life, and income continuation insurance plans for local employers who choose to offer them. The board also can provide other insurance plans, if employees pay the entire premium.
This stands for Guaranteed Income Bond. It is a short-term life assurance contract guaranteeing a fixed income over a fixed term. The original investment is guaranteed to be repaid in full at the end of the term.