deep six n. Slang
1. Burial at sea.
2. Disposal or rejection of something:

gave all our plans the deep six.

  [American slang, a grave, referring to the conventional depth of a grave (six feet).]

* * *

Universalium. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Jack McDevitt — Infobox Writer imagesize = 150px name = Jack McDevitt caption = pseudonym = birthdate = birth year and age|1935 birthplace = deathdate = deathplace = occupation = Novelist, Short story writer nationality = American period = 1981 present genre =… …   Wikipedia

  • Sixth Avenue (Manhattan) — Sixth Avenue is a major avenue in New York City s borough of Manhattan. Although the Avenue s official name was changed to Avenue of the Americas in 1945 by Mayor Fiorello La Guardia Name of 6th Ave. to Be Changed To the Avenue of the Americas;… …   Wikipedia

  • Jack McDevitt — Pour les articles homonymes, voir McDevitt. Jack McDevitt Jack McDevit …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Chindi (novel) — Chindi   Author(s) Jack McDevitt …   Wikipedia

  • Prix Locus du meilleur roman de science-fiction — Les prix Locus sont décernés chaque année, depuis 1971, par les lecteurs du magazine américain mensuel de science fiction Locus lors de la Westercons qui se déroule le quatrième week end de juillet. La catégorie du meilleur roman de science… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Rogue planet — This article is about a type of astronomical object. For other uses, see Rogue planet (disambiguation). Artist s conception of a Jupiter size rogue planet. A rogue planet (also known as an interstellar planet, or orphan planet) is a planetary… …   Wikipedia

  • Skyhook (structure) — Skyhooks are a type of hypothetical structure that would be used for non rocket spacelaunch into orbit, for example, a space elevator, continuously supporting it rather than using rockets, catapults or hypothetical anti gravity effects. Smaller… …   Wikipedia

  • Space elevators in fiction — This is a list of occurrences of space elevators in fiction. Some depictions were made before the space elevator concept became fully established.Novels and Fairy tales* The Fountains of Paradise , novel by Arthur C. Clarke. This novel is… …   Wikipedia

  • Modern liberalism in the United States — This article discusses liberalism as that term is used in the United States in the 20th and 21st centuries. For the history and development of American liberalism, see Liberalism in the United States. For the origin and worldwide use of the term… …   Wikipedia

  • Spacesuits in fiction — Science fiction authors have designed imaginary spacesuits for their characters almost since the beginning of fiction set in space.Often, comic book creators seem unaware of the effects of internal pressure which tends to inflate a spacesuit in… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”