tally v. calculate the total number ofscrutiny n. critical observation or examination
They demanded recounts in every state using the Dominion Voting Systems vote-tallying machine software, especially in key battlefield states that are under scrutiny.
on the plus side ad. considering the positive, beneficial, advantageousshelf component n. something that is available immediately and does not need to be specially made
The report details several potential problems; on the plus side, it notes that the use of off the shelf components would reduce the expense of the overall system.
reincarnation n. the rebirth of a soul in a new bodysport v. wear or display
Cit0Day could be considered a reincarnation of LeakedSource; however, it went down on September 14, when the site's domain sported an FBI seizure notice.
rival n. a person or thing competing with another for the same objectiveauthenticity n. the quality of being real, not fake
While it's unclear if the data was hacked by a rival gang, but forum users who did confirm the data's authenticity.
bounty n. things given in generous amountswield v. hold and use (a weapon or tool)
By exporting our energy bounty, we are freeing allies from decades of dependence on unfriendly nations that have long wielded their energy supply as a political weapon.
bolster v. support or strengthen; prop upgrid n. a network of cables or pipes for distributing power, especially high-voltage transmission lines
Their work has the potential to touch every corner of life, including every area of energy, from improving energy efficiency to bolstering grid security.
purportedly ad. as appears or is stated to be true, though not necessarily sospill v. spread profusely or beyond bounds
On Oct. 14, files purportedly from the mysterious laptop spilled into public view in the New York Post.
threadbare a. outworn, used a lot; no longer effectiverambling a. lengthy and confused or inconsequential
In a threadbare red-brick building, the shop’s owner looked at the machines and kept one for data recovery, according to a rambling interview.
subpoena n. a legal document ordering someone to appear in a law courtmarginally ad. to only a limited extent; slightly
He says he gave it to the FBI in December, a subpoena provided by Giuliani is dated December 19; but on Friday Giuliani offered a marginally different version of events.
equity n. the value of the shares issued by a companyemail chain n. an email message that includes a running list of all the succeeding replies starting with the original email
Joe Biden is the person referred to as the 'the big guy' who would receive 10 percent equity in a deal with a Chinese energy firm, as referenced in an email chain including his son Hunter.
haptic a. relating to the sense of touchacoustic a. relating to sound or the sense of hearing
The system needs to be accepted by drivers, which supports the most flexible approach, with a cascaded warning system - first visual, then acoustic or haptic.
render v. cause to be or become; makebleeping a. making a short high-pitched sound or sounds
The EU is proposing a kit that renders the accelerator pedal temporarily unresponsive, whereas car makers suggest the cheaper option of a bleeping light on the dashboard.
dieback n. a condition in which a tree begins to die from the tip of its leaves or roots backwardsseverity n. fact or condition of being severe
Our landscapes are irrevocably changing, and this year's combination of a dry spring and late frost may have dramatically sped up the severity of ash dieback.
meadow n. a piece of grassland, especially one used for hay