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  • noun fantasy dust purported to be passively produced by pixies. It is represented as being magical in quality and can grant certain abilities to those who can obtain and harness its power.


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  • Also known as "fairy dust". It is a trail of sparkling material that often follows mythical creatures such as pixies and fairies in general when they are visually represented. Sometimes, this trail is interpreted as being a tangible substance, often imbued with magic powers. (Wikipedia)

    May 20, 2008

  • in 2002, IBM announced 'pixie dust' hard drives. "antiferromagnetically-coupled (AFC) media technology"

    January 3, 2014