Glossary of Terms

Commonly used terms on my site

I am a bugger for using long words and technical terms, so I have compiled this glossary of terms to help everyone out.

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Glycerine
a colorless, sweet, viscous liquid formed as a byproduct in soap manufacture. It is used as an emollient and laxative, and for making explosives and antifreeze.
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Guybrator
A vibrator designed primarily for use by males or as I like to call them guys. It is a combination of the two words 'Guy' and 'Vibrator' giving you GuyBrator.
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Hydrophobic
A hydrophobic material is one that does not have an affinity for water. So when using this term for sex toy materials it means that the material will not absorb water. A material with no water in it is not a good breeding ground for bacteria or mold.
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Hydroxyethyl cellulose
Hydroxyethyl cellulose, also known by the trade name Natrosol, is a gelling and thickening agent derived from cellulose. It is widely used in cosmetics, cleaning solutions, and other household products.
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Synonyms - Hydroxyethylcellulose
Hydroxypropyl Guar
A thickener which is an ether of propylene glycol. It is considered to have a very low level of toxicity and should not pose any risk. It is also found in many make-up and haircare products.
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Hypoallergenic
Designed to reduce or minimize the possibility of an allergic response, as by containing relatively few or no potentially irritating substances
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Synonyms - hypo-allergenic
ipx7
Protected against heavy splashing and rain. Must not fail or show water seepage when exposed, but not when immersed. IPX-7 Waterproof Standard. Protected against short durations of water immersion. Max immersion for less than 30 minutes and at a depth of less than 1 meter.
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Methylparaben
There is controversy about whether methylparaben or propylparabens are harmful at concentrations typically used in body care or cosmetics. Methylparaben and propylparaben are considered generally recognized as safe (GRAS) by the USFDA for food and cosmetic antibacterial preservation.
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Monopole
Term used in electrosex for an single pole electrode. Two are needed to form an electrical circuit. The most common monopole electrode is the self adhesive sticky pad electrode.
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Nadu
A common position in Gorean bdsm in which the slave (kajira or kajirus) kneels with knees spread apart, back straight, chest out and head held up. Eyes look down out of respect, and hands are placed palms-up on thighs.
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Nawashi
Nawashi (縄師) (noun; lit. "rope master", "rope teacher" or "maker of string"), is a word which in SM circles means "rope artist". Nawashi are those who have some recognized proficiency in the historic erotic art of kinbaku (緊縛) (lit. tight binding) or kinbaku-bi (lit. beautiful bondage). Other terms used in Japan for rope artists within SM culture are "kinbakushi" and "bakushi", with "bakushi" being more typical.
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P-spot
For many men, massaging the prostate is a real sexual turn-on that can make sexual climax more pleasurable. In fact, some refer to the prostate as the “p-spot.”
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Synonyms - pspot
Paraben
Parabens are a common preservative used in many products in the US and throughout the world. Recently, due to new studies on the effects of parabens in the human body, several nations in the EU have outlawed the use of parabens in consumer products.
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PET
There are no chemical phthalates or bisphenol A (BPA) in PET plastic, and therefore PET plastic does not leach these substances. PET plastic is approved as safe for food and beverage contact by FDA and similar regulatory agencies throughout the world, and has been for more than 30 years. PET plastics are not considered recyclable.
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Synonyms - polyethylene terephthalate
PETG
PETG is a Glycol Modified version of Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET), which is commonly used to manufacture water bottles. It is a semi-rigid material with good impact resistance, but it has a slightly softer surface which makes it prone to wear.
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Synonyms - Polyethylene Terephthalate

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