Charlie's Sneaker FAQ and Glossary - X

This FAQ and Glossary defines a number of terms used in regards to athletic shoesCharlie, or sneakers.


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XC
An abbreviation sometimes seen for cross-country running.
 
Xerox
The company that brough the first modern copying machines to market, named from the Greek "xerography" (dry writing). The phrase "the highest technology that they use is the Xerox®" is sometimes used among participants in the sneaker industry to disparage rivals.

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Last Updated: 2 February 2017


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