1. a fabric with prominent rounded crosswise ribs
“Well, I’ve never seen anyone get it right before, including my mentor, Dr. Leaky at MIT. So I guess if anyone here can do it, I’d see to it that none of you ever have to open another math book again for the rest of your lives.”
There is some quite murmuring. The name Fischer is repeated over and over. The boys begin to look to a student in the back row. Unlike his classmates, he wears the Rushmore school blazer with insignia on the breast pocket and a Rushmore rep tie knotted tightly. His hair is smartly parted and swept back. He is extremely skinny and pale. He is MAX FISCHER. Max has a cup of coffee on his desk and he is reading the Wall Street Journal.
“Max? You want to try it?”
Max looks up.
“I’m sorry. Did someone say my name?”
From the post: English vocabulary words from the movie script “Rushmore”
Source: Rushmore Script at IMSDb. (imsdb.com)