Point Of Sale (POS)
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Point Of Sale (POS): The place where a sale of goods takes place, eg. a shop counter.
Point-Of-Service (POS) Plan: A health plan allowing the member to choose to receive a service from a participating or non-participating provider, with different benefits levels associated with the use of participating providers.
Point-After-Touchdown (PAT): A place kick taken from the opponent’s 2-yard line (3-yard line in college); awarded to a team that has scored a touchdown, it is worth 1 point if it goes through the goalpost.
Point to Point Protocol (PPP): It's a software application that allows an attachment to a server.
Point Source Pollution: Pollutants that are discharged or emitted from discrete 'point' sources, such as pipes and smokestacks. Both the Clean Water Act and the Clean Air Act focus control requirements on point sou . . . View Full Definition
Point-Of-Service (POS) Product: A healthcare option that allows members to choose at the time medical services are needed whether they will go to a provider within the plan's network or seek medical care outside the network.
Point-Of-View Shot: A shot in which the camera is physically situated very close to a character's position: thus the resulting shot approximates the character's point-of-view.
Pointe Work: Performing steps while on the tips of the toes, using a special blocked shoe. Although mostly a female dancers' skill, nowadays it is not unknown for male dancers to receive training in pointe work.
Point-To-Point: Refers to the fares between two cities; the service between two cities without additional segments or any continuation.
Point-Spread Function: the kernel in the superposition integral (convolution product) that expresses the effect of a linear optical system in the formation of an image of an object. Point spread function and trans . . . View Full Definition
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Fragrance: The sensation of the gases released from ground coffee as they are inhaled through the nose. Ranges from sweetly floral to sweetly spicy.