Acreage Base (Or Base Acres)
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Acreage Base (Or Base Acres): A farmís average planted acreage for a specific crop over the previous five years (for wheat or feed grains) or three years (for cotton or rice), plus land not planted because of certain acr . . . View Full Definition
Nucleotide Base: A heterocyclic nitrogen-containing base that is a constituent of nucleotides. Examples are adenine, guanine, thymine, uracil, and cytosine.
Oil-Based Paint: Any paint made with a drying oil, such as linseed, soya or tung oil. With oil based paints you must use mineral spirits or paint thinner as the thinning agent.
Open Reading Frame (ORF): The sequence of dna or rna located between the start-code sequence (initiation codon) and the stop-code sequence (termination codon).
Operating Profit (Or Loss): Revenue from a firm's regular activities less costs and expenses and before income deductions.
Note (Original Note): A document signed by the borrower of a loan and stating the loan amount, the interest rate, the time and method of repayment and the obligation to repay. The note serves as evidence of the d . . . View Full Definition
Normal Flex Acreage: A provision of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990 requiring a mandatory 15% reduction in payment acreage. Under this provision, producers were ineligible to receive deficiency pay . . . View Full Definition
Net Income (Or Net Loss): A measure of the overall performance of a business entity: equal to revenues minus expenses for the period.
Nitrate Base: Was an early flexible film support which was highly inflammable.
Nitrogenous Base: A nitrogen-containing molecule having the chemical properties of a base. Dna contains the nitrogenous bases adenine (a), guanine (g), cytosine (c), and thymine (t).
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Income Tax: Common stock with a high dividend yield and few profitable investment opportunities.