Splash: A planetary arrangement described by Marc Edmund Jones in which the planets are fairly evenly distributed around the horoscope. This dispersion of planets suggests dispersion of interests.
Splash Block: A small, specially designed portable concrete pad. Oriented downhill, splash blocks direct water from rain gutter down drains or under outside hose faucets to flow away from the house.
Splash Page: Often animated, graphics pages without significant textual content. Splash pages are intended to look flashy to humans, but without attention to SEO may look like dead ends to search engine . . . View Full Definition
Splash-Proof Motor: An open motor in which the ventilating openings are so constructed that drops of liquid or solid particles falling on it or coming toward it in a straight line at any angle not greater than . . . View Full Definition
Planetary Patterns: Used interchangeably with shaping. Sometimes equated with aspect patterns. See also shaping, Bowl, Bucket, Bundle, Locomotive, See-Saw, Splash, Splay.
Kottabos: A rowdy Greek drinking game. After draining the wine in a kylix, the drinker would stick a finger through one of the handles and rapidly spin the kylix around. He would then suddenly stop it . . . View Full Definition
Enclosures: The housing, frame, of the motor of which there are two broad classifications: open and totally closed. There are specific types of each: ODG - Open Drip-Proof, Guarded, ODG-FV - Open Drip-P . . . View Full Definition
Landing Page: A Web page viewed after clicking on a link within an email. Also may be called a microsite, splash page, bounce page, or click page.
Shaping: Descriptive of the visual arrangement of planets in a horoscope. Marc Edmund Jones identified seven different patterns: the Bowl, Bucket, Bundle, Locomotive, See-Saw, Splash and Splay. Each . . . View Full Definition
Tachisme: Art up-to-date, you merely let the paint do all the work. Splashing, sprinkling and riding over it with bicycles are the most popular forms.
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Penetration: When the ball is dribbled or passed inside the defensive area toward the basket.