Technology / Aviation / Adverse Yaw
Adverse Yaw: Yaw generated when the ailerons are used. The lifting wing generates more drag, causing an airplane to yaw (or turn) toward it.
Lowest-Observed-Adverse-Effect Level (LOAEL): The lowest tested dose of a substance that has been reported to cause harmful (adverse) health effects in people or animals.
No Observable Adverse Effect Level (NOAEL): From long-term toxicological studies of agricultural chemical active ingredients, levels which indicate a safe, lifetime exposure level. Used in setting pesticide residue tolerances.
No-Observed-Adverse-Effect Level (NOAEL): The highest tested dose of a substance that has been reported to have no harmful (adverse) health effects on people or animals.
Yaw: Of the three axes in flight, this specifies the side-to-side movement of an aircraft on its vertical axis, as in skewing. Compare PITCH and ROLL.
Adverse Selection: Refers to a situation in which sellers have relevant information that buyers lack (or vice versa) about some aspect of product quality.
Adverse Health Effect: A change in body function or cell structure that might lead to disease or health problems
Adverse Impact: A substantially different rate of selection in hiring, promotion or other employment decision that works to the disadvantage of a race, sex or ethnic group.
Adverse Opinion: An independent auditor's opinion expressing that a firm's financial statements do not reflect the company's position accurately. See also: Qualified opinion.
Adverse Possession: The acquiring of title to real property owned by someone else by means of open, notorious, hostile and continuous possession for a statutory period of time. The burden to prove title is on t . . . View Full Definition