Active Transport: Transport of molecules against a concentration gradient (from regions of low concentration to regions of high concentration) with the aid of proteins in the cell membrane and energy from ATP.
Interactive Mode: Type of television text in which the historical world is mixed with that of the video/film maker--according to Bill Nichols's approach to nonfiction television and film. This occurs in one o . . . View Full Definition
Interactive Messaging: Short Message Service that allows users to send alphanumeric messages from their wireless handset to other wireless handsets or to email addresses. Interactive Messaging also allows the user . . . View Full Definition
Interactive Novel: A 'choose-your-own-adventure' style novel in which the reader has the option to choose what will happen next, creating a different possible series of events or endings for the narrative. Oft . . . View Full Definition
Most Active List: The stocks with the highest volume of trading on a certain day.
Interactive Television: An anticipated use of television with interactive content and enhancements, enabling the viewer to interact with the program. Interactive television, in theory, would enhance the entertainme . . . View Full Definition
Interactive Guided Imagery: An effective set of tools that can be used to mobilize the latent, innate healing abilities of clients to support rehabilitation, recovery, and health. It helps clients facilitate an enhance . . . View Full Definition
Interactive Agency: An agency offering a mix of Web design/development, Internet advertising/marketing, or E-Business/E-Commerce consulting.
Highly Active Anti-Retroviral Therapy (HAART): A treatment to combat AIDS using several different antiretroviral drugs at the same time.
Extractive Industries: Industries involved in mineral resource exploration, acquisition, assessment, development or production.