Poise: A cgs unit of resistance to fluid flow (viscosity). If a force of 1 dyne is needed to force two fluid layers with 1 cm2 area that are 1 cm apart past each other at a speed of 1 cm/s, the liq . . . View Full Definition
Viscosity: The thickness of a coating as related to its ability to flow as a liquid.
Port De Bras: Literally 'carriage of the arms'. Sometimes misspelled 'porte-bras'. Movement of the arms to different positions, it is considered a simple movement but a dancer works hard to make it seem g . . . View Full Definition
Speculative-Grade Bond: A desire to hold cash in order to be poised to exploit any attractive investment opportunity requiring a cash expenditure that might arise.
Oversold: A stock, a market sector, or an entire market may be described as oversold if it suddenly drops sharply in price, despite the fact that the country's economic outlook remains positive. For t . . . View Full Definition
Put-Call Ratio: Since investors buy put options when they expect the market to fall, and call options when they expect the market to rise, the relationship of puts to calls, called the put-call ratio, gives . . . View Full Definition
Neuro-Structural Bodywork: Neuro-Structural Bodywork (NSB) is a somatic therapy that combines a variety of techniques, including fascial release, neuromuscular reeducation, craniosacral adjustment, and breathwork in b . . . 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.