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Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE): A non-profit professional organization with 365,000 members in 150 countries, dedicated to the advancement of technology related to electricity and electrical components. IEEE forms groups f . . . View Full Definition
Polar Bear Grand Tour: Most motorcyclists don't ride in the winter. However, the Polar Bear Grand Tour held each Sunday beginning with the last Sunday in October and ending with the last Sunday in March, allows ri . . . View Full Definition
Pooling Of Interests: An accounting method for reporting acquisitions accomplished through the use of equity. The combined assets of the merged entity are consolidated using book value, as opposed to the purchase . . . View Full Definition
Point-Of-View Shot: A shot in which the camera is physically situated very close to a character's position: thus the resulting shot approximates the character's point-of-view.
Point-Of-Service (POS) Product: A healthcare option that allows members to choose at the time medical services are needed whether they will go to a provider within the plan's network or seek medical care outside the network.
Point Of View Character: The central figure in a limited point of view narration, the character through whom the reader experiences the author's representation of the world. See point of view, above.
Point-Of-Service (POS) Plan: A health plan allowing the member to choose to receive a service from a participating or non-participating provider, with different benefits levels associated with the use of participating providers.
Port-Of-Call: A country, island or territory, or population center a cruise ship visits.
Portfolio Internal Rate Of Return: The rate of return computed by first determining the cash flows for all the bonds in the portfolio and then finding the interest rate that will make the present value of the cash flows equal . . . View Full Definition
Positive Covenant (Of A Bond): A bond covenant that specifies certain actions the firm must take. Also called an affirmative covenant.