Binding: For example, an agreement, which is binding cannot be legally avoided or stopped.
Binding Sites: Areas on the ribosome within which tRNA-amino acid complexes fit during protein synthesis.
Binding Post Terminals: Are a sturdier, more versatile type of speaker jack, often found on higher-quality speakers and receivers, and on most amplifiers. They're threaded, so you can tighten them down against the . . . View Full Definition
Nuclear Binding Energy: Energy needed to break an atomic nucleus into separate protons and neutrons.
Master Promissory Note: The legal, binding document that must be signed by the student borrower prior to loan funds being disbursed to Greenville Tech. The promissory note states the terms and conditions of the loa . . . View Full Definition
Hemagglutinin: One of the enzymes found on the surface of the Influenza virus. It is responsible for binding the virus to the cell that is being infected.
Codex Alimentarius Commission: A joint commission of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Health Organization, comprised of some 146 member countries, created in 1962 to ensure consumer food safety, e . . . View Full Definition
Nuclear Fusion: Combination of two smaller nuclei to form a larger nucleus. The larger nucleus has higher binding energy per nucleon than the original nuclei, and fusion results in the release of energy.
Interest Rate Swap: A binding agreement between counterparties to exchange periodic interest payments on some predetermined dollar principal, which is called the notional principal amount. For example, one part . . . View Full Definition
Marketing Orders And Agreements: Orders and agreements (authorized by the Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937, as amended) allow producers to promote orderly marketing through collectively influencing the supply, d . . . 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.