Aluminum Oxide (Alpha Single Crystal)
Aluminum Oxide (Alpha Single Crystal): An inert highly biocompatible strong ceramic material from which endosseous implants are fabricated.
Single-Country Fund: A single put option or call option, as opposed to a spread or straddle, which involves multiple puts and calls.
Single-Camera Production: A mode of production wherein one camera operates at a time and the shots are done in the most economically efficient order. On television, the main mode used in creating prime-time dramas, m . . . View Full Definition
Single- Gene Disorder: Hereditary disorder caused by a mutant allele of a single gene (e.g., duchenne muscular dystrophy, retinoblastoma, sickle cell disease). Compare polygenic disorders.
Single-Elimination: A tournament where a team is eliminated after one loss.
Single Wing: A term used to describe a diverse set of formations, now out of fashion but highly popular between 1906 and World War II, that typically used an unbalanced line, direct snap, and one wingback.
Single-Factor Model: A mutual fund that invests in individual countries outside the United States.
Single-Estate Coffee: Coffee produced by a single farm, single mill, or single group of farms, and marketed without mixture with other coffees. Many specialty coffees are now identified by estate name, rather tha . . . View Full Definition
Single-Family, Owner-Occupied Dwellings: A dwelling which will be owned and occupied by a signatory to the mortgage or deed of trust secured by such dwelling within 90 days of the execution of the mortgage or deed of trust.
Single Supplement: An additional charge when purchasing a cruise or tour whose pricing is based on double-occupancy. This supplement can be as much as twice the ppdo rate.
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Income Tax: Common stock with a high dividend yield and few profitable investment opportunities.