Absolute Priority: Rule in bankruptcy proceedings requiring senior creditors to be paid in full before junior creditors receive any payment.
Aperture Priority Camera: Semi-automatic camera on which the photographer sets the aperture and the camera automatically sets the shutter speed.
Absolute Zero: Considered to be the point at which theoretically no molecular activity exists or the temperature at which the volume of a perfect gas vanishes. The value is 0° Kelvin, -273.15° Celsius and . . . View Full Definition
Absolute Time: One of the two types of geologic time (relative time being the other), with a definite age date established mostly by the decay of radioactive elements, although ages may also be obtained by . . . View Full Definition
Absolute Temperature Scale: A temperature scale with a freezing point of +273°K (Kelvin) and a boiling point of +373°K.
Aperture Priority Mode: The Aperture Priority mode can be found in most DSLR and SLR-like cameras and even some compact Digital Camera models. When using the Aperture Priority mode, the camera allows manual setting . . . View Full Definition
Fee Simple Absolute: The maximum possible estate or right of ownership of real property, continuing forever.
Shutter Priority Camera: Semi-automatic camera on which the photographer selects the shutter speed, and the camera automatically sets an appropriate aperture.
Shutter Priority Mode: Shutter Priority mode can be found in most dSLRs and SLR-like cameras and some compact Digital Cameras. When using the Shutter Priority mode, the camera allows manual setting of the shutter . . . View Full Definition
Priority Modes: Aperture and shutter speed priority modes are a shortcut to easy exposure adjustment. To set exposure manually, you would need to adjust aperture and shutter speed settings separately. With . . . View Full Definition