Arachnoid Layer: The arachnoid layer acts as a cushion between the dura mater and the pia mater. Bleeding in the arachnoid layer is known as a subdural hematoma, a potentially life-threatening condition.
Real Player: Developed by RealNetworks, this is a cross-platform multi-media player.
Secure Sockets Layer (SSL): A protocol designed by Netscape Communications to enable encrypted, authenticated communications across the Internet. SSL is used mostly in communications between Web browsers and Web server . . . View Full Definition
Straight Player: A player that relies on accuracy at the expense of power.
QuickTime Player: A multimedia technology developed by Apple Computer. Developed to display video, sound, animation, graphics, text, music and 360 degree virtual reality (VR) scenes. Apple makes its QuickTime . . . View Full Definition
Power Player: A cranker; hard hitting, big hook, faster than average speed player.
Player: Used in the context of general equities. Customer or trader who is actively involved in a particular stock or the market in general.
Post Player: The position usually played by the center.
Summation Layer Amount: The amount of sky cover for each layer is given in eighths of sky cover attributable to clouds or obscurations. The summation amount for any given layer is equal to the sum of the sky cover . . . View Full Definition
Surface Boundary Layer: The lowest layer of the earth's atmosphere, usually up to 3,300 feet, or one kilometer, from the earth's surface, where the wind is influenced by the friction of the earth's surface and the . . . View Full Definition
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Malty: An aromatic sensation created by a moderately volatile set of aldehydes and ketones that produces sensations reminiscent of toasted grains.