Alluvial Fan: A fan-shaped wedge of sediment that typically accumulates on land where a stream emerges from a steep canyon onto a flat area. In map view it has the shape of an open fan. Typically forms in . . . View Full Definition
Marfan Syndrome: Autosomal dominant condition of connective tissue: affects the skeletal, ocular and cardiovascular systems.
Niger-Kordefanian: A group of languages spoken in the southern part of Africa. This family of languages apparantly has no relation to those in the Indo-European family.
Infant Massage Instruction: Qualified instructors teach parents how to properly massage their infants. Infant massage is also utilized in hospital neonatal care units. This specialized form of touch is successful, not . . . View Full Definition
Infant Massage: Various gentle touch-therapy methods for infants, performed by parents.
Infant Damnation: A rather grim Protestant doctrine associated with Puritan theologian John Calvin. It is closely associated with the doctrines of 'Total Depravity,' 'Original Sin,' and 'The Elect.' The idea . . . View Full Definition
Infant Formula Cost-Containment: Refers to statutory provisions in the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 that require state WIC agencies to solicit bids to infant formula companies for the sale of infant formula used in WIC food packages.
Infant Industry Argument: The category describing a company's primary business activity. This category is usually determined by the largest portion of revenue.
Profane Language: Players will not use obscene gestures on the ice, (sure they wonít) or anywhere in the rink before, during or after the game. We wonder how long after the game and does this count for the of . . . View Full Definition
Profanity Act Of 1606: This law passed under King James I required that any profanity in a publicly performed play or in published material would result in a ten-pound fine for the performer or printer, a substant . . . 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.