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Protected Characteristics: Legal terminology referring to areas protected by federal or state statutes.
Tidal Characteristics: Principally, those features relating to the time, range, and type of tide.
Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS): TIPS, or Treasury inflation-protected securities, are inflation-indexed Treasury bonds and notes. They protect you against deflation as well. TIPS pay a fixed rate of interest like tradition . . . View Full Definition
Weather-Protected Machine: Type I (WPI) weather-protected machine is an open machine with its ventilating passages so constructed as to minimize the entrance of rain, snow and airborne particles to the electric parts . . . View Full Definition
Protected Ranking: A player injured for a minimum of six months can ask for a protected ranking, which will be based on his or her average ranking during the first three months of his or her injury. The player . . . View Full Definition
Protected Class: Any group of people designated as such by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in consideration of federal and state civil rights legislation. Currently includes ethnic mino . . . View Full Definition
Marine Protected Area: A conservation geographic unit designed to protect crucial communities and to provide reproductive reserves for fisheries that hopefully will disperse over wider areas.
Open (Protected) Motor: A motor having ventilating openings which permit passage of external cooling air over and around the windings. The term 'open machine', when applied to large apparatus without qualification, . . . View Full Definition
Inflation-Protected Security (TIPS): US Treasury inflation-protected securities (TIPS) adust the principal twice a year to reflect inflation or deflation measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI). The interest rate is fixed an . . . View Full Definition
Inheritance Of Acquired Characteristics: Lamarcks view that features acquired during an organisms lifetime would be passed on to succeeding generations, leading to inheritable change in species over time.
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Income Tax: Common stock with a high dividend yield and few profitable investment opportunities.