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Ape Hangers: If you remember the motorcycles in the movie Easy Rider, you may also remember that the riders held onto handlebars that were above their shoulders. The position of the rider is almost like . . . View Full Definition
Relative Aperture: Measurable diameter of the diaphragm divided by the focal length of the lens in use and expressed in terms of 'f' numbers, marked on the lens barrel.
Resin Coated Paper (RC): Printing paper with a water repellent base. Rc paper can be processed faster, require less washing, and dry more quickly than fiber based papers.
Reading The Tape: Judging the performance of stocks by monitoring changes in price as they are displayed on the ticker tape.
Printing-Out Papers: Light sensitive printing papers which visibly darken during exposure to sunlight. Also referred to as contact printing papers.
Pharmacy And Therapeutics Committee: Committee charged with developing a formulary, reviewing changes to that formulary, and reviewing abnormal prescription utilization patterns by providers.
Prime Paper: The highest-quality, investment-grade debt of corporations as decided by rating agencies such as Moody's.
Rice Paper: A generic term for Japanese and other asian forms of paper made for artist's use. Used for sumi-e, brush calligraphy, and watercolor. Fibers from the inner bark of woody plants such as kozo . . . View Full Definition
Saperavi Severnyi: Cold hardy hybrid variety developed in Russia from V. Amurensis and (possibly) Précose de Malingre. Limited acreages currently grown in Nova Scotia, Canada and also British Columbia, Canada, . . . View Full Definition
Scraperboard: A cardboard that is covered with plaster, white clay or chalk mixed with glue. It may be left white or black. It was introduced during the 19th century. The artist can work on it with nib-li . . . View Full Definition