Technology / Motorcycle / Apex
Apex: The tip or end of the root of the tooth.
Advance Purchase Excursion (Apex): Generally the lowest and most heavily restricted airfare.
Freytags Pyramid: A diagram of dramatic structure, one which shows complication and emotional tension rising like one side of a pyramid toward its apex, which represents the climax of action. Once the climax . . . View Full Definition
Deconstruction: An interpretive movement in literary theory that reached its apex in the 1970s. Deconstruction rejects absolute interpretations, stressing ambiguities and contradictions in literature. Decon . . . View Full Definition
Block Pass: Going into a turn, a rider attempting a block pass will accelerate before the apex and slip his motorcycle on the inside of the leader, then quickly pivot and make the turn directly in front . . . View Full Definition
Apicoectomy: The amputation of the apex of a tooth.
Voice Coil: The cylindrical coil of wire that moves in the magnetic field of a dynamic driver. The voice coil is bonded to the diaphragm, which actually produces the sound.
Trail Braking: Keeping the brakes on late into a corner, after initial braking has taken place. A motorcycle riding and driving technique where the brakes are used beyond the entrance to a turn and are gra . . . View Full Definition
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Income Tax: Common stock with a high dividend yield and few profitable investment opportunities.