Corn Belt

Business / Agriculture / Corn Belt: That area of the United States where corn is a principal cash crop, including Iowa, Indiana, most of Illinois, and parts of Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin.
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Other Words for Belt

Belt Noun Synonyms: sash, girdle, cestus, cincture, zone
Belt Verb Synonyms: strike, hit, punch, beat, thrash

Hog-Corn Ratio (Corn-Hog Ratio)

Business / Agriculture / Hog-Corn Ratio (Corn-Hog Ratio): Number of bushels of corn equal in value to 100 pounds of live hogs (feed ratio). Put another way, the price of hogs, per hundredweight, divided by the price of corn per bushel. Since corn is a major MORE

Hot Corner

Entertainment / Baseball / Hot Corner: Third base. MORE

Hip Belt

Health / Pilates / Hip Belt: An imaginary belt slung low across your hips, from one pelvic bone to the other. Visualizing tightening this belt will draw the hipbones closer together as you exhale to engage your transverse abdomin MORE

High-Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS)

Business / Agriculture / High-Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS): Produced from converting to fructose a portion of naturally occurring glucose in starch produced from corn. A natural sweetener, HFCS production expanded during the 1980s as a substitute for higher-co MORE

Dip Belt

Health / Fitness / Dip Belt: Large heavy belt worn around hips with a chain at each end that can be attached to a barbell plate or dumbbell for additional resistance during certain exercises like dips. MORE

False unicorn (Chamaelirium luteum)

Health / Herbs / False unicorn (Chamaelirium luteum): Balances hormones, diuretic, aids in delayed or absent menstruation, also helps threatened miscarriage, in small dosages it eases vomiting associated with pregnancy. MORE