Banded Iron Ore

Science / Geology / Banded Iron Ore: A rock that consists of alternating layers of chert and iron oxide mineral (usually hematite) with the iron oxide in high enough concentration to be of economic value.
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Long Iron

Entertainment / Golf / Long Iron: The longer-shafted, steeper-faced, (and hopefully) longer distance irons, generally numbers 1 through 4 MORE

Logarithm of the Odd (LOD) Score

Science / Genetics / Logarithm of the Odd (LOD) Score: A measure of the likelihood of two loci being within a measurable distance of each other. MORE

Landing Page Quality Scores

Business / Search Engine Optimization (SEO) / Landing Page Quality Scores: A measure used by Google to help filter noisy ads out of their AdWords program. When Google AdWords launched affiliates and arbitrage players made up a large portion of their ad market, but as more ma MORE

Long Shore Current

Science / Tides and Currents / Long Shore Current: A current paralleling the shore largely within the surf zone. It is caused by the excess water brought to the zone by the small net mass transport of wind waves. Long shore currents feed into rip curr MORE

Longshore Current

Science / Geology / Longshore Current: A current that moves parallel to a shore and is formed from the momentum of breaking waves that approach the shore obliquely. MORE

Macrorestriction Map

Science / Genetics / Macrorestriction Map: Map depicting the order of and distance between sites at which restriction enzymes cleave chromosomes. MORE