Index Of Refraction

Science / Geology / Index Of Refraction: The ratio of the speed of light in a vacuum to the speed in a material: this ratio determines the amount that light is refracted as it passes into a crystal.
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Index Noun Synonyms: guide, directory, list, listing, table of contents, catalogue, key, thesaurus
Index Adjective Synonyms: mark, sign, clue, token, hint, pointer, indicator, indication, guide

Point Of Beginning (POB)

Business / Real Estate / Point Of Beginning (POB): In a metes-and bounds legal description, the starting point of the survey, situated in one corner of the parcel, all metes-and-bounds descriptions must follow the boundaries of the parcel back to the MORE


Entertainment / Football / Playoffs: The post-season tournament that determines the NFL champion. MORE

Playoff Beard

Entertainment / Ice Hockey / Playoff Beard: A playoff beard is the superstitious practice of a national hockey league (nhl) player not shaving his beard during the stanley cup playoffs. MORE

Plaster Of Paris

Life Style / Painting / Plaster Of Paris: A quick setting, pure white powder, used to set bathroom wall fixtures such as towel racks or used by craft groups for pouring molds and making plaster objects. MORE

Point Of Exposure

Health / Disease / Point Of Exposure: The place where someone can come into contact with a substance present in the environment [see exposure pathway]. MORE

Point of Presence (POP)

Technology / Computers / Point of Presence (POP): A Point of Presence usually means a city or location where a network can be connected to, often with dial up phone lines. So if an Internet company says they will soon have a POP in Belgrade, it means MORE