Business / Accounting / Maker: A person (entity) who signs a note to borrow money and who assumes responsibility to pay the note at maturity.

Registered Competitive Market Maker

Business / Finance / Registered Competitive Market Maker: An NASD-registered dealer who acts as a market maker for a designated over-the-counter stock by buying and selling that stock to maintain stability. MORE

Market Maker

Business / Finance / Market Maker: Used in the context of general equities. One who maintains firm bid and offer prices in a given security by standing ready to buy or sell round lots at publicly quoted prices. See: Agent, dealer, and MORE


Entertainment / Ice Hockey / Playmaker: A fast player who usually scores more assists than goals. A playmaker has the speed and balance to make plays, and frequently relies on a sniper to finish them. MORE

Flying Winemaker

Life Style / Wine / Flying Winemaker: A winemaker who travels extensively across the globe, sharing techniques and technology from one region of the world to another. The term originated with Australian winemakers who would fly to Norther MORE

Automatic Filter-Drip Coffee Makers

Life Style / Coffee / Automatic Filter-Drip Coffee Makers: Coffee brewers that automatically heat and measure water into a filter and filter receptacle containing the ground coffee. MORE


Entertainment / Baseball / Rainmaker: A fly ball that is hit very high. MORE