Alternative Fuels

Business / Agriculture / Alternative Fuels: Substitutes for traditional liquid, oil-derived motor vehicle fuels like gasoline and diesel. Includes methanol, ethanol, biodiesel, compressed natural gas, and others. The alternatives are promoted for pollution reduction properties and/or to reduce U.S. dependence on imported oil. Ethanol can be produced from grain, agricultural wastes, and excess crops.

Other Words for Alternative

Alternative Noun Synonyms: alternate, variant, choice, option, selection, possibility, substitute, surrogate
Alternative Adjective Synonyms: alternate, variant, (an)other, different, additional, substitute, surrogate
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Alternative Order

Business / Finance / Alternative Order: Used in context of general equities. Order giving a broker a choice between two courses of action, either to buy or sell, never both. Execution of one course automatically eliminates the other. An exa MORE

Alternative Mortgage Instruments

Business / Finance / Alternative Mortgage Instruments: Variations of mortgage instruments such as adjustable-rate and variable-rate mortgages, graduated-payment mortgages, reverse-annuity mortgages, and several seldom-used variations. MORE

Alternative Splicing

Science / Genetics / Alternative Splicing: Different ways of combining a gene's exons to make variants of the complete protein MORE

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