Animal Unit Month (AUM)

Business / Agriculture / Animal Unit Month (AUM): An animal unit month (AUM) is the amount of forage needed to sustain one animal unit, or its equivalent, for one month. Grazing fees for federal lands are charged by animal unit months or head-months.

Other Words for Animal

Animal Noun Synonyms: creature, being, mammal, organism
Animal Adjective Synonyms: zoological, zooid, animalistic
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Other Words for Unit

Unit Noun Synonyms: element, component, entity, part, item, constituent, piece, portion, segment, section, module
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Planned Unit Development (PUD)

Business / Real Estate / Planned Unit Development (PUD): A relatively modern concept in housing designed to produce a high density of dwellings and maximum use of open spaces. This efficient use of land allows greater flexibility for residential land and de MORE

Portfolio Opportunity Set

Business / Finance / Portfolio Opportunity Set: The expected return/standard deviation pairs of all portfolios that can be constructed from a given set of assets. MORE

Practical Salinity Units (PSU)

Science / Marine Biology / Practical Salinity Units (PSU): A measure of the salt content of seawater (practical salinity), based upon electrical conductivity of a sample relative to a reference standard of sea water, which now happens to be a reference set of MORE

Pioneer Community

Science / Biology / Pioneer Community: The initial community of colonizing species. MORE

Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act Of 1996

Business / Agriculture / Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act Of 1996: P.L. 104-193 (September 22, 1996) was labeled as a major 'welfare reform' initiative. In addition to provisions making major changes to federal cash welfare, medicaid, work, and child care development MORE

Opportunity Set

Business / Finance / Opportunity Set: The possible expected return and standard deviation pairs of all portfolios that can be constructed from a given set of assets. MORE

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