Business / Agriculture / Australian Wheat Board (AWB): A statutory marketing agency, which handles Australia’s domestic marketing of wheat and export marketings of wheat and flour. Under the Australian system, farmers take their wheat to elevators designated as official handling agents for the AWB. Following delivery, farmers receive an initial payment, then over a period of time (which can be over a year) they receive additional payments until the full price has been paid. AWB becomes a grower-owned and controlled company operating under Australian corporation laws on July 1, 1999.
Board Noun Synonyms: plank, scantling, timber
Board Verb Synonyms: go aboard, ship aboard, enter, embark on
Entertainment / Music / Keyboard Instrument: Instrument sounded by means of a keyboard (a series of keys played with the fingers). The most commonly recognized keyboard instruments are the piano, organ, harpsichord and synthesizer, a recent inve MORE
Technology / Computers / Keyboard Macro: A series of keystrokes that are automatically input when a single key is pressed. Used often in Office application delivery for improved speed of performance and in PC gaming to take the place of labo MORE