Cooperative State Research Education And Extension Service (CSREES)

Business / Agriculture / Cooperative State Research Education And Extension Service (CSREES): The USDA agency that administers federal funds appropriated for agricultural and forestry research, extension, and education programs at eligible institutions, including the land grant colleges of agriculture in the states, selected veterinary schools, and other institutions with capabilities in the food and agricultural science arena. The agency administers formula funds to the 1862 land grant colleges under the Hatch Act of 1887, the Smith-Lever Act of 1914 and the mcintire-Stennis Act of 1962: Evans-Allen funds for research programs at the 1890 land grant colleges: the National Research Initiative (NRI) Competitive Grants program: the Special Grants program: grants for higher education: and the research portion of the Fund for Rural America.

Other Words for Education

Education Noun Synonyms: learning, lore, knowledge, information, erudition
Education Adjective Synonyms: teaching, schooling, training, instruction, tuition, tutelage, edification, tutoring, cultivation, upbringing, indoctrination, drilling

Other Words for Extension

Extension Noun Synonyms: addendum, addition, annexe, wing, adjunct, ell, appendage, appendix, supplement
Extension Verb Synonyms: stretching, expansion, increase, enlargement, augmentation, development, amplification, broadening, widening, lengthening, spread, spreading

Other Words for Research

Research Verb Synonyms: investigation, investigating, exploration, delving, digging, enquiry or inquiry, fact-finding, scrutinization, scrutiny, examination, inspection, probing, analysis, experimentation

Other Words for Service

Service Verb Synonyms: help, assistance, aid,efulness, utility, benefit, advantage
Service Noun Synonyms: assignment, post, appointment, secondment

Other Words for State

State Noun Synonyms: governmental, government, national, federal
State Adjective Synonyms: condition(s), circumstance(s), situation, state of affairs, status, shape, position

Push Hand

Health / Tai Chi / Push Hand: A drill or game in Tai Chi that allows students to practice their tai chi skills, energetics and movement against an opponent. There are many variations of push hands. MORE

Purpose Statement

Business / Finance / Purpose Statement: A form filed by a borrower that describes the use of a loan backed by securities, and guarantees that the funds lent will not be used illegally to buy securities against Federal Reserve regulations. MORE

Purchases Of PP and E

Business / Finance / Purchases Of PP and E: The acquisition cost of new property, plant and equipment assets in a given year, minus the proceeds from the sale of existing PP&E. See also depreciation. MORE