Business / Agriculture / Food And Fiber System: That sector of the U.S. economy that includes agricultural production and all economic activities supporting or utilizing that production, including farm machinery and chemical production, and processing, manufacturing, transportation, and retailing. In 1995, the food and fiber system employed 22.9 million workers, or 17.3% of the U.S. workforce, and accounted for $983 billion, or 13.5% of the gross domestic product.
Fiber Noun Synonyms: filament, thread, strand, fibril, tendril
Fiber Verb Synonyms: texture, structure, material, fabric
Food Verb Synonyms: nourishment, nutriment, aliment, sustenance, subsistence, foodstuffs, edibles, eatables, viands, bread, victuals, rations, provisions, comestibles, commons, grub, eats, chow, scoff, prog
System Noun Synonyms: scheme, method, approach, modus operandi, way, procedure, methodology, technique, plan, process, practice, routine
System Adjective Synonyms: organized whole, organization, set, group, combination, structure, arrangement, pattern, set-up
Science / Biology / Pineal Gland: A small gland located between the cerebral hemispheres of the brain that secretes melatonin. MORE
Technology / Aviation / Pilot In Command (PIC): The pilot responsible for the operation and safety of an aircraft during flight time. MORE