Free On Board (FOB)

Business / Agriculture / Free On Board (FOB): Indicates that the seller assumes all responsibilities and costs up to the specific point or stage of delivery named including transportation, packing, insuring, etc. A wide variety of f.o.b. Terms is used, such as f.o.b. Factor Detroit, f.o.b. Cars New York, f.o.b. Ship Norfolk. 'Free on board vessel,' under most P.L. 480 grain contracts, means delivery at the discharge end of the loading spout.

Other Words for Board

Board Verb Synonyms: go aboard, ship aboard, enter, embark on
Board Noun Synonyms: plank, scantling, timber
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Other Words for Free

Free Adverb Synonyms: set free, set at liberty, enfranchise, release, let go, liberate, let out, let loose, unloose, unchain, unfetter, uncage, emancipate, disenthrall, manumit, pardon, parole, furlough
Free Adjective Synonyms: liberated, at large, let go, let off, emancipated, delivered, manumitted, set free, unshackled, unfettered, released, freed, loose, out, sprung, on the loose
Free Verb Synonyms: relieve, rid, unburden, disburden, disencumber, unbosom, rescue, redeem
Free Noun Synonyms: at liberty, unfettered, unchained, unshackled, unconfined, untrammelled, unencumbered, unrestrained, unrestricted, unconstrained, uncontrolled, free-born, independent, self-governing, self-governed, self-ruling, autonomous, democratic, sovereign
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One Back Formation

Entertainment / Football / One Back Formation: A formation where the offensive team has one running back in the backfield with the quarterback. Other eligible receivers are near the line of scrimmage. MORE

One Gene, One Enzyme Hypothesis

Science / Biology / One Gene, One Enzyme Hypothesis: Holds that a single gene controls the production, specificity, and activity of each enzyme in a metabolic pathway. Thus, mutation of such a gene changes the ability of the cell to carry out a particul MORE

One and One

Entertainment / Basketball / One and One: A free-throw attempt awarded for certain violations that earns the shooter a 2nd attempt only if the first is successful; also called 'One Plus One'. MORE

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