Instream Use

Business / Agriculture / Instream Use: Water use taking place within the stream channel. Examples are hydroelectric power generation, navigation, fish propagation and use, and recreational activities. Often used in discussions concerning water allocation and/or water rights.

Other Words for Use

Use Noun Synonyms: consume, buy, purchase, employ, utilize
Use Verb Synonyms: consume, eat, drink, smoke, take, partake of, ingest, inject, shoot (up)
Use Adjective Synonyms: employ, make use of, put into practice or operation, practise, utilize, exercise, bring into play, have recourse to, resort to, put or press into service, put to use, avail (oneself) of, say, utter, speak
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Palouser

Science / Weather / Palouser: A strong, dangerous, katabatic wind that descends from the mountains into the Palouse River valley in northern Idaho and eastern Washington. May be called a Cow-Killer. MORE

Outer Houses

Science / Astrology / Outer Houses: Those planets whose orbits fall outside the Asteroid Belt; also called major planets because of their larger orbits. See also major planets. MORE

Part Of The Building or House

Entertainment / Bowling / Part Of The Building or House: Said of the 7 or 10 pin when it remains solidly standing after an apparently perfect hit. Used in a phrase such as, That pin must be part of the building. MORE

Partial Release Clause

Business / Real Estate / Partial Release Clause: A mortgage provision under which the mortgagee agrees to release certain parcels from the lien of the blanket mortgage upon payment of a certain sum of money by the mortgagor. The clause is frequently MORE

Peace Clause

Business / Agriculture / Peace Clause: Term used to refer to Article 13 of the Uruguay Round Agreement on Agriculture which exempts certain policies from challenges in the World Trade Organization so long as countries are meeting their com MORE

Oriental Houses

Science / Astrology / Oriental Houses: Houses that lie in the eastern (oriental) hemisphere of a horoscope, houses one, two, three, ten, eleven, and twelve. Sometimes used to describe those houses moving away (clockwise) from the horizon ( MORE

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