Business / Agriculture / Joint Agricultural Weather Facility (JAWF): Created in 1978, the facility is a cooperative effort between USDA’s World Agricultural Outlook Board and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce to collect, on an ongoing basis, global weather data and agricultural information to determine the impact of weather conditions on crop and livestock production. JAWF reports are followed closely not only by producers but also by commodity traders.
Facility Verb Synonyms: ease, smoothness, fluency, effortlessness, readiness, easiness, skill, skillfulness, deftness, dexterity, adroitness, ability, aptitude, expertise, expertness, proficiency, mastery, masterfulness, masterliness, efficiency, quickness, alacrity, celerity
Joint Verb Synonyms: seam, union, juncture, connection, junction, intersection
Joint Noun Synonyms: roast
Business / Construction / Miter Joint: The joint of two pieces at an angle that bisects the joining angle. For example, the miter joint at the side and head casing at a door opening is made at a 45° angle. MORE
Business / Finance / Multioption Financing Facility: A syndicated confirmed credit line with attached options. MORE