Staple

Business / Agriculture / Staple: A commodity that is widely and regularly produced and consumed (i.e., wheat, rice, potatoes). A term used to designated the length of fiber in cotton and wool.

Other Words for Staple

Staple Noun Synonyms: basic, elementary, essential, necessary, requisite, required, vital, indispensable, critical, fundamental, primary, principal, main, chief
Staple Adjective Synonyms: standard,ual, habitual, ordinary, customary, prevailing, normal, conventional, universal
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Extra-Long Staple (ELS) Cotton

Business / Agriculture / Extra-Long Staple (ELS) Cotton: Also called American Pima, this cotton has a staple length of 1-3/8' or more, is characterized by fineness and high fiber strength, and is used in high-value products such as sewing thread and expensi MORE

Extra-Long Staple Cotton Act Of 1983

Business / Agriculture / Extra-Long Staple Cotton Act Of 1983: P.L. 98-88 (August 26, 1983) eliminated marketing quotas and allotments for extra-long staple cotton and tied its support to upland cotton through a formula that set the nonrecourse loan rate at not l MORE

Manaibular Staple (Bone Plate)

Health / Dentistry / Manaibular Staple (Bone Plate): A form of a trans-osseous implant in which a plate is placed partially into the inferior border, and a series of retentive pins are placed partially into the inferior border with two continuous screws MORE

Iron (Fe)

Science / Periodic Table of Elements / Iron (Fe): Atomic number: 26, Atomic mass: 55.85 g.mol -1, Electronegativity: 1.8, Density: 7.8 g.cm-3 at 20°C, Melting point: 1536 °C, Boiling point: 2861 °C, Vanderwaalsradius: 0.126 nm, Ionic radius: 0.076 MORE

Virginia Pine

Life Style / Christmas Trees / Virginia Pine: The Virginia pine's needles occur in pairs. They are twisted and range from 1.5 to 3" in length. They are relatively short when compared to those of other pines. Loblolly needles, by comparison, are f MORE

Slant

Entertainment / Football / Slant: A receiver route. In the slant route, a receiver runs straight up field a few yards, plants his outside foot hard while in full stride, and turns 45 degrees towards the quarterback. A staple of the We MORE

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