Wellhead Protection Area

Business / Agriculture / Wellhead Protection Area: A surface and subsurface land area regulated to prevent contamination of a well or well-field supplying a public water system. This program, established under the Safe Drinking Water Act, is implemented through state governments.

Other Words for Area

Area Noun Synonyms: space, room
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Other Words for Protection

Protection Verb Synonyms: extortion, blackmail, protection money
Protection Adjective Synonyms: defense, screen, shield, barrier, guard, safeguard, immunity, bulwark, buffer, shelter, refuge, haven, sanctuary, security, safe keeping, safety, preservation
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Out-Of-Area Benefits

Health / Dentistry / Out-Of-Area Benefits: Benefits the health plan provides to covered persons for covered services obtained outside of the network service area. The details of such benefits will vary from plan to plan. MORE

Order Protection Rule

Business / Taxes / Order Protection Rule: The order protection rule, part of Regulation NMS — for National Market System — adopted by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in 2005, requires that every stock trading center establish MORE

Older Workers Benefit Protection Act (OWBPA) Of 1990

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Older Workers Benefit Protection Act (OWBPA) Of 1990: OWBPA amended the ADEA prohibiting all employers from age discrimination in employee benefits programs by either providing equal benefits for older and younger workers or by spending an equal amount o MORE

Nuclear Area

Science / Biology / Nuclear Area: In prokaryotic cells, a region containing the cells genetic information. Unlike the nucleus in eukaryotic cells, it is not surrounded by a membrane. MORE

Overdraft Protection

Business / Accounting / Overdraft Protection: Procedure agreed upon by an account holder and a bank in advance to transfer funds from a savings or credit account to a checking account to cover insufficient funds. MORE

Overlay Area Code

Technology / Cell Phones / Overlay Area Code: A solution to the scarcity of new phone numbers, overlays involve issuance of new 10-digit phone numbers for use alongside an area's existing seven-digit numbers, which have a different area code. MORE

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