Scribing

Business / Construction / Scribing: Cutting and fitting woodwork to an irregular surface.

Rectangular (Government) Survey System

Business / Real Estate / Rectangular (Government) Survey System: A system established in 1785 by the federal government, providing for surveying and describing land by reference to principal meridians and base lines. MORE

Lot-And-Block (Recorded Plat) System

Business / Real Estate / Lot-And-Block (Recorded Plat) System: A method of describing real property that identifies a parcel of land by reference to lot and block numbers within a subdivision, as specified on a recorded subdivision plat. MORE

Alexithymia

Science / Psychiatry / Alexithymia: A disturbance in affective and cognitive function that can be present in an assortment of diagnostic entities. The chief manifestations are difficulty in describing or recognizing ones own emotions, MORE

Assimilation

Business / Finance / Assimilation: The public absorption of a new issue of stocks once the stock has been completely sold by underwriter. See: Absorbed. MORE

G Curve

Entertainment / Photography / G Curve: Average gradient of a characteristic curve, describing similar characteristics to gamma, but measuring the slope from a line joining the lower and upper limits of the curve actually used in practice. MORE

Principal Meridian

Business / Real Estate / Principal Meridian: The main imaginary line running north and south and crossing a base line at a definite point, used by surveyors for reference in location and describing land under the rectangular (government) survey MORE

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