Business / Finance / Boston Exchange Automated Communication Order-Routing Network (BEACON): This system permits the automatic execution of trades based on the current stock prices on the consolidated markets at any of the U.S. securities exchanges.
Exchange Verb Synonyms: market, stock market, Stock Exchange, securities exchange, the Market, the Board, the Big Board, the Exchange, the Bourse, Wall Street, the Street
Exchange Adjective Synonyms: trade, barter, switch, change, interchange, reciprocate, return, swap or swop
Technology / Computers / Network Card: Also, Network Interface Card or NIC. This is a component of a computer that enables the computer to communicate with other computers via a direct network connection. MORE
Technology / Computers / Network Basic Input - Output System (NetBIOS): A commonly used networking protocol originally developed for LANs. Operates on the Session and Transport layers of the OSI model, so doesn't make use of physical network characteristics. MORE
Science / Chemistry / Network Covalent Solid: A substance which consists of an array of atoms held together by an array of covalent bonds. A crystal of a network covalent solid is actually a single, gigantic molecule. Diamond and quartz are examp MORE
Business / Internet Marketing / Network Effect: The phenomenon whereby a service becomes more valuable as more people use it, thereby encouraging ever-increasing numbers of adopters. MORE
Health / Health Insurance / Network Model HMO: An HMO that contracts with more than one group practice of physicians or specialty groups. MORE