Clearing House Electronic Subregister System (CHESS)

Business / Finance / Clearing House Electronic Subregister System (CHESS): A computerized clearing system for sterling funds that began operations in 1984. It includes 14 member banks, nearly 450 participating banks, and is one of the clearing companies within the structure of the Association for Payment Clearing Services (APACS).

Other Words for House

House Noun Synonyms: legislature, legislative body, congress, parliament, assembly, council, diet
House Verb Synonyms: family, line, lineage, dynasty, clan, ancestry, strain, race, blood, descendants, forebears
House Adverb Synonyms: residence, dwelling, dwelling-place, home, abode, household, homestead, domicile, lodging(s), quarters, building, edifice
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Other Words for System

System Adjective Synonyms: organized whole, organization, set, group, combination, structure, arrangement, pattern, set-up
System Noun Synonyms: scheme, method, approach, modus operandi, way, procedure, methodology, technique, plan, process, practice, routine
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National Television System Committee (NTSC)

Technology / Home Audio / National Television System Committee (NTSC): Refers to the standards used for video broadcast and playback signal parameters in the U.S. Japan and other countries. Alternative systems used in Europe and some Asian countries are PAL and SECAM. MORE

National Spatial Reference System (NSRS)

Science / Tides and Currents / National Spatial Reference System (NSRS): A consistent national coordinate system that defines latitude, longitude, height, scale, gravity, and orientation through out the nation, and how these values change with time. The NSRS is developed a MORE

National Securities Clearing Corporation (NSCC)

Business / Finance / National Securities Clearing Corporation (NSCC): A clearing corporation that facilitates the settlement of accounts among brokerage firms, exchanges, and other clearing corporations. MORE

National Market System (NMS)

Business / Finance / National Market System (NMS): Refers to over-the-counter trading. System of trading OTC stocks under the sponsorship of the NASD. Must meet certain criteria for size, profitability and trading activity. More comprehensive informat MORE

National Wildlife Refuge System (NWRS)

Business / Agriculture / National Wildlife Refuge System (NWRS): Consists of all of the National Wildlife Refuges, the Waterfowl Production Areas, and certain other small tracts managed by states under cooperative agreements with the Fish and Wildlife Service. In g MORE

Nervous System

Science / Biology / Nervous System: One of eleven major body organ systems in animals; coordinates and controls actions of internal organs and body systems, receives and processes sensory information from the external environment, and c MORE

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