Business / Finance / Differential: A mutual fund's return minus the change in the Standard & Poor's 500 index for the same time period. A notation of -5.00 means the fund return is 5 percentage points less than the gain in the S&P, while 0.00 means that the fund and the S&P have the same return.
Business / Agriculture / Fluid Differential: In federal milk marketing orders, the Class I differential is the amount added to the basic formula price to determine a region’s minimum price for milk used for fluid (drinking) purposes. MORE
Technology / Aviation / Differential Pressure: A difference between two pressures. The measurement of airspeed is an example of the use of a differential pressure. MORE
Technology / Computers / Low Voltage Differential (LVD): A differential logic scheme using lower voltage levels than HVD. MORE
Business / Agriculture / Class I Differential: Under federal milk marketing orders, the minimum price a processor must pay for milk used for fluid consumption (Class I milk) is the basic formula price plus the Class I differential. The Class I dif MORE
Technology / Radar / Differential Reflectivity (ZDR): Ratio between the reflectivity of a horizontal polarised pulse and the reflectivity of a vertical polarised pulse. Zdr depends on the asymmetry of the shape, the orientation and the falling behaviour MORE