European Monetary System (EMS)

Business / Finance / European Monetary System (EMS): An index of foreign exchange consisting of European currencies, originally devised in 1979. See also: Euro.

Other Words for Monetary

Monetary Noun Synonyms: pecuniary, cash, money, fiscal, financial, capital, numismatic, nummular, nummary
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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 Forest System (NFS)

Business / Agriculture / National Forest System (NFS): The 192 million acres administered by the Forest Service for multiple use: comprised of 155 national forests (in 117 units) with 187 million acres, 20 national grasslands with 4 million acres, and 112 MORE

National Early Warning System

Business / Agriculture / National Early Warning System: A program run by the Centers for Disease Control to increase federal support to state health departments to detect food borne diseases by increasing the number of scientists available to investigate f 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 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 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

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

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