Lender Of Last Resort

Business / Finance / Lender Of Last Resort: Traditionally the Federal Reserve Bank in the U.S., which assists banks that face large withdrawals of funds and in so doing stabilizes the banking system.

Other Words for Last

Last Adjective Synonyms: final, concluding, terminal, ultimate, terminating
Last Verb Synonyms: latest, newest, most recent or up to date
Last Noun Synonyms: hindmost, rearmost, aftermost, final

Other Words for Resort

Resort Verb Synonyms: spa, retreat, watering-place


Entertainment / Music / Pianoforte: Original name for the piano. MORE

Physician Profiling

Health / Health Insurance / Physician Profiling: In the context of a pharmacy benefit plan, the process of compiling data on physician prescribing patterns and comparing physicians' actual prescribing patterns to expected patterns within select drug MORE


Entertainment / Photography / Photoflood: Artificial light source using a tungsten filament lamp and a dish reflector. MORE

Photo Elasticity

Entertainment / Photography / Photo Elasticity: Method of determining stress patterns in structures with the aid of polarized light. MORE

Pick Off

Entertainment / Baseball / Pick Off: An attempt by the pitcher to get a base runner out by throwing to the base from the stretch position. MORE

Picked Off

Entertainment / Football / Picked Off: Intercepted. MORE