Phone Switching

Business / Finance / Phone Switching: Transferring money between funds in the same mutual fund family by telephone request. There may be a charge associated with these transfers. Phone switching is also possible among different fund families if the funds are held in street name by a participating broker/dealer.

Plain Old Telephone Lines (POTL)

Business / Internet Marketing / Plain Old Telephone Lines (POTL): Unless you are reading this at a high-tech company or large corporation -- which has ISDN or T1 lines -- chances are you accessed over POTS, copper wires that transmit at about 28.8 Kbps. Which means MORE

Phonetics

Entertainment / Literature / Phonetics: The study of phonemes, or units of sound in spoken language. MORE

Prey Switching

Science / Biology / Prey Switching: The tendency of predators to switch to a more readily available prey when one prey species becomes rare; allows the first prey population to rebound and helps prevent its extinction. MORE

Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN)

Technology / Cell Phones / Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN): Traditional landline network that mobile wireless systems connect with to complete calls. MORE

Saxophone

Entertainment / Music / Saxophone: A woodwind instrument made of metal and sounded with a single reed: the saxophone is a more recent instrument addition to the orchestra. MORE

Phonetic Transcription

Entertainment / Literature / Phonetic Transcription: Written symbols that linguists use to represent speech sounds. One common transcription system is the IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet). To see samples in PDF format, you can download IPA vowels a MORE

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