Safety Cushion

Business / Finance / Safety Cushion: In a contingent immunization strategy, the difference between the initially available immunization level and the safety-net return.

Other Words for Cushion

Cushion Verb Synonyms: pillow, bolster, pad
Cushion Noun Synonyms: soften, absorb, mitigate, reduce, buffer, insulate, mollify, lessen
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Other Words for Safety

Safety Noun Synonyms: safeness, protection, aegis, cover, shelter, security, refuge, sanctuary, safe keeping
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Safety

Entertainment / Football / Safety: A player position on defense — see free safety and strong safety. A safety scored during a try scores 2 points (1 point in the NFL) and is followed by a kickoff as for any other try. A method of sc MORE

Safety Assessment

Life Style / Adoption / Safety Assessment: A part of the CPS case process in which available information is analyzed to identify whether a child is in immediate danger of moderate or serious harm. MORE

Redemption Cushion

Business / Finance / Redemption Cushion: The percentage by which the conversion value of a convertible security exceeds the redemption price (strike price). MORE

Public-Safety Answering Point (PSAP)

Technology / Cell Phones / Public-Safety Answering Point (PSAP): The dispatch office that receives 911 calls from the public. A PSAP may be local fire or police department, an ambulance service or a regional office covering all services. MORE

Occupational Safety And Health Administration (OSHA)

Business / Agriculture / Occupational Safety And Health Administration (OSHA): The U.S. Department of Labor agency responsible for administering the Occupational Safety and Health Act (P.L. 91-596). According to OSHA, farming is the nation’s most hazardous occupation. Agricult MORE

Pincushion Distortion

Entertainment / Photography / Pincushion Distortion: Lens aberration causing parallel, straight lines at the edge of the image to curve toward the lens axis. MORE

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