Corrective Action

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Corrective Action: Correction of deficiencies identified during a compliance review of an affirmative action plan.

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Action Noun Synonyms: activity, performance, movement, motion, energy, liveliness, vim, vigor, spirit, vitality, enterprise, initiative
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Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Science / Biology / Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR): A method of amplifying or copying DNA fragments that is faster than cloning. The fragments are combined with DNA polymerase, nucleotides, and other components to form a mixture in which the DNA is cyc MORE

Rarefaction

Technology / Home Audio / Rarefaction: In sound waves, the opposite of compression. An area of decreased air pressure caused by a sound wave. In a graphical depiction of a cyclical waveform rarefaction occurs when the wave is in the bottom MORE

Reaction

Business / Finance / Reaction: A decline in prices following an advance. Opposite of rally. MORE

Play-Action Pass

Entertainment / Football / Play-Action Pass: A passing play after the quarterback has faked a hand-off. MORE

Play Action

Entertainment / Football / Play Action: A tactic in which the quarterback fakes either a handoff or a throw in order to draw the defense away from the intended offensive method MORE

Peripheral Heart Action (PHA)

Health / Fitness / Peripheral Heart Action (PHA): A system of training where you go from one exercise to another, with little or no rest, preferably alternating upper body and lower body exercises. Designed for cardiovascular training and to develop MORE

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