Business / Human Resources (HR) / Disparate Impact: Under Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) law, a less favorable effect for one group than for another. A disparate impact results when rules applied to all employees have a different and more inhibiting effect on women and minority groups than on the majority.
Impact Noun Synonyms: collision, contact, striking, crash, smash, bump, colliding, crashing, smashing, bumping
Health / Dentistry / Impacted Tooth: An unerupted or partially erupted tooth that is positioned against another tooth, bone or soft tissue so that complete eruption is unlikely. MORE
Business / Machine Shop / Impact Strength: The ability of a material to resist shock, dependent on both strength and ductility of the material. MORE
Health / Fitness / Low-Impact Aerobics: A traditional dance-inspired routine in which you always have one foot on the floor — you don’t do any jumping or hopping. High/low combines the two types of routines. MORE
Business / Finance / Market Impact Costs: The result of a bid/ask spread and a dealer's price concession. Also called price impact costs. MORE
Business / Accounting / Total Economic Impact (TEI): Total economic impact of a potential project in terms of other projects that may spring from it. MORE