Independent Chuck

Business / Machine Shop / Independent Chuck: A chuck in which each jaw may be moved independently of the others.

Other Words for Independent

Independent Noun Synonyms: free, self-governing, autonomous, sovereign
Independent Adjective Synonyms: self-reliant, self-sufficient, self-assured, (self-)confident, bold, individualistic, competent
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Independent Station

Technology / Television (TV) / Independent Station: Stations not affiliated with any network, usually refers to commercial stations only. MORE

Independent Study

Life Style / College / Independent Study: A course of study designed by a student and a sponsoring faculty member or teacher. The student works independently on the project and material throughout the term, continually consulting with the ins MORE

Independent Project

Business / Finance / Independent Project: NYSE member who executes orders for floor brokers and firms other than its own. MORE

Independent Practice Associations

Health / Health Insurance / Independent Practice Associations: IPAs are similar to HMOs, except that individuals receive care in a physician's own office, rather than in an HMO facility. MORE

Independent Living

Life Style / Adoption / Independent Living: A type of placement that provides life-skills training to youth to assist them to acquire the skills they will need to live independently as adults. The program is designed for children who are 'aging MORE

Independent Practice Association (IPA)

Health / Health Insurance / Independent Practice Association (IPA): An organization comprised of individual physicians or physicians in small group practices that contracts with MCOs on behalf of its member physicians to provide healthcare services. MORE

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