Lard Oil

Business / Machine Shop / Lard Oil: A cutting oil made from animal fats usually mixed with mineral oils to reduce its cost and improve its qualities.

Other Words for Oil

Oil Noun Synonyms: lubricant, grease, lubricator, unguent
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Short Oil

Entertainment / Bowling / Short Oil: Also known as limited distance dressing/LDD. A condition in which oil is applied to the front 24 feet or less of the lane, with the remainder dry. Can be very high scoring. MORE

Rode The Oil Line

Entertainment / Bowling / Rode The Oil Line: A method of lane play where there is an oil line/crown into the pocket and the player keeps the ball on the oil line into the pocket; can result it high scores. See also bumped the oil line. MORE

Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation (RUSLE)

Business / Agriculture / Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation (RUSLE): Revisions to the universal soil loss equation implemented in the mid 1990s to more accurately predict soil erosion caused by water. It includes the same factors as the earlier formula: climate, soils, MORE

Prunelard Blanc

Life Style / Wine Grapes / Prunelard Blanc: Has synonym name Bouysselet. Almost extinct V.vinifera variety grown in the Tarn region of France. No other details as yet. MORE

Soil

Business / Agriculture / Soil: In the United States, about 70,000 kinds of soil are recognized in the nationwide system of classification. Each has a unique set of characteristics and a potential for use. These characteristics are MORE

Soil Bank Act

Business / Agriculture / Soil Bank Act: Title I of the Agricultural Act of 1956 (P.L. 84-540), designated the Soil Bank Act, created the Acreage Reserve Program to retire land producing basic commodities under an annual agreement from 1956 MORE

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