Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation And Liability Act (CERCLA)

Business / Real Estate / Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation And Liability Act (CERCLA): A federal law administered by the Environmental Protection Agency that establishes a process for identifying parties responsible for creating hazardous waste sites, forcing liable parties to cleanup toxic sites, bringing legal action against responsible parties and funding the abatement of toxic sites.

Other Words for Act

Act Verb Synonyms: behave (oneself), carry on, deport oneself, comport oneself, conduct oneself
Act Noun Synonyms: deed, action, undertaking, operation, step, move, feat, exploit, accomplishment, achievement
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Other Words for Comprehensive

Comprehensive Verb Synonyms: inclusive, encompassing, thorough, extensive, full, exhaustive, complete, sweeping, wide, broad, encyclopedic or encyclopaedic
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Other Words for Liability

Liability Adjective Synonyms: disadvantage, drawback, hindrance, impediment, encumbrance, snag, hitch, barrier, obstacle, obstruction, burden, onus
Liability Noun Synonyms: answerability, responsibility, burden, onus, accountability
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Overreaction Hypothesis

Business / Finance / Overreaction Hypothesis: The supposition that investors overreact to unanticipated news, resulting in exaggerated movements in stock prices followed by corrections. MORE

Oxidation Half Reaction

Science / Chemistry / Oxidation Half Reaction: That part of a redox reaction that involves loss of electrons. In the oxidation half reaction, the oxidation number of one or more atoms within the reactants is increased. MORE

Overhand Lay-Up Shot

Entertainment / Basketball / Overhand Lay-Up Shot: A lay-up shot with the shooting hand positioned on the back of the ball with the palm facing the basket. MORE

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