Descent

Business / Real Estate / Descent: Acquisition of an estate by inheritance in which an heir succeeds to the property by operation of law.

Incandescent Lamp

Business / Construction / Incandescent Lamp: A lamp employing an electrically charged metal filament that glows at white heat. A typical light bulb. MORE

Descent Into The Underworld

Entertainment / Literature / Descent Into The Underworld: An archetype or motif in folklore, religion, mythology, or literature in which the protagonist must descend into the realm of the dead (usually located beneath the earth in hell, Elysium, or Tartarus) MORE

Heir

Business / Real Estate / Heir: A person who inherits under a will or a person who succeeds to property by the state laws of descent if the decedent dies intestate. MORE

Joint Tenancy

Business / Construction / Joint Tenancy: A form of ownership in which the tenants own a property equally. If one dies, the other automatically inherits the entire property. MORE

Tenants In Common

Business / Real Estate / Tenants In Common: A form of concurrent ownership of property between two or more persons, in which each has an undivided interest in the whole property. This form is frequently found when the parties acquire title by d MORE

Rocketsonde

Science / Weather / Rocketsonde: A type of radiosonde that is shot into the atmosphere by a rocket, allowing it to collect data during its parachute descent from a higher position in the atmosphere than a balloon could reach. MORE

Links
Home
Glossary
Thesaurus