Principal Meridian

Business / Real Estate / Principal Meridian: The main imaginary line running north and south and crossing a base line at a definite point, used by surveyors for reference in location and describing land under the rectangular (government) survey system of legal description.

Other Words for Principal

Principal Adjective Synonyms: chief, primary, prime, paramount, main, first, foremost, ranking, pre-eminent, predominant, dominant, prevailing, leading, starring
Principal Noun Synonyms: (working) capital, capital funds, resources, investment, backing, (cash) reserve(s), assets, money
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Principal Quantum Number

Science / Chemistry / Principal Quantum Number: The quantum number that determines the size and (in hydrogen atoms) the energy of an orbital. N is used to label electron shells. N may take on integer values from 1 to infinity. MORE

Principal Stockholder

Business / Finance / Principal Stockholder: A stockholder who owns 10% or more of the voting stock of a company. Such stockholders must report all trading in the stock to the SEC pursuant insider trading rules. MORE

Principal Point

Entertainment / Photography / Principal Point: Point from which the focal length is measured. The principal point of a simple lens is located at the center of the lens. Compound lenses have two principal points, the location of which cannot be det MORE

Principal Planes

Entertainment / Photography / Principal Planes: Imaginary lines which pass through the nodal planes of a lens system. MORE

acupuncture meridians

Health / Tai Chi / acupuncture meridians: Channels of energy circulating through the body, many of which are connecting to the functioning of organ systems. MORE

Principal-Agent Relationship

Business / Finance / Principal-Agent Relationship: Occurs when one person, an agent, acts on the behalf of another person, the principal. MORE

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