Business / Search Engine Optimization (SEO) / Authorities: Topical authorities are sites which are well trusted and well cited by experts within their topical community. A topical authority is a page which is referenced from many topical experts and hub sites. A topical hub is page which references many authorities.

Other Words for Authorities

Authorities Noun Synonyms: government, establishment, officials, officialdom, powers that be, police


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Business / Search Engine Optimization (SEO) / Teoma: Topical community based search engine largely reliant upon Kleinberg's concept of hubs and authorities. Teoma powers MORE

Air Rights

Business / Real Estate / Air Rights: Rights to the use of the open space or vertical plane above a property. Ownership of land includes the right to all air above the property. Until the advent of the airplane, this right was unlimited, MORE

Fire Rating

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Bike Blessing

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