Entertainment / Photography / Oil Reinforcement: Is a method of altering the tonal range of prints on matte or textured fiber papers. The dried print is rubbed with a medium consisting of two parts of turpentine to one of mastic varnish and one of linseed oil. Artists oil color is then applied locally to the print.
Reinforcement Noun Synonyms: buttress, support, prop, brace, stay, bolster
Reinforcement Verb Synonyms: strengthening, buttressing, bolstering, shoring (up), augmentation, bracing
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
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
Business / Human Resources (HR) / Reinforcement: The practice of providing positive feedback to an individual or groups of individuals after completion of a particular project or achievement of a particular goal. MORE
Science / Psychiatry / Rreinforcement: The strengthening of a response by reward or avoidance of punishment. This process is central in operant conditioning. MORE
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