Oil Reinforcement

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.

Other Words for Oil

Oil Noun Synonyms: lubricant, grease, lubricator, unguent
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Other Words for Reinforcement

Reinforcement Noun Synonyms: buttress, support, prop, brace, stay, bolster
Reinforcement Verb Synonyms: strengthening, buttressing, bolstering, shoring (up), augmentation, bracing
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Rode The Oil Line

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

Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation (RUSLE)

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

Reinforcement

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

Rreinforcement

Science / Psychiatry / Rreinforcement: The strengthening of a response by reward or avoidance of punishment. This process is central in operant conditioning. MORE

Short Oil

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

Soil Bank Program

Business / Agriculture / Soil Bank Program: A federal program of the late 1950s and early 1960s that paid farmers to retire land from production for 10 years: the predecessor to today’s Conservation Reserve Program. Some elements in the CRP, MORE

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