Forecast

Science / Astrology / Forecast: Plotting the movements of the planets to determine upcoming trends.

Other Words for Forecast

Forecast Noun Synonyms: predict, foretell, prophesy, prognosticate, foresee, augur, presage, vaticinate, anticipate, forewarn, calculate
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Numerical Forecasting

Science / Weather / Numerical Forecasting: The use of numerical models, such as the fundamental equations of hydrodynamics subjected to observed initial conditions, to forecast the weather. These models are run on high-speed computers at the N MORE

Forecast Year

Business / Finance / Forecast Year: The month and year on which the forecast period begins. See also Forecast Year. MORE

Forecasting

Business / Finance / Forecasting: Most people choose the forecast year to coincide with either the January-December calendar year or the fiscal year of the business, but this is not a requirement. Depending on the forecast start month MORE

Quantitative Precipitation Forecast (QPF)

Science / Weather / Quantitative Precipitation Forecast (QPF): A forecast of rainfall, snowfall or liquid equivalent of snowfall. MORE

Variance Forecasting

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Variance Forecasting: A measure that utilizes a demand and availability forecast to determine whether an organization has the ability to meet future manpower needs. MORE

Forecast Start Date

Business / Finance / Forecast Start Date: The period of time for which a business is modeled. Depending on the forecast start month, the first year of the forecast period may not be a complete forecast year. See also Forecast Year. MORE

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