Spinal Cord

Science / Biology / Spinal Cord: A cylinder of nerve tissue extending from the brain stem; receives sensory information and sends output motor signals; with the brain, forms the central nervous system. Nerve cell collections extending from the base of the brain to just below the last rib vertebrae.

Other Words for Cord

Cord Verb Synonyms: string, line, twine, rope

Record Locator

Life Style / Travel / Record Locator: A specific number assigned to a reservation by an air carrier that is used to locate the passengers information. This number is usually a random number that never repeats this way they can be sure to MORE

Record Date

Business / Finance / Record Date: (1) Date by which a shareholder must officially own shares in order to be entitled to a dividend. For example, a firm might declare a dividend on Nov. 1, payable Dec. 1 to holders of record Nov. 15. O MORE

Recordable Illness-Injury

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Recordable Illness-Injury: All occupational injuries and illnesses that require more than basic first aid treatment, or deaths that occurred in the workplace. MORE


Entertainment / Music / Recorder: End-blown woodwind instrument with a whistle mouthpiece, generally associated with early music. MORE


Business / Real Estate / Recording: The act of entering into the book of public records the written instruments affecting the title to real property, such as deeds, mortgages, contracts for sale, options and assignments. There is also a MORE

Public Records

Business / Real Estate / Public Records: Records which by law give constructive notice of matters relating to property. MORE