Complex Ion

Science / Chemistry / Complex Ion: An ion formed by combination of simpler ions or molecules; for example, Co2+ combines with six molecules of water to form the complex ion Co(H2O)62+.

Override Commission

Life Style / Travel / Override Commission: Extra commission paid by suppliers for quantity or volume sales. MORE

Overreaction Hypothesis

Business / Finance / Overreaction Hypothesis: The supposition that investors overreact to unanticipated news, resulting in exaggerated movements in stock prices followed by corrections. MORE

Overspeed Condition

Technology / Aviation / Overspeed Condition: A condition of the propeller operating system in which the propeller is operating above the RPM for which the governor control is set. This causes the propeller blades to be in a lower angle than that MORE

Oversubscription Privilege

Business / Finance / Oversubscription Privilege: In a rights issue, arrangement by which shareholders are given the right to apply for any shares that are not taken up. MORE

Ovulation

Science / Biology / Ovulation: The release of the oocyte onto the surface of the ovary; occurs at the midpoint of the ovarian cycle. The release of the ovum (egg) from the ovary after the peaking of luteinizing hormone concentratio MORE

Overvaluation

Business / Taxes / Overvaluation: A stock whose price seems unjustifiably high based on standard measures, such as its earnings history, is considered overvalued. One indication of overvaluation is a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) sign MORE

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