Ground State

Science / Chemistry / Ground State: The lowest energy state for an atom or molecule. When an atom is in its ground state, its electrons fill the lowest energy orbitals completely before they begin to occupy higher energy orbitals, and they fill subshells in accordance with Hund's rule (usually!)

Other Words for Ground

Ground Noun Synonyms: base, establish, organize, found, settle, set
Ground Adjective Synonyms: earth, soil, turf, sod, dirt, loam, clay, land, terrain
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Other Words for State

State Adjective Synonyms: condition(s), circumstance(s), situation, state of affairs, status, shape, position
State Noun Synonyms: governmental, government, national, federal
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Excited State

Science / Chemistry / Excited State: An atom or molecule which has absorbed energy is said to be in an excited state. Excited states tend to have short lifetimes; they lose energy either through collisions or by emitting photons to 'rela MORE

Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA)

Business / Real Estate / Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA): A federal law, enacted in 1974 and later revised, that ensures that the buyer and seller in a real estate transaction have knowledge of all settlement costs when the purchase of a one-to-four-family r MORE

Real Estate Recovery Fund

Business / Real Estate / Real Estate Recovery Fund: A fund established in some states from real estate license revenues to cover claims of aggrieved parties who have suffered monetary damage through the actions of a real estate licensee. MORE

Real Estate Transfer Disclosure Statement

Business / Real Estate / Real Estate Transfer Disclosure Statement: As required by California Civil Code Sections 1102-1102.14, a transferee (buyer) of residential real property is entitled to a statement from the transferor (seller) which provides information regardi MORE

Reduction Certificate (Payoff Statement)

Business / Real Estate / Reduction Certificate (Payoff Statement): The document signed by a lender indicating the amount required to pay a loan balance in full and satisfy the debt, used in the settlement process to protect both the sellers and the buyers interests. MORE

Registration Statement

Business / Finance / Registration Statement: A legal document filed with the SEC to register securities for public offering that details the purpose of the proposed public offering. The statement outlines financial details, a history of the comp MORE

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