Native

Science / Chemistry / Native: Naturally occuring forms of precious metals, for example, native copper, native gold, and native silver. Native metals are often very impure.

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Native Adjective Synonyms: basic, first, best, original, exclusive
Native Noun Synonyms: innate, natal, inborn, natural, inherent, congenital, indwelling, inherited, hereditary, in the blood, intrinsic, constitutional
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Alternative Fuels

Business / Agriculture / Alternative Fuels: Substitutes for traditional liquid, oil-derived motor vehicle fuels like gasoline and diesel. Includes methanol, ethanol, biodiesel, compressed natural gas, and others. The alternatives are promoted f MORE

Agglutinative

Entertainment / Literature / Agglutinative: (from Latin, 'glued to') In a now outdated linguistic classification, an agglutinative language was any language with complicated but (for the most part) regular derivational forms (Algeo 311)--especi MORE

Alternative Medicine

Health / Massage / Alternative Medicine: Practices used instead of standard medical treatments. Alternative medicine is distinct from complementary medicine which is meant to accompany, not to replace, standard medical practices. Alternative MORE

Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT)

Business / Finance / Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT): A federal tax aimed at ensuring that wealthy individuals, estates, trusts, and corporations pay a minimal level income tax. For individuals, the AMT is calculated by adding adjusted gross income to ta MORE

Alternative Birthing Center

Health / Dentistry / Alternative Birthing Center: A facility offering a 'non-traditional' ('not like a hospital') setting for giving birth. While alternative birthing centers can range from free-standing centers to special areas within hospitals, bir MORE

Alternative Order

Business / Finance / Alternative Order: Used in context of general equities. Order giving a broker a choice between two courses of action, either to buy or sell, never both. Execution of one course automatically eliminates the other. An exa MORE

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