Science / Chemistry / Nomenclature: A system for naming things. For example, 'organic nomenclature' is the system used to name organic compounds.

Binomial System Of Nomenclature

Science / Biology / Binomial System Of Nomenclature: A system of taxonomy developed by Linnaeus in the early eighteenth century. Each species of plant and animal receives a two-term name; the first term is the genus, and the second is the species. MORE


Science / Chemistry / Iupac: International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry, an organization which sets international standards for chemical nomenclature, atomic weights, and the names of newly discovered elements. MORE

Radar Approach Control Facility (RAPCON)

Technology / Aviation / Radar Approach Control Facility (RAPCON): A terminal ATC facility that uses radar and non-radar capabilities to provide approach control services to aircraft arriving, departing, or transiting airspace controlled by the facility. This facilit MORE

Harmonized System

Business / Agriculture / Harmonized System: The international classification system for goods, implemented by most countries on January 1, 1998, which is used for tariff classification, trade statistics, and ultimately, transport documentation. MORE