Pratt Isostatic Compensation

Science / Geology / Pratt Isostatic Compensation: The mechanism in which variations in crustal density act to counterbalance the varying weight of topographic features. The crust is here assumed to be of approximately uniform thickness, thus a mountain range would be underlain by lighter rocks.

Loudness Compensation

Technology / Home Audio / Loudness Compensation: When played quietly, this switched circuit allows fuller apparent sound from a system such that the tendancy for human hearing sensitivity to drop off at certain frequencies is compensated and the ful MORE

Mutual Compensation

Technology / Cell Phones / Mutual Compensation: The concept that carriers must pay when they terminate traffic on the networks of carriers with which they are interconnected. MORE

Lender Paid Compensation To Broker

Business / Loan / Lender Paid Compensation To Broker: This is also called the Yield Spread Premium. Fee which the lender pays to the mortgage broker for obtaining the loan for his client. MORE

Infrared Compensation Index

Entertainment / Photography / Infrared Compensation Index: Used to compensate the focus for black and white infrared film. Color ir film generally does not require compensation. MORE

Indirect Compensation

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Indirect Compensation: Compensation that is not paid directly to an employee and is calculated in addition to base salary and incentive pay (i.e., health/dental/vision insurance, vacation, retirement benefits, educational b MORE

Overcompensation

Science / Psychiatry / Overcompensation: A conscious or unconscious process in which a real or imagined physical or psychological deficit generates exaggerated correction. Concept introduced by Adler. MORE

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