Preferred Orientation

Science / Geology / Preferred Orientation: Any deviation from randomness in the distribution of the crystallographic or grain shape axes of minerals of a rock (including flow cleavage and foliation), produced by deformation and non-uniform stress during crystallization in metamorphic rocks or by depositional currents in sediments.

Other Words for Orientation

Orientation Adjective Synonyms: placement, bearings, attitude, alignment, lie, placing, situation, layout, location, position, positioning, arrangement, set-up
Orientation Verb Synonyms: introduction, training, initiation, briefing, familiarization, assimilation, acclimatization, preparation, instruction
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Preferred Provider Organization (PPO)

Health / Health Insurance / Preferred Provider Organization (PPO): A healthcare benefit arrangement designed to supply services at a discounted cost by providing incentives for members to use designated healthcare providers (who contract with the PPO at a discount), MORE

Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) Plan

Health / Dentistry / Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) Plan: A specific type of CIGNA health plan with a national network of physicians. Plan members can visit physicians both in and out of the network, and can visit specialists without a referral. Members don' MORE

Preferred Provider Organizations (Ppos)

Health / Health Insurance / Preferred Provider Organizations (Ppos): You or your employer receive discounted rates if you use doctors from a pre-selected group. If you use a physician outside the PPO plan, you must pay more for the medical care. MORE

Preferred Provider Arrangement (PPA)

Health / Health Insurance / Preferred Provider Arrangement (PPA): As defined in state laws, a contract between a healthcare insurer and a healthcare provider or group of providers who agree to provide services to persons covered under the contract. Examples include MORE

Preferred Orientation

Science / Geology / Preferred Orientation: Any deviation from randomness in the distribution of the crystallographic or grain shape axes of minerals of a rock (including flow cleavage and foliation), produced by deformation and non-uniform str MORE

Preferred Equity Redemption Stock (PERC)

Business / Finance / Preferred Equity Redemption Stock (PERC): Preferred stock that converts automatically into equity at a stated date. A limit is placed on the value of the shares the investor receives. MORE

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