Science / Geology / Reservoir: A subsurface rock unit that is porous and permeable, and that contains an accumulation of oil and/or natural gas.

Natural Reservoir Pressure

Science / Geology / Natural Reservoir Pressure: The pressure within an oil or gas reservoir that forces oil or gas up the well bore when the reservoir is penetrated by drilling. MORE

Master Cylinder

Technology / Motorcycle / Master Cylinder: A Master Cylinder for a motorcycle is usually located in two places. The front master cylinder is positioned on the right handlebar where the front brake lever can easily activate it to control the fr MORE

Float Bowl

Technology / Motorcycle / Float Bowl: The fuel reservoir on a carburettor into which fuel flow is controlled by a valve operated by a float. MORE

Rubenfeld Synergy Method

Health / Massage / Rubenfeld Synergy Method: Founded by Ilana Rubenfeld, this method integrates elements of two great body/mind teachers, F.M. Alexander and Moshe Feldenkrais, together with the Gestalt theory and practice of Fritz and Laura Perl MORE


Science / Geology / Seepage: The slow movement of water through the pore spaces of a solid material. This term is also applied to a loss of water by infiltration through the bottom of a stream, canal, irrigation ditch, reservoir MORE


Business / Agriculture / Acre-Foot: The volume of water that would cover one acre of land (43,560 square feet) to a depth of one foot, equivalent to 325,851 gallons of water. An acre-foot is the basic measure of agricultural water use. MORE