Tidal Flat

Science / Geology / Tidal Flat: A broad flat area, very close to sea level that is flooded and drained with each rise and fall of the tide.

Other Words for Flat

Flat Noun Synonyms: absolutely, completely, categorically, utterly, wholly, uncompromisingly, irrevocably, positively, definitely, directly, exactly, precisely, flatly
Flat Adverb Synonyms: room(s), flat, suite (of rooms), chambers, tenement, garden flat, maisonette, penthouse, studio, bedsitter, bedsit, accommodation, living quarters, digs , apartment, furnished room, walk-up, duplex, triplex
Flat Adjective Synonyms: level, horizontal, even, smooth, plane, unbroken, uninterrupted
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Inflation-Protected Security (TIPS)

Business / Taxes / Inflation-Protected Security (TIPS): US Treasury inflation-protected securities (TIPS) adust the principal twice a year to reflect inflation or deflation measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI). The interest rate is fixed and is paid MORE

Inflation-Indexed Securities

Business / Finance / Inflation-Indexed Securities: A clause in a contract providing for increases or decreases in inflation depending on fluctuations in the cost of living, production costs, and so forth. MORE

Inflation-Escalator Clause

Business / Finance / Inflation-Escalator Clause: The fact that future inflation rates are not known. It is a possible contributing factor to the makeup of the term structure of interest rates. MORE

Inflation-Adjusted Return

Business / Taxes / Inflation-Adjusted Return: Inflation-adjusted return is what you earn on an investment after accounting for the impact of inflation. For example, if you earn 7% on a bond during a period when the inflation rate averages 3%, you MORE

Intertidal Zone

Science / Tides and Currents / Intertidal Zone: (technical definition) The zone between the mean higher high water and mean lower low water lines. MORE

Loaned Flat

Business / Finance / Loaned Flat: Securities lent interest-free between brokers to cover customers' short sale positions. MORE

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