Catadromous Fish

Science / Marine Biology / Catadromous Fish: Fish that spawns in seawater but feed and spends most of its life in estuarine or fresh water

Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH)

Science / Genetics / Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH): A physical mapping approach that uses fluorescein tags to detect hybridization of probes with metaphase chromosomes and with the less- condensed somatic interphase chromatin. MORE


Technology / Aviation / Fishtailing: A rudder-controlled side-to-side [yawing] motion to reduce air speed, generally prior to landing. MORE


Business / Machine Shop / Fishtail: A common name for the center gage. It is used to set thread cutting tools and has scales on it for determining the number of threads per inch. MORE

Fishplate (Gusset)

Business / Construction / Fishplate (Gusset): A wood or plywood piece used to fasten the ends of two members together at a butt joint with nails or bolts. Sometimes used at the junction of opposite rafters near the ridge line. Sometimes called a MORE

Fry A Bigger Fish

Business / Finance / Fry A Bigger Fish: A disciplinary action taken by the Federal Reserve Board for some violation of Regulation T, an individual investor cannot sell securities until they are paid for in full and certificates delivered. MORE

International Fisher Effect

Business / Finance / International Fisher Effect: States that the interest rate differential between two countries should be an unbiased predictor of the future change in the spot rate. MORE