Science / Tides and Currents / Coast And Geodetic Survey: A former name of the National Ocean Service. The organization was known as: Survey of the Coast from its founding in 1807 to 1836, Coast Survey from 1836 to 1878, Coast and Geodetic Survey from 1878 to 1970, and National Ocean Survey from 1970 to 1982. In 1982 it was named National Ocean Service. From 1965 to 1970, the Coast and Geodetic Survey was a component of the Environmental Science Services Administration (ESSA). The National Ocean Survey was a component of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). NOAA became the successor to ESSA in 1970. The National Ocean Service is a component of NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce.
Coast Noun Synonyms: glide, skim, slide, sail
Coast Adjective Synonyms: seaside, seashore, shore, sea-coast, strand, beach, littoral, coastline, seaboard
Survey Noun Synonyms: view, look at, get a bird's eye view of, contemplate
Survey Verb Synonyms: examine, appraise, evaluate, take the measure of, inspect, study, scan, scrutinize, measure, size up, assess, investigate, look into or over, review
Survey Adjective Synonyms: surveying, examination, appraisal, evaluation, measure, study, scan, scanning, scrutiny, inquiry or enquiry, measurement, investigation, inspection
Business / Finance / Profit and Loss Statement (P and L): Another term for the income statement. MORE
Business / Real Estate / Profit And Loss Statement: A detailed statement of income and expenses of a business that reveals the operating position of the business over a period of time. Commonly referred to a P&L. MORE