Science / Tides and Currents / Data Collection Platform (DCP): A microprocessor based system that collects data from sensors, processes the data, stores the data in random access memory(RAM),and provides communication links for the retrieval or transmission of the data.
Collection Noun Synonyms: accumulation, hoard, store, assemblage, omnium gatherum, anthology, chrestomathy
Collection Adjective Synonyms: collecting, gathering, solicitation, garnering, gleaning, accumulation, amassment, aggregation, whip-round
Data Adjective Synonyms: facts, information, statistics, figures, details, matter, observations, material(s), text, evidence
Technology / Cell Phones / Intelligent Roaming Database (IRDB): A list of acceptable and unacceptable networks for a phone to roam with stored either on a SIM card or in the phone. MORE
Technology / Cell Phones / Infrared Data Association (IrDA): A membership organization founded in 1993 and dedicated to developing standards for wireless, infrared transmission systems between computers. With IrDA ports, a laptop or PDA can exchange data with a MORE
Science / Astrology / Light Collection: A term used in horary astrology to describe developments when two planets not in aspect (strangers) both apply to a third, slower planet that 'collects their light' (unites their energies), symbolical MORE
Business / Real Estate / Market-Data Approach: Estimating a propertys value based on a comparison of the property with similar properties in the same locale that have sold recently. Also known as the direct sales comparison approach. MORE