First Reduction

Science / Tides and Currents / First Reduction: A method of determining high and low water heights, time intervals, and ranges from an arithmetic mean without adjustment to a long-term series through comparison of simultaneous observations.

Other Words for First

First Adjective Synonyms: fundamental, elementary, basic, primary, cardinal, key, essential
First Adverb Synonyms: foremost, leading, chief, head, premier, prime, primary, principal, pre-eminent
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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

Health / Massage / Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction: Relaxation techniques, meditation, and easy stretching exercises are combined to allow the client to become mindful in order to access inner sources of power. By being fully mindful and awake in life, MORE

LIFO (Last-In First-Out)

Business / Accounting / LIFO (Last-In First-Out): An inventory cost flow whereby the last goods purchased are assumed to be the first goods sold so that the ending inventory consists of the first goods purchased. MORE

Parallax Reduction

Science / Tides and Currents / Parallax Reduction: A processing of observed high and low waters to obtain quantities depending upon changes in the distance of the Moon, such as perigean and apogean ranges. MORE

Perfected First Lien

Business / Finance / Perfected First Lien: A first attachment on an asset that is duly recorded with the relevant government body so that the lender will be able to act on it should the borrower default. MORE

Red-Eye Reduction

Technology / Digital Cameras / Red-Eye Reduction: Minimizes the reflection from the camera's built-in flash. MORE

Phase Reduction

Science / Tides and Currents / Phase Reduction: A processing of observed high and low waters to obtain quantities depending upon the phase of the Moon, such as the spring and neap ranges of tide. At a former time this process was known as second re MORE

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