Science / Tides and Currents / MM: Lunar monthly constituent. This constituent expresses the effect of irregularities in the Moon's rate of change of distance and speed in orbit. Speed = s – p = 0.544,374,7° per solar hour.

National Television System Committee (NTSC)

Technology / Home Audio / National Television System Committee (NTSC): Refers to the standards used for video broadcast and playback signal parameters in the U.S. Japan and other countries. Alternative systems used in Europe and some Asian countries are PAL and SECAM. MORE

Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC)

Technology / Television (TV) / Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC): An acronym for Advanced Television Systems Committee, and the name of the DTV system used by broadcasters in the U.S. In European they use the COFDM standard. A digital tuner made for use in Europe ca MORE

Bonus Commodities

Business / Agriculture / Bonus Commodities: From the agricultural perspective, these are commodities donated to domestic feeding programs that USDA acquires for unexpected surplus removal reasons or because Commodity Credit Corporation holdings MORE

Letter Of Comment

Business / Finance / Letter Of Comment: A communication to the firm from the SEC that suggests changes to its registration statement. MORE

Animal Communication

Entertainment / Literature / Animal Communication: The exchange of information among animals, especially as contrasted with human language and meta-language (Algeo 312). Examples include pheremone trails left by ants, semaphore communications among be MORE

Multichannel Video Programming Distributors (MVPDS)

Technology / Television (TV) / Multichannel Video Programming Distributors (MVPDS): A multichannel video program distributor is an entity such as a cable operator, a BRS/EBS provider, a direct broadcast satellite service, a television receive-only satellite program distributor, or a MORE