North Equatorial Current

Science / Tides and Currents / North Equatorial Current: A current setting west-ward in the North Atlantic and North Pacific Oceans and in the Indian Ocean from about October to July. It occurs immediately north of the Equatorial Counter Current.

Other Words for Current

Current Noun Synonyms: course, progress, tendency, tenor, drift, trend, inclination, mainstream
Current Adjective Synonyms: contemporary, ongoing, present, contemporaneous, simultaneous, coeval
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Monsoon Current (Southwest Monsoon Current)

Science / Tides and Currents / Monsoon Current (Southwest Monsoon Current): An Indian Ocean current setting in a generally eastward to southeastward direction off India and Ceylon. It replaces the North Equatorial Current, reversed by wind stress of the south-west monsoons, i MORE

North American Vertical Datum

Science / Tides and Currents / North American Vertical Datum: A fixed reference for elevations determined by geodetic leveling. The datum was derived from a general adjustment of the first-order terrestrial leveling nets of the United States, Canada, and Mexico. MORE

North American Waterfowl Management Plan

Business / Agriculture / North American Waterfowl Management Plan: An international program in cooperation with Mexico and Canada to protect, restore, enhance, and manage wetland ecosystems for migratory birds and other wildlife and fish. It was authorized by the Nor MORE

North American Wetlands Conservation Act

Business / Agriculture / North American Wetlands Conservation Act: P.L. 101-233 (December 13, 1989), and amended in 1990 and 1994, authorizes a wetlands habitat program: administered by the Fish and Wildlife Service. The law authorized annual appropriations of up to MORE

North American Trials Council (NATC)

Technology / Motorcycle / North American Trials Council (NATC): The mission of the NATC, Inc. is to establish and to administer a US National Trials Championship series that will produce a US National Champion. Included in the mission is the establishment of rules MORE

North American Numbering Council (NANC)

Technology / Cell Phones / North American Numbering Council (NANC): The FCC advisory group formerly responsible for administering the North American Numbering Plan that oversees assignment of area codes, central office codes and other numbering issues in the United St MORE

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