North Pacific Current

Science / Tides and Currents / North Pacific Current: A North Pacific Ocean cur-rent setting eastward from about 160° east to somewhat beyond about 150° west. It continues the flow of the Kuroshio Extension, sending branches to the south.

Other Words for Current

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

Science / Tides and Currents / North Atlantic Current: A North Atlantic Ocean current setting northeastward from southeast of the Grand Banks at about latitude 40° north, longitude 50° west, to the British Isles. A segment of the Gulf Stream System, the MORE

North Bridge

Technology / Computers / North Bridge: The main portion of the motherboard chipset that acts as an interface between the processor and other parts of the motherboard. It contains the cache, main memory, and AGP controllers, as well as the 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 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

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