Obliquity Of The Moons Orbit

Science / Tides and Currents / Obliquity Of The Moons Orbit: The angle which the Moon's orbit makes with the plane of the Earth's Equator. Its value varies from 18.3° to 28.6°, depending upon the longitude of the Moon's ascending node; the smaller value corresponding to a longitude of 180° and the larger one, to a longitude of 0°.

Other Words for Orbit

Orbit Noun Synonyms: circuit, course, path, track, revolution, circle, round, cycle
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Other Words for The

The Adjective Synonyms: drama, the stage, dramaturgy, dramatic or Thespian or histrionic art(s), the boards, show business, showbiz
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Post Office Protocol (POP)

Technology / Email / Post Office Protocol (POP): POP (Post Office Protocol) was the recommended method for accessing your mail before IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol). POP is a basic store and forward mail handling system. When you connect to MORE

Poultry Products Inspection Act Of 1957

Business / Agriculture / Poultry Products Inspection Act Of 1957: P.L. 85-172 (August 28, 1957), as amended by the Wholesome Poultry Products Act of 1968 (P.L. 90-492, August 18, 1968), requires USDA to inspect all 'domesticated birds' when slaughtered and processed MORE

Positive Covenant (Of A Bond)

Business / Finance / Positive Covenant (Of A Bond): A bond covenant that specifies certain actions the firm must take. Also called an affirmative covenant. MORE

Positions Of The Feet

Entertainment / Ballet / Positions Of The Feet: The basic five positions of the feet on the floor were set down by the dancing master Pierre Beauchamp in the late 17th century. Two more positions were introduced by Mr. Serge Lifar during his career MORE

Position Of Equilibrium

Science / Chemistry / Position Of Equilibrium: When a reaction's equilibrium 'lies to the right', the concentrations of products will be greater than the concentrations of reactants when equilibrium is established. Conversely, an equilibrium that MORE

Positions Of The Arms

Entertainment / Ballet / Positions Of The Arms: There are two basic positions for the arms. In one, the dancer keeps the fingers of both arms almost touching to form an oval shape, either almost touching the hips, or at navel level, or raised above MORE

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