Synodical Month

Science / Tides and Currents / Synodical Month: The average period of the revolution of the Moon around the Earth with respect to the Sun, or the average interval between corresponding phases of the Moon. The synodical month is approximately 29.530,588 days in length.


Science / Tides and Currents / Month: The period of the revolution of the Moon around the Earth. The month is designated as siderial, tropical, anomalistic, nodical, or synodical according to whether the revolution is relative to a fixed MORE

Monthly Operating Report (MOR)

Health / Health Insurance / Monthly Operating Report (MOR): A document that reports the month- and year-to-date financial status of a managed care plan. MORE

Monthly Investment Plan

Business / Finance / Monthly Investment Plan: A plan in which a certain amount is invested each month in order to benefit from dollar cost averaging. MORE

Monthly Income Preferred Security (MIP)

Business / Finance / Monthly Income Preferred Security (MIP): Preferred stock issued by a subsidiary located in a tax haven. The subsidiary relends the money to the parent. MORE

Animal Unit Month (AUM)

Business / Agriculture / Animal Unit Month (AUM): An animal unit month (AUM) is the amount of forage needed to sustain one animal unit, or its equivalent, for one month. Grazing fees for federal lands are charged by animal unit months or head-months. MORE

Nearest Month

Business / Finance / Nearest Month: The expiration date of an option or future that is closest to the present. MORE