Black Ice

Science / Weather / Black Ice: Thin, new ice on fresh or salt water that appears dark in color because of its transparency. Also refers to thin, transparent ice on road surfaces.

Other Words for Black

Black Adjective Synonyms: jet, jet-black, coal-black, inky, sooty, swart, swarthy, raven, ebony, dusky, ebon, hyacinthine
Black Verb Synonyms: boycott, embargo, blacklist, ban, interdict
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Point-Of-Service (POS) Plan

Health / Dentistry / Point-Of-Service (POS) Plan: A health plan allowing the member to choose to receive a service from a participating or non-participating provider, with different benefits levels associated with the use of participating providers. MORE

Point-Of-Service (POS) Product

Health / Health Insurance / Point-Of-Service (POS) Product: A healthcare option that allows members to choose at the time medical services are needed whether they will go to a provider within the plan's network or seek medical care outside the network. MORE

Police Power

Business / Real Estate / Police Power: The inherent right of the state to regulate for the purpose of promoting health, safety, welfare, and morality. Police power gives the state the right to impose certain restraints on human conduct whi MORE

Poetic License

Entertainment / Literature / Poetic License: The freedom of a poet or other literary writer to depart from the norms of common discourse, literal reality, or historical truth in order to create a special effect in or for the reader. When applied MORE

Poetic Justice

Entertainment / Literature / Poetic Justice: The phrase and the idea was coined by Thomas Rymer in the late 1600s. He claimed that a narrative or drama should distribute rewards and punishments proportionately to the virtues and villainies of ea MORE

Physician Practice Management (PPM) Company

Health / Health Insurance / Physician Practice Management (PPM) Company: A company, owned by a group of investors, that purchases physicians' practice assets, provides practice management services, and, in most cases, gives physicians a long-term contract to continue worki MORE

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