Blowing Dust

Science / Weather / Blowing Dust: Dust that is raised by the wind to heights of six feet or greater. It is reported as 'BLDU' in an observation and on the METAR.

Industry Standard

Technology / Television (TV) / Industry Standard: A term applied to a machine or format that is commonly used within a certain area of production. MORE

Infant Industry Argument

Business / Finance / Infant Industry Argument: The category describing a company's primary business activity. This category is usually determined by the largest portion of revenue. MORE

JA Prestwich Industries Ltd (JAP)

Technology / Motorcycle / JA Prestwich Industries Ltd (JAP): English engine manufacturer. Engines were produced for motorcycles such as Brough Superior, Triumph, and HRD Motorcycles (the forerunner of Vincent Motorcycles). Founded in 1903 by John A Prestwich, t MORE

Key Industry

Business / Finance / Key Industry: An industry that plays a critical role in a nation's economy. MORE


Business / Finance / Industry: General term used in the financial markets to refer to companies manufacturing, producing, or distributing goods and services. MORE


Business / Finance / Industrials: A bond issued by local government agencies on behalf of corporations. MORE