Ozone Layer

Science / Weather / Ozone Layer: An atmospheric layer that contains a high proportion of oxygen that exists as ozone. It acts as a filtering mechanism against incoming ultraviolet radiation. It is located between the troposphere and the stratosphere, around 9.5 to 12.5 miles (15 to 20 kilometers) above the earth's surface.

QuickTime Player

Technology / Computers / QuickTime Player: A multimedia technology developed by Apple Computer. Developed to display video, sound, animation, graphics, text, music and 360 degree virtual reality (VR) scenes. Apple makes its QuickTime plug-in a MORE

Real Player

Technology / Computers / Real Player: Developed by RealNetworks, this is a cross-platform multi-media player. MORE

Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)

Technology / Computers / Secure Sockets Layer (SSL): A protocol designed by Netscape Communications to enable encrypted, authenticated communications across the Internet. SSL is used mostly in communications between Web browsers and Web servers. URLs th MORE

Straight Player

Entertainment / Bowling / Straight Player: A player that relies on accuracy at the expense of power. MORE

Power Player

Entertainment / Bowling / Power Player: A cranker; hard hitting, big hook, faster than average speed player. MORE

Post Player

Entertainment / Basketball / Post Player: The position usually played by the center. MORE

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