Science / Weather / Vertical Temperature Profile: A series of temperature measurements taken at various levels in the atmosphere that show the thermal structure of the atmosphere over a specific location. Obtained through a rawinsonde sounding or comparable method, and exhibited in a skew t-log p diagram.
Profile Noun Synonyms: outline, silhouette, contour, side-view
Profile Adjective Synonyms: analysis, study, survey, examination, graph, diagram, chart, list, statistics
Business / Agriculture / Vertical Integration: The integrating of successive stages of the production and marketing functions under the ownership or control of a single management organization. For example, much of the broiler industry is highly v MORE
Science / Geology / Vertical Exaggeration: In making sketches of landscapes and cross-sections, the vertical dimension is frequently exaggerated to show detail. Vertical exaggeration is a number that represents the magnitude of this exaggerati MORE
Health / Dentistry / Vertical Endosteal Implant: Root-shaped implant which derive their support from a vertical length of bone. Implants are in the form of spirals, cones, rhomboids, and cylinders. They can be smooth, threaded, perforated, solid, ho MORE
Science / Chemistry / Vertical Ionization Energy: The energy required to remove an electron from an atom, molecule, or ion in the gas phase without moving any nuclei. The vertical ionization energy is greater than or equal to the adiabatic ionization MORE
Business / Finance / Vertical Line Charting: Dividing each expense item in the income statement of a given year by net sales to identify expense items that rise more quickly or more slowly than a change in sales. MORE