Vertical Temperature Profile

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.

Other Words for Profile

Profile Adjective Synonyms: analysis, study, survey, examination, graph, diagram, chart, list, statistics
Profile Noun Synonyms: outline, silhouette, contour, side-view

Vertical Integration

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

Vertical Exaggeration

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

Vertical Endosteal Implant

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

Vertical Ionization Energy

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

Vertical Line Charting

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

Vertical Merger

Business / Finance / Vertical Merger: A form of technical charting that shows the high, low, and closing prices of a stock or a market on each day on one vertical line with the closing price indicated by a short horizontal mark. MORE