Crab

Technology / Aviation / Crab: A rudder-controlled yawing motion to compensate for a crosswind in maintaining a desired flight path, as in a landing approach.

Trucking (Crabbing)

Technology / Television (TV) / Trucking (Crabbing): In television studio production, any sideways movement of the camera. MORE

Nekton

Science / Marine Biology / Nekton: Organisms with swimming abilities that permit them to move actively through the water column and to move against currents MORE

Merlot

Life Style / Wine Grapes / Merlot: Classic grape widely grown in the Bordeaux region of France and elsewhere. Recently found, by DNA analysis, to have derived from a Cabernet Franc x unknown variety yet to be determined. The red wine b MORE

Detrivore

Science / Marine Biology / Detrivore: An organism that feeds on large bits of dead and decaying organic matter. What detrivores leave behind is used by decomposers. Crabs and seabirds are examples of detrivores. Compare decomposer; see al MORE

Generalist

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Generalist: An individual who possesses the capabilities to perform more than one diversified function, rather then specializing in or having responsibility for one specific function. MORE

Osmoconformers

Science / Biology / Osmoconformers: Marine organisms that have no system of osmoregulation and must change the composition of their body fiuids as the composition of the water changes; include invertebrates such as jellyfish, scallops, MORE

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