Elephant Ear

Technology / Aviation / Elephant Ear: (1) An air intake characterized by twin inlets, one on each side of the fuselage. (2) A type of balanced aileron in which the outer edges are noticeably larger than the control itself. See BALANCED CONTROL SURFACE and example Travel Air 4000.

Other Words for Ear

Ear Adjective Synonyms: attention, heed, notice, regard, consideration
Ear Noun Synonyms: sensitivity, appreciation, taste, discrimination
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Nonlinear Editing (NLE)

Technology / Television (TV) / Nonlinear Editing (NLE): Editing performed on a computer, in which shots do not have to be placed one after the other (i.e., in a linear fashion). MORE

Normalized Earnings

Business / Finance / Normalized Earnings: Earnings that have been adjusted in order to take into account the effect of cycles in the economy. MORE

Noninterest-Bearing Note

Business / Finance / Noninterest-Bearing Note: A note without periodic interest payment, but selling at a discount and maturing at face value. See: Zero-coupon bond. MORE

Nonclearing Member

Business / Finance / Nonclearing Member: An exchange member firm that is not able to clear transactions, and must pay another member firm to carry out its clearing operations. MORE

Nonbearing Wall

Business / Construction / Nonbearing Wall: A wall supporting no load other than its own weight. MORE

Nuclear Area

Science / Biology / Nuclear Area: In prokaryotic cells, a region containing the cells genetic information. Unlike the nucleus in eukaryotic cells, it is not surrounded by a membrane. MORE

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