Elevator

Technology / Aviation / Elevator: The movable part of a horizontal airfoil which controls the pitch of an aircraft, the fixed part being the STABILIZER.

Terminal Elevator

Business / Agriculture / Terminal Elevator: A large elevator (warehouse) facility with the capacity to transfer grain to rail cars, barges, or ships for transport to domestic or foreign markets. Terminal elevator markets are used as base locati MORE

Public Elevators

Business / Agriculture / Public Elevators: Grain elevators in which bulk storage of grain is provided for the public for a fee. Grain of the same grade but owned by different persons is usually mixed or commingled as opposed to storing it 'ide MORE

Frotteurism

Science / Psychiatry / Frotteurism: One of the paraphilias, consisting of recurrent, intense sexual urges involving touching and rubbing against a nonconsenting person; common sites in which such activities take place are crowded trains MORE

Condominium Ownership

Business / Real Estate / Condominium Ownership: An estate in real property consisting of an individual interest in an apartment or commercial unit and an undivided common interest in the common areas in the condo project such as the land, parking a MORE

Compound Wound DC Motors

Technology / Motors / Compound Wound DC Motors: Designed with both a series and shunt field winding, the compound motor is used where the primary load requirement is heavy starting torque, and adjustable speed is not required. (See Paralleling) Als MORE

Buskins

Entertainment / Literature / Buskins: Originally called kothorni in Greek, the word buskins is a Renaissance term for the elegantly laced boots worn by actors in ancient Greek tragedy. The buskins later became elevator shoes that made the MORE

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