On The Beam

Technology / Aviation / On The Beam: A leftover phrase from ADCOCK Radio Range days still means the same thing today—'You are headed in the right direction,' as when you you hear a steady broadcast tone beamed from your target radio transmitter. Also as RIDING THE BEAM. Read about it here.

Other Words for Beam

Beam Noun Synonyms: timber, scantling, girder, rafter, bar, brace, plank, board, stud, trestle
Beam Verb Synonyms: radiate, shine, smile radiantly
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Other Words for The

The Adjective Synonyms: drama, the stage, dramaturgy, dramatic or Thespian or histrionic art(s), the boards, show business, showbiz
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Oregon grape root (Mahonia aquifolium)

Health / Herbs / Oregon grape root (Mahonia aquifolium): Antimicrobial, source of berberine which is an antimicrobial for several bacteria (see goldenseal for more on berberine). MORE

Organization Chart

Business / Finance / Organization Chart: A chart showing the hierarchical interrelationships of positions within an organization. MORE

Ordovician Extinction

Science / Biology / Ordovician Extinction: Paleozoic-aged mass extinction possibly related to glaciation in the southern-hemisphere supercontinent Gondwana. MORE

Ordinary Emulsion

Entertainment / Photography / Ordinary Emulsion: Is a term applied to a photographic emulsion which is only sensitive to ultra-violet and blue light. MORE

Order Of The Garter

Entertainment / Literature / Order Of The Garter: An elite order of knights first founded around 1347-1348 by King Edward III. The Knights of the Garter traditionally wore as their emblem a lady's garter around one leg. According to one legend, this MORE

Order Protection Rule

Business / Taxes / Order Protection Rule: The order protection rule, part of Regulation NMS — for National Market System — adopted by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in 2005, requires that every stock trading center establish MORE

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