Anti-Static Mat

Technology / Computers / Anti-Static Mat: A pad on which computer components should be placed to prevent damage through electro-static discharge (ESD). May also refer to a large floor mat placed below a computer desk to discharge static from the technician while he is servicing the computer and components.

Nonsystematic Risk

Business / Finance / Nonsystematic Risk: Nonmarket or firm-specific risk factors that can be eliminated by diversification. Also called unique risk or diversifiable risk. Systematic risk refers to risk factors common to the entire economy. MORE

Normative Forecasting

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Normative Forecasting: A method of projecting future needs in order to determine what developments will be required to meet those needs. MORE

Nonpublic Information

Business / Finance / Nonpublic Information: Information about a company that is not known by the general public, which will have a definite impact on the stock price when released. See: Insider trading. MORE

Non-Identifying Information

Life Style / Adoption / Non-Identifying Information: The medical and social history along with other information exchanged between birth parents and adoptive parents without using names, addresses or other identifying information of both parties. MORE


Entertainment / Music / Neumatic: Melodic style with two to four notes set to each syllable. MORE


Science / Genetics / Neurofibromatosis: One of the most common single gene conditions affecting the human nervous system: in most cases, 'cafe au lait' spots, are the only symptom: inherited as an autosomal dominant trait, with 50% being ne MORE