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.
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
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
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
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