Universal Serial Bus (USB)

Technology / Digital Cameras / Universal Serial Bus (USB): A protocol for transferring data to and from digital devices. Many digital cameras and memory card readers connect to the USB port on a computer. USB card readers are typically faster than cameras or readers that connect to the serial port, but slower than those that connect via firewire.

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Universal Noun Synonyms: cosmic, infinite, boundless, limitless, unlimited, measureless, endless, uncircumscribed, all-inclusive, all-embracing, all-encompassing, wide-ranging, comprehensive
Universal Adjective Synonyms: prevalent, prevailing, general, worldwide, widespread, ubiquitous, omnipresent, limitless, unlimited, common, pandemic, epidemic
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Serial

Technology / Computers / Serial: The transfer of data characters one bit at a time, sequentially, using a single electrical path. MORE

Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA)

Technology / Computers / Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA): A computer bus designed to transfer data to and from a hard drive using serial signaling technology. Because SATA cables are thinner than its ribbon type counterpart, they can be connected to more dev MORE

Serial Covariance

Business / Finance / Serial Covariance: The covariance between a variable and the lagged value of the variable; the same as autocorrelation. MORE

Rural Business-Cooperative Service (RBS)

Business / Agriculture / Rural Business-Cooperative Service (RBS): One of three USDA agencies charged with implementing rural development policies and programs. The RBS provides loans, guarantees, technical assistance, and grants to rural businesses and cooperatives. MORE

Robusta

Life Style / Coffee / Robusta: High in caffeine and rather bitter. Generally less acid and less aromatic than arabica coffee. Often slightly woody. MORE

Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation (RUSLE)

Business / Agriculture / Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation (RUSLE): Revisions to the universal soil loss equation implemented in the mid 1990s to more accurately predict soil erosion caused by water. It includes the same factors as the earlier formula: climate, soils, MORE

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