Technology / Home Audio / CD Receiver: Multiple function receivers are most commonly configured with radio and CD player capabilities in standard car receiver (head end) units. These may include cassette tape decks as well, and may also have high power amplifiers (over 15 watts RMS) installed in them. Some units may even have mini 3 to 5 disc changers in them.
Technology / Home Audio / Negative LCD: A liquid crystal display employing a dark backfield with lit elements. This results in a primarily dark display, which improves cosmetic integration with a dark colored headunit. MORE
Science / Weather / National Climatic Data Center (NCDC): The agency that archives climatic data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration as well as other climatological organizations. MORE