Technology / Home Audio / Coloration: A term used to describe levels of audio Distortion that cause serious departures from a true High Fidelity rendition of the original signal.

Green Flash

Science / Weather / Green Flash: A brilliant green coloration of the upper edge of the sun, occasionally seen as the sun's apparent disk is about to set below a clear horizon. MORE

Nuisance Bloom

Science / Marine Biology / Nuisance Bloom: A rapid increase of one or only a few species of phytoplankton, resulting in densities high enough to cause discoloration of the surface water, possible increase of toxins, and degradation of water qu MORE

Non-Staining Colors

Life Style / Painting / Non-Staining Colors: Pigments that can be lifted cleanly (wet or re-wet) with little or no discoloration of the underlying paper fibers. MORE

Colorado Blue Spruce

Life Style / Christmas Trees / Colorado Blue Spruce: Colorado blue spruce, or blue spruce, is an attractive tree often used for Christmas trees or as ornamentals, particularly in the eastern United States and Europe. It is the official state tree of bot MORE

Léon Millot

Life Style / Wine Grapes / Léon Millot: (Pronounced 'lay-on mee-oh'). Earlier (September) ripening french-american hybrid red wine grape than, although derived from same cross, Marechal Foch below. Also known as Millot. Extensively grown in MORE


Entertainment / Bowling / Flat: A ball that deflects too much; ineffective ball; few revolutions; if a ball comes into the pocket on an apparent good hit but leaves a weak hit such as the 5-7 or 8-10 split, it is said to have hit fl MORE