Technology / Home Audio / Terminals: You probably don't think about the connectors on the back of your speakers until you go to hook them up. There are two basic types: spring clips and binding posts.

Spring Clip Terminals

Technology / Home Audio / Spring Clip Terminals: Are usually found on lower-priced speakers, and low- to medium-priced receivers. They work best with bare wire connections with small-gauge speaker wire, or pin-type connectors (see connectors, above) MORE

Binding Post Terminals

Technology / Home Audio / Binding Post Terminals: Are a sturdier, more versatile type of speaker jack, often found on higher-quality speakers and receivers, and on most amplifiers. They're threaded, so you can tighten them down against the wire or co MORE

Unique Users

Business / Internet Marketing / Unique Users: The total number of different users, or different computer terminals which have visited a Web site. This is measured using advanced tracking technology or user registration. MORE


Science / Chemistry / Voltage: A measured electric potential, in volts. MORE

Wound Rotor Induction Motor

Technology / Motors / Wound Rotor Induction Motor: A wound rotor induction motor is an induction motor in which the secondary circuit consists of polyphase winding or coils whose terminals are either short circuited or closed through suitable circuits MORE

Computerized Loan Origination (CLO) System

Business / Real Estate / Computerized Loan Origination (CLO) System: An electronic network for handling loan applications through remote computer terminals linked to various lenders computers. MORE