Ape Hangers

Technology / Motorcycle / Ape Hangers: If you remember the motorcycles in the movie Easy Rider, you may also remember that the riders held onto handlebars that were above their shoulders. The position of the rider is almost like an ape hanging from a tree, hence the term, Ape Hangers.

Relative Aperture

Entertainment / Photography / Relative Aperture: Measurable diameter of the diaphragm divided by the focal length of the lens in use and expressed in terms of 'f' numbers, marked on the lens barrel. MORE

Resin Coated Paper (RC)

Entertainment / Photography / Resin Coated Paper (RC): Printing paper with a water repellent base. Rc paper can be processed faster, require less washing, and dry more quickly than fiber based papers. MORE

Reading The Tape

Business / Finance / Reading The Tape: Judging the performance of stocks by monitoring changes in price as they are displayed on the ticker tape. MORE

Printing-Out Papers

Entertainment / Photography / Printing-Out Papers: Light sensitive printing papers which visibly darken during exposure to sunlight. Also referred to as contact printing papers. MORE

Pharmacy And Therapeutics Committee

Health / Health Insurance / Pharmacy And Therapeutics Committee: Committee charged with developing a formulary, reviewing changes to that formulary, and reviewing abnormal prescription utilization patterns by providers. MORE

Prime Paper

Business / Finance / Prime Paper: The highest-quality, investment-grade debt of corporations as decided by rating agencies such as Moody's. MORE