Technology / Motorcycle / DOT Helmet Rating: The Department of Transportation (DOT) rates motorcycle helmets. The rating is based on dropping the helmet containing a simulated head from a height of 10 feet. The 'head' must receive no more than 400 Gs over a prescribed dwell time. See Bill Stermer's book, Motorcycle Touring and Travel for more information.
Dot Noun Synonyms: spot, fleck, speckle, stipple, bespeckle
Dot Verb Synonyms: spot, speck, point, jot, mark, iota, fleck, dab, decimal point, full stop, period
Business / Accounting / Operating Leverage: The extent to which fixed costs are part of a company's cost structure: the higher the proportion of fixed costs, the faster income increases or decreases with sales volumes. MORE
Business / Accounting / Operating Performance Ratio: An overall measure of the efficiency of operations during a period: computed by dividing net income by net sales. MORE