Rat Bike

Technology / Motorcycle / Rat Bike: A rat bike is a bike that is usually unkempt and is loaded with all sorts of luggage, tools, tents, bedrolls, flags, pots and pans, clothes, jackets, etc. You can't miss a rat bike. It has everything on board and looks like the rider has all his or her possessions strapped to the bike.

Pejoration

Entertainment / Literature / Pejoration: A semantic change in which a word gains increasingly negative connotation. For instance, the word lewd originally referred to laymen as opposed to priests. It underwent pejoration to mean 'ignorant,' MORE

PE (Price Earning) Ratio

Business / Accounting / PE (Price Earning) Ratio: An equation which gives you a very rough estimate as to how much confidence there is in a company's shares (the higher it is the more confidence). The equation is: current share price multiplied by ea MORE

Payout Ratio

Business / Finance / Payout Ratio: Generally, the proportion of earnings paid out to the common stockholders as cash dividends. More specifically, the firm's cash dividend divided by the firm's earnings in the same reporting period. MORE

Penetration

Entertainment / Basketball / Penetration: When the ball is dribbled or passed inside the defensive area toward the basket. MORE

Penetration Anchor

Science / Marine Biology / Penetration Anchor: In hydraulically burrowing organisms, any device used to penetrate and gain an initial purchase on the sediment so that the body can be thrust in farther MORE

Perforation

Technology / Rockets / Perforation: Another term for core. MORE

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