Top Dead Center (TDC)

Technology / Motorcycle / Top Dead Center (TDC): The point at which the crankshaft and piston are in their highest possible position. (Compare BDC).

Other Words for Dead

Dead Adjective Synonyms: deceased, defunct, extinct, gone, departed, late, lifeless, no more, done for, gone for a burton
Dead Adverb Synonyms: completely, entirely, absolutely, totally, abruptly, suddenly

Other Words for Top

Top Verb Synonyms: surmount, cover, cap, crown, tip, finish, complete, garnish
Top Noun Synonyms: summit, apex, peak, acme, crest, head, pinnacle, vertex, zenith, meridian, crown, culmination, high point, height, apogee


Science / Biology / Radioisotope: Term applied to a radioactive isotope, such as carbon-14 or uranium 238. Radioisotope nuclei are unstable and spontaneously breakdown and emit one of a number of types of radiation. MORE

Quadruple Stop

Entertainment / Music / Quadruple Stop: Playing four notes simultaneously on a string instrument. MORE

Rate Center

Technology / Cell Phones / Rate Center: The geographic area used by local exchange carriers to set rate boundaries for billing and for issuing phone numbers. MORE

Reinvoicing Center

Business / Finance / Reinvoicing Center: A central financial subsidiary an MNC uses to reduce transaction exposure by billing all home country exports in the home currency and reinvoicing to each operating affiliate in that affiliate's local MORE

Set-Top Box (STB)

Technology / Television (TV) / Set-Top Box (STB): These receivers (named because they typically sit on top of a television set) convert and display broadcasts from one frequency or type – analog cable, digital cable, or digital television – to a MORE

Rental Center

Business / Real Estate / Rental Center: A special leasing office located in an apartment complex. Usually includes a furnished model and a closing area. MORE