Technology / Motorcycle / Valves (Intake and Exhaust): Poppet valves within a four-stroke cylinder head that open and close to allow fuel/air into the combustion chamber, and open and close to vent the burned gas. Four-valve cylinder heads can more efficiently pump fuel/air in and pump spent gas out, increasing performance.
Entertainment / Literature / Propaganda: In its original use, the term referred to a committee of cardinals the Roman Catholic church founded in 1622 (the Congregatio de propaganda fide). This group established specific educational materials MORE
Business / Finance / Profit and Loss Statement (P and L): Another term for the income statement. MORE
Business / Accounting / Property Plant And Equipment: Tangible, long-lived assets acquired for use in business operations: includes land, buildings, machinery, equipment, and furniture. MORE
Business / Accounting / Property Plant And Equipment Turnover: A measure of how well property, plant, and equipment are being utilized in generating a period's sales: computed by dividing net sales by average property, plant and equipment. MORE
Health / Vitamins / Prostaglandin: A hormone-like compound with many affects including effects on the secretion of hormones and enzymes, inflammatory response, blood pressure and blood clotting. MORE
Business / Finance / Property, Plant And Equipment (PP and E): Assets used in the operations of a business that have a useful life greater than one year, including land, buildings, machinery, equipment, and furniture. Also known as fixed assets. See also deprecia MORE