Analog Pin

Technology / Programming / Analog Pin: On the arduino, the analog pins enable reading of voltage. The voltage on the pin is interpreted as an integer value in the range of 0 to 1,023.

Other Words for Pin

Pin Noun Synonyms: brooch, clip, stickpin, tie-pin, scarf-pin, tie tack
Pin Verb Synonyms: peg, dowel, bolt, thole, thole-pin, spike, rivet, drawing-pin, push-pin

Porcupine Provision

Business / Finance / Porcupine Provision: Often used in risk arbitrage. See: Shark repellent. MORE

Popping The Ribs

Health / Pilates / Popping The Ribs: Splaying and spreading the ribs. Popping the ribs weakens the torso and can overarch the back, as in military posture. MORE

Preferred Spin Axis (Psa)

Entertainment / Bowling / Preferred Spin Axis (Psa): It is the final axis a ball achieves while rolling down the lane. It is heavily influenced by the amount of friction and bowler generated revolutions. MORE

Promise Keeping-Truthtelling

Health / Health Insurance / Promise Keeping-Truthtelling: An ethical principle which, when applied to managed care, states that managed care organizations and their providers have a duty to present information honestly and are obligated to honor commitments. MORE

Pumping Iron

Health / Fitness / Pumping Iron: Phrase that has been in use since the 1950's, but recently greatly popularized. Lifting weights. MORE


Life Style / Coffee / Pulping: First step after picking in preparing coffee by the wet method. It consists of removing the outer skin. Machines rub away the pulp without crushing the beans. MORE