Lifting

Technology / Programming / Lifting: Lifting is the process by which the differences among multiple, concrete implementations of the same algorithm are abstracted away, producing a generic algorithm.

Lifting Clause

Business / Real Estate / Lifting Clause: A provision in a junior mortgage that allows the underlying senior loan to be replaced or refinanced so long as the amount of the new senior loan does not exceed the amount of the first lien outstandi MORE

Lifting Condensation Level (LCL)

Science / Weather / Lifting Condensation Level (LCL): The height at which a parcel of moist air becomes saturated when it is lifted dry adiabatically. MORE

Lifting A Leg

Business / Finance / Lifting A Leg: Closing out one side of a long-short arbitrage before the other is closed. MORE

Orographic Lifting

Science / Weather / Orographic Lifting: Where the flow of air is forced up and over barriers such as highlands or mountains. Moist air being forced aloft begins to cool, consequently condensation forms, and rain or snow begins to fall. By t MORE

Mark

Entertainment / Bowling / Mark: A strike or spare; a person that is vulnerable to losing money in a match; your target on the lanes. MORE

Rolfing Structural Integration

Health / Massage / Rolfing Structural Integration: A method to reorder the major body segments, Rolfing was founded by American biochemist Dr. Ida Rolf in the 1940s. Rolfing utilizes physical manipulation and movement awareness to bring head, shoulder MORE

Links
Home
Glossary
Thesaurus