A-D

Technology / Television (TV) / A-D: Analog to digital conversion (or converter). Used at transmission end of broadcast.

Advance-Decline (A-D) Line

Business / Taxes / Advance-Decline (A-D) Line: The advance-decline line graphs the ratio of stocks that have risen in value — the advancers — to stocks that have fallen in value — the decliners — over a particular trading period. The direc MORE

Six Sigma

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Six Sigma: Six Sigma is a disciplined, data-driven methodology used to eliminate defects and improve processes and cut costs from manufacturing to transactional and from product to service. MORE

Spinning

Health / Fitness / Spinning: A popular group studio cycling program invented by ultra-distance cyclist Johnny G. And licensed by Schwinn, which manufactures the bikes used in these classes. MORE

Blanc Du Bois

Life Style / Wine Grapes / Blanc Du Bois: White-wine producer cultivar with Muscat-like flavor released (1987) for use in Florida where it has had medal winning success for vaguely Riesling-like varietal still wine and sparkling wine blends. MORE

Concord

Life Style / Wine Grapes / Concord: Historically important - (introduced to the Northeast USA around 1850) - very hardy native American V.labrusca cultivar producing the characteristic 'foxy' flavored style of red wine associated with v MORE

Header

Business / Construction / Header: (a) A beam placed perpendicular to joists and to which joists are nailed inframing for a chimney, stairway, or other opening. (b) A wood lintel. (c) The horizontal structural member over an opening (f MORE

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