|(Chemistry) colorless flammable liquid used in the manufacture of cosmetics and as a solvent; any of a class of compounds created by the combination of aldehydes and alcohol, colorless chemical solvent, organic compound||acetal|
|(1) One class of C.M.O. that carries the most stable cash flows and the lowest prepaymentrisk of any class of C.M.O. Because of a stable cash flow, it is considered the least risky C.M.O. (2) A C.M.O. bond class that stipulates cash-flow contributions ...||Planned amortization class (P.A.C.)|
|(1) The difference between the average price in Treasury auctions and the stopout price. (2) A future money marketinstrument (one available some period hence) created by buying an existing instrument and financing the initial portion of its life with a...||Tail|
|(1919-1933) period during which the Eighteenth Amendment was in effect and the sale manufacture and transportation of alcoholic beverages was illegal (U.S. History)||Prohibition|
|(about a chemical compound) quality of being optically inactive because it contains equal amounts of levorotatory and dextrorotatory isomers of the same compound (Chemistry)||racemism|
|(about a gel) changing into a fluid when stirred or shaken (Chemistry), sometimes fluid and sometimes a gel||thixotropic|
|(about a molecule) having a head end that attracts water and a tail end that repels it, hydrophilic at one end and hydrophobic at the other (Chemistry)||amphipathic|
|(about fats) containing two or more double bonds in each molecule (Chemistry), low in cholesterol||polyunsaturated|
|(Ac) radioactive metallic element (Chemistry), radioactive element||actinium|
|(Ag) monovalent silver (Chemistry), precious metal having a shiny white color||argentum|
|(Ag) whitish metallic element (Chemistry); element used to make jewelry, coins, etc.; coins made of silver; money; silverware; grayish-white metallic color, `:Ag, coat something with silver||silver|
|(American Slang) negro, black person, applying generally, of or pertaining to a class or kind; of a genus (Biology); of goods or medication sold without a brand name, generic drug, suitable for a broad range, with general name||generic|
|(Art) watercolor painting; print created by applying watercolor paints through stencils, painted picture, watercolor painting technique||aquarelle|
|(Aviation) backward slope of an airplane wing created by having the outer section of the wing downstream from the inner section, backward-slanting aircraft wing||sweepback|
|(Ba) white metallic element (Chemistry), `:Ba, silver-white chemical element||barium|
|(Be) lightweight metallic chemical element commonly used in alloys, `:Be||beryllium|
|(Biblical) tower built by the descendants of Noah in an attempt to reach heaven (as a punishment, God created many different languages so they could not understand one another)||Tower of Babel|
|(Biochemistry) any of a number of fats or fat-like compounds that are insoluble in water (also lipide)||lipide|
|(Biochemistry) phospholipid, fatty compound comprised of a fatty acid bonded to a phosphate group and an organic molecule (major component of cell membranes)||phosphatide|
|(Biology) in a heterotrophic manner (deriving energy from externally produced organic compounds)||heterotrophically|
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