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(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
$20 bill, amounting to 20 in number, group of 20, number 20, numbers 20 to 29, period from age 20 to 29, years 1920 to 1929twenty
(1) Parts of stockreturns not explained by the explanatory variable (the market-index return). They measure the impact of firm-specific events during a particular period. (2) Remainder cash flows generated by pool collateral and those needed to fund bo...Residuals
(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
(1) The gap between bid and askprices of a stock or other security. (2) The simultaneous purchase and sale of separate futures or options contracts for the same commodity for delivery in different months. Also known as a straddle…Spread
(1567-1643) Claudio, Italian composer belonging to the Renaissance time period (known for his advancement of the opera)Monteverdi
(1694-1778, born Francois Marie Arouet), eighteenth century French writer and philosopher, central figure in the EnlightenmentVoltaire
(1882-1945) 32nd president of the United States (1933-45) who implemented Depression-era social and economic programs known collectively as the "New Deal"FDR (Franklin Delano Roosevelt)
(about inherited traits) not expressed due to a dominant trait inherited from the other parent (Genetics), controlled by recessive gene, falling at beginning of word, organism with recessive gene or trait, producing effect in certain conditions only, r...recessive
(about women) experience menstruation, have monthly discharge of blood, get monthly period (Physiology), discharge menstrual bloodmenstruate
(AD 37-100?, born as Joseph Ben Matthias) Jewish historian and military man who participated in the Jewish rebellion against Rome, author of "History of the Jewish War"Josephus Flavius
(Archaic) strong, intoxicating, alcoholic (drink); slightly drunk, slightly intoxicated, deep bowl for food; bib or napkin for a baby; (British) diapernappy
(British) dark beer, alcoholic beverage; sour quality, difficult to accept, having an acrid taste, hostile, resentful, strong and sharp in taste, very coldbitter
(Chemistry) colorless flammable liquid (used in the manufacture of acetic acid, perfumes, and drugs), colorless liquid with distinctive smell, ethanalacetaldehyde
(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 compoundacetal
(Chemistry) crystalline chemical compound derived from coal tar (used in the manufacture of dyes and medications), colorless hydrocarbonphenanthrene
(Chemistry) crystalline compound made from palmitica acid and glycerol (used in the manufacture of soaps), ester of palmitic acid and glycerol, tripalmitinpalmitin
(Chemistry) process of replacing a hydrogen atom from an organic compound with an alkyl group; act of adding a paraffin to an olefin (done in gasoline manufacture), addition of an alkyl groupalkylation
(Chemistry, Pharmacology) chemical substance obtained from peppermint oil which has a cooling effect (used primarily in the production of confections, cold medicines, liqueurs, and perfumes), mint-tasting compound from peppermint oilmenthol
(Economics) comparison of the price of basic goods and services during a specific period versus the price of those goods and services during a base period (used as a measure of the rate of inflation)CPI (consumer price index)
(French) epoch, era, distinct period of time noted for particular events characteristics or developmentsepoque
(French) Franciscan friar (so called due to the knotted cord worn as a girdle); member of a French political club during the first Revolution which met in an old Cordelier convent in Paris (French history)cordelier
(from French) long cloak or overcoat with a hood; cape of a bullfighter; fitted caplike bonnet that women and children wore in the mid-Victorian period; movable part which covers the engine of an automobile; top part of a carriage that folds up, hooded...capote
(Geology) of the mesozoic period (middle geological period), belonging to prehistoric era, Mesozoic eraMesozoic
(Geology) sedimentary rock which contains mainly calcium carbonate (used as a building stone and in the manufacture of lime), rock made from marine organismslimestone
(History) Muslims payed a tax in order to stay in Spain (11th-15th century)Mudejar
(History) principles and methods of the Nazis, doctrines of German National Socialists, belief that the Aryan race is superior to all other races (especially races of color) and that genocide is justifiableNaziism
(History) principles and methods of the Nazis, doctrines of German National Socialists, belief that the Aryan race is superior to all other races (especially races of color) and that genocide is justifiablenazism
(History) soldier in the Turkish army; faithful partisan, loyal supporter, devoted follower, janizary, Turkish soldierjanissary
(History) soldier in the Turkish army; faithful partisan, loyal supporter, janissaryjanizary
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