ⓘ Free online encyclopedia. Did you know? page 70



                                               

Overeating

Overeating is eating food more than the body needs. There is a relationship between the energy that an organism uses and the amount eaten. Eating more leads to weight gaining and often obesity. It may be regarded as an eating disorder. One conseq ...

                                               

Relaxation

Relaxation is a process or behavior where someone relaxes. The goal is to become calmer and less anxious, stressed or angered. Relaxation can also lower muscle tension, blood pressure and slow heart and breath rates, among other health benefits.

                                               

Simple living

Simple living means to choose a lifestyle where you own fewer things and focus on what you need instead of what you want. People choose this lifestyle for many different reasons, often based on their views on health, economy, or philosophy, or be ...

                                               

Skinhead

Skinheads, named after their short haircuts, are members of a subculture that originated in Britain in late 1960s, where they were closely tied to the Rude Boys and the Mods. They shave their heads, because originally most of them were workers in ...

                                               

Straight edge

Straight edge is a lifestyle without drugs, tobacco, or alcohol. Some followers of straight edge also abstain from illegal or casual sex. For some, no drug use includes caffeine which is a stimulant drug. Some will accept drugs such as codeine or ...

                                               

Management

Management means directing and controlling a group of people or an organization to reach a goal. Management often means the deployment and manipulation of human resources, financial resources, technological resources, and natural resources. In ot ...

                                               

Flow chart

A flow chart, also known as a flowchart, is a type of diagram, made of boxes and arrows. It can be used to show: The planned stages of a project. An algorithm, a step-by-step list of directions that need to be followed to solve a problem A proces ...

                                               

Getting Things Done

Getting Things Done is a way of organizing all the things a person has to do. The method was made by David Allen. He has written a book about this subject, with the title of his method. The Getting Things Done method follows a simple rule: by wri ...

                                               

Leadership

Cognitive: Having an actively developed strong verbal, perceptual, and reasoning skills which can effectively guide pivots and at the time be compatible to peer groups. Sociability: It is the ability to be sensitive to others’ needs and show conc ...

                                               

Managed services

Managed services is the practice of outsourcing day-to-day management work. It is a calculated way for improved operations inclusive of production support and life cycle build/maintenance activities. The business owner or administrator, who has d ...

                                               

Management accounting

Management accounting or managerial accounting gives accounting information to managers within organizations, to provide them with the basis to make informed business decisions that will allow them to be better equipped in their management and co ...

                                               

Management buyout

Management buyout is when a companys managers buy a large part or all of a company. They may buy from private owners or from a parent company. Management and leveraged buyouts were a phenomenon of the 1980s. Leveraged buyouts use borrowed money. ...

                                               

Manager

A Manager is a person who manages or is in charge of something. Managers can control departments in companies, or guide the people who work for them. Managers must often make decisions about things. According to Henri Fayol, a French management t ...

                                               

MBB

MBB, or alternatively the Big Three when used in relation to the consulting industry, refers to the three major strategic consulting companies. They are considered to be the most prestigious firms in the management consulting industry.: McKinsey ...

                                               

Productive efficiency

In economics, productive efficiency is a situation in which an economy is not able to produce any more of one good without reducing the production of another good. As resources are limited, it is not possible for more units of a good to be produc ...

                                               

Project

The word project comes from the Latin word projectum from projicere, "to throw something forwards" which in turn comes from pro-, which denotes something that precedes the action of the next part of the word in time paralleling the Greek πρό and ...

                                               

Project management

Project management is the way a person organizes and manages resources that are necessary to complete a project. People that manage projects are known as Project Managers. A project is a piece of work which is not a process or an operation. It ha ...

                                               

Property management

Property management is the process of managing and taking care of property. Property management can be applied to personal, business and public properties. Property management is used in various situations, like building a home, where property ma ...

                                               

Scientific management

Scientific management is a field of study which was started by Frederick Winslow Taylor. In his honor, the domain is sometimes called Taylorism. Taylor believed he could improve work in a company and its management through scientific procedures. ...

                                               

D Shivakumar

D. Shivakumar, or Shiv as he is popularly known, is a Bangalore born leader and a management thinker. He is currently the Group Executive President, Corporate Strategy at Aditya Birla Group. Previously, Shivakumar was the Chairperson & Chief Exec ...

                                               

Statistical process control

Statistical process control is the use of statistical methods to assess the stability of a process and the quality of its outputs. For example, consider a bottling plant. The entire system of production that produces filled bottles is termed a pr ...

                                               

Subsidiarity

Subsidiarity is an idea that things should be handled by the smallest, lowest or least centralised authority. The idea is that the top authority should only do things which cannot be properly done at a lower or local level. It applies to many are ...

                                               

SWOT Analysis

SWOT Analysis is a tool to find out the S trengths, W eaknesses, O pportunities, and T hreats that are to be expected in a project or in a business venture or in something similar. It means that the marketing environment is looked at. It is one o ...

                                               

Antonov Serial Production Plant

Antonov is an aircraft manufacturer. It is based in Kiev, Ukraine. It makes some of the largest aircraft in history. The Antonov 225 cargo plane is 276 feet long. Its wingspan is 275 feet. It has six engines. It is 37 feet longer than the Airbus ...

                                               

Assembly line

An assembly line is a manufacturing process which is a very important part of industry. In an assembly line, parts are added to a product in a sequence. Each worker and machine does one part, and the parts are put together to make the finished ob ...

                                               

CAD/CAM

The term CAD/CAM is a shortening of Computer-Aided Design and Computer-Aided Manufacture. The term CAD/NC is equivalent in some industries. Most CAD/CAM software was developed for product development and to design and manufacture of components an ...

                                               

Casting (metalworking)

In metalworking, casting is the act of pouring liquid metal in to a mold. When it hardens it is sometimes called a cast or casting. Casting processes have been used for thousands of years. It is widely used for making sculptures, jewellery, weapo ...

                                               

Cofresh

Cofresh Snack Foods is a company that makes savoury snacks. It is based in Leicester, United Kingdom. The company earns £28 million a year. Cofresh was started in 1974 by an Indian family who moved from Kenya to Leicester, and used their fish and ...

                                               

Computer-aided manufacture (CAM)

Computer-aided manufacture is the use of computers to control machines when creating a product. It may also refer to the use of a computer to help planning.

                                               

Die casting

Die casting is a type of metal casting that forces molten metal into the empty space of the mold. The mold is made by using two hardened tool steel dies which are machined into shape. These work like an injection mold. Most die castings are made ...

                                               

Echizen forged knives

Echizen forged knives are traditional knives made in Echizen City, Fukui prefecture, Japan. Characteristics of these products are the two techniques, which are called Nimai hiroge and Mawashi hagane tsuke. Thanks to these characteristic technique ...

                                               

Flat lens

A flat lens is a new technology. They are based on electromagnetic metasurfaces. They are ultrathin surfaces which can be coated to act like a lens. The idea has been widely reported as a major advance in imaging.

                                               

Format war

A format war is the competition between two or more different formats to become the industry standard. Standards are important in every industry and format wars are common. The winning standard usually gets the largest market share. The losing fo ...

                                               

Groove (joinery)

In joinery, a groove is a slot or trench cut into a member which runs parallel to the grain. A groove is something else than a dado, which runs across the grain. Grooves are used for several purposes in cabinet making and other woodworking fields ...

                                               

Hitachi

Hitachi is a large Japanese manufacturing company. It was created in Tokyo in 1910. Hitachi is involved with small electrical items and large-scale projects, including one of the nuclear reactors at the Fukushima nuclear power plant.

                                               

Intamin

Intamin Worldwide is a designing and manufacturing company in Wollerau, Switzerland. They are known for building thrill rides and roller coasters. The Intamin name stands for: INT ernational AM usement IN stallations. They distribute about 5-7 ro ...

                                               

Metalspinning

Metal spinning is a process where a piece of sheet metal is rotated on a machine to produce an object. The object usually has the qualities of being round, hollow and symmetrical. Metal spinning dates back thousands of years to Ancient Egypt. It ...

                                               

Metalworking

Metalworking is the shaping of metals to create single parts, assemblies, or large scale buildings/objects. There are many ways of shaping metal, including machining, metalspinning, forging, casting, and fabricating. Humans have been working meta ...

                                               

Mint (money)

A mint is an industrial facility which makes coins that can be used in currency. In coin collecting, the term "mint condition" means the coin has never been used "in circulation", just like it came out of the mint where it was made. The earliest ...

                                               

Moulding

Moulding is the shaping of raw material using a solid frame of a particular shape, called a pattern. It is a process used in manufacturing. A mould is a hollow container that will hold the liquid material until it turns solid. The liquid hardens ...

                                               

Plating

Plating is a surface covering in which a metal is put on another metal surface. Plating has been done for hundreds of years, and it is important for modern technology. Plating is used to decorate objects, prevent corrosion, to harden, to improve ...

                                               

Production vehicle

The features of a production vehicle or production car are mass-produced identical models, offered for sale to the public. They must also be able to be legally driven on public roads. Legislation and other rules further define the production vehi ...

                                               

Prototype

A prototype is an original type, form, or instance of some thing. It serves as a typical example or standard for things of the same category. Some prototypes are used to find defects or to test an idea.

                                               

Ruston (engine builder)

Ruston was an industrial equipment manufacturer in Lincoln, England, the companys history going back to 1840. The company is best known as a manufacturer of narrow and standard gauge diesel locomotives and also of steam shovels.

                                               

Sewing

Sewing is stitching cloth, leather, furs, or other materials, using a needle and thread. Sewing can be done on a sewing machine, or by hand. "Plain" sewing is mostly done to make or mend clothing and household furnishings such as curtains, sheets ...

                                               

Shipbuilding

Shipbuilding refers to the manufacturing of ships. In the past many ships were built in places like Glasgow and Sunderland but in the 21st century this industry is not big in the United Kingdom and most ships are built in South Korea and China. J ...

                                               

Sintering

Sintering is a way of making solids objects from powder. During sintering powder is heated just before it would melt. In this way, powder particles bind to each other and form a solid object.

                                               

Smelting

Smelting is the general term for getting a metal from its natural ore. Gold is an exception because it is usually found as a pure metal. Other metals, like iron, copper, zinc, and silver, need to be got from their ore. The process of smelting alw ...

                                               

Supply chain

A supply chain moves a product or service from supplier to customer. It is the people, activities, information, and resources which move the product. Supply chain activities transform natural resources, raw materials, and components into a finish ...

                                               

Tanning

Tanning is the process of turning animal skin into leather. Tanning makes the skin tougher and often changes its color. Tanning helps make the animal skin become more flexible and less vulnerable to bacteria damage. Before tanning an animal skin, ...

Free and no ads
no need to download or install

Pino - logical board game which is based on tactics and strategy. In general this is a remix of chess, checkers and corners. The game develops imagination, concentration, teaches how to solve tasks, plan their own actions and of course to think logically. It does not matter how much pieces you have, the main thing is how they are placement!

online intellectual game →