Definitions for "tier"
Keywords:  township, baseline, row, west, east
A row or rank, especially one of two or more rows placed one above, or higher than, another; as, a tier of seats in a theater.
In the U.S. public land surveying system, an east-west row of townships identified as being north or south of a latitudinal baseline.
A series of architectural rows, layers, or ranks arranged above or behind one another.
level of co-payment an insurer asks its insured to bear for services and drugs
A tier is the level of member copayment for a specific prescription drug under a drug benefit plan. Tier 1 medications are generic medications and have the lowest copayment. Tier 2 medications are preferred brands and have the second-lowest copayment. Tier 3 medications are non-preferred brands and have the second-highest copayment. Tier 4 medications are specialty drugs and have the highest copayment. Please refer to your benefit booklet to determine if the Tier 4 Formulary applies to you, or check your BCBSNC member ID card for four levels of pharmacy copayment.
a sharp steepening in slope over a relatively short span that connects a higher elevation level with a lower level
Keywords:  curtain, casks, atop, wedding, cake
Curtain layers arranged one above the other with a normal overlap of 4". Upper tiers project from the wall at a greater distance than lower panel to allow each curtain to hang free.
Multiple layers of curtains arranged one above the other.
one of two or more layers one atop another; "tier upon tier of huge casks"; "a three-tier wedding cake"
Keywords:  paragon, eidos, vax, pride, thirty
System of rank within a Pride, on a scale from 1 to 30 where thirty is the Paragon; corresponds to evolution toward Eidos.
A set of system models. A Traditional License for a given tier permits use of the software product on a single system model within that tier. Today HP offers Traditional licenses for VAX and Alpha systems in three tiers, or System Classes.
Tier (German for Animal) is the third track on the album Sehnsucht by Rammstein. It explores themes of incest and child abuse.
a category of cable service or services provided by a cable operator for
A package of television channels offered to customers for a single price. Most cable systems have more than one tier, e.g., a basic package including local broadcast stations, and one or more expanded tiers featuring popular cable program networks. In addition, cable operators offer premium subscription services such as HBO and SHOWTIME and pay-per-view events such as movies, boxing matches, and concerts.
An executable software component comprising one portion of an application. A tier typically performs a complete application function. Note: The number of tiers in an application does not refer to the number of platforms on which an application is deployed.
(n-Tier), an environment featuring multiple servers - middleware server, web server application server, database server legacy
a logical computation entity that can be supplied by a single machine, several machine clones, a cluster, etc
Keywords:  pinafore, chold, apron, tape, cord
A chold's apron covering the upper part of the body, and tied with tape or cord; a pinafore.
Keywords:  cgc, turnaround, book, offers, year
Different types of service that CGC offers. The differences are based on turnaround time, value of book, and year of book.
Keywords:  tiger, team
Keywords:  stowage, bottom, kitchen, upwards, deck
Fabric panels covering bottom half of window of 24 or 36" length sold as pairs used primarily in the kitchen.
A horizontal division of a vessel from bottom to top. The numbers run from bottom to deck and from deck upwards and are used as a part of the indication of a stowage place for containers.
a tailored or ruffled window treatment that is hung in the middle of
Keywords:  tying, fastened, something, yard, sail
a worker who ties something
something that is used for tying; "the sail is fastened to the yard with tiers"
any one of two or more competitors who tie one another
The modular tubes that nest inside one another in the central body of a stand.
( also known as coverage tier): The grouping of a health plan's enrollees by the number and type of members covered by a contract for the purpose of determining premium rates. As examples, Tier 1 generally represents a single individual - the contract holder. If the contract holder also is covering dependents, then they would be included in the appropriate tier for the number and type of dependents added to the contract. For instance, the proposed Tier 4 includes the employee (the contract holder), another adult (spouse or partner), and any number of dependent children.
Keywords:  rack, mesh, fresh, drying, wire
Part of a drying rack made of wire mesh on which fresh grapes are spread for drying.
A class or group of securities.
a grouping based on strength in video games
a group of destinations that fall into the same price class
a relative position or degree of value in a graded group; "lumber of the highest grade"
Keywords:  turns, coil, channels, range, activated
a group of channels that have been activated turned
One range of turns in a coil
a need os human development that is addressed and resolved over multiple generations and often centuries
Keywords:  one
One who, or that which, ties.