Definitions for "pool"
Keywords:  riffles, puddle, deeper, quiet, river
A small body of standing or stagnant water; a puddle.
similar to a hole although usually smaller; often formed in a succession of several pools in the larger streams falling from the plateau toward the valley; frequently used for swimming: Theolog's Pool.
Discrete areas where the water is relatively still and usually deeper than adjacent waters.
An organization of Insurers and Reinsurers that share the underwriting, premium, losses and expenses in agreed upon percentages. (See also, Syndicate.)
An organization of insurers or REINSURERs through which pool members underwrite particular types of risks with premiums, losses, and expenses shared in agreed amounts. Also ASSOCIATION, (UNDERWRITING) SYNDICATE.
General: a common supply or shared use of equipment, workers or money, a readily available supply. In logistics usually used for equipment which was bought by a number of participants and is shared by all of them.
Keywords:  mutuel, wager, bet, race, win
the total money bet for wagers such as win, place, show and the exotics.
Total amount bet for each type of wager.
This is the total amount bet for win, place or show, or in a daily double.
The stake played for in certain games of cards, billiards, etc.; an aggregated stake to which each player has contributed a snare; also, the receptacle for the stakes.
A game at billiards, in which each of the players stakes a certain sum, the winner taking the whole; also, in public billiard rooms, a game in which the loser pays the entrance fee for all who engage in the game; a game of skill in pocketing the balls on a pool table.
(pot) The money accumulated throughout play. Usually players contribute ( ante up) at the beginning of play, and sometimes throughout the game, as in Poker. At the end of play, the pool is awarded to the winner.
A Pool Of persistent Objects for LHC, POOL is a persistency framework designed for the LHC experiments and allows for the storage of the large volumes of experiment data and metadata in a grid enabled way. If you code within the ATHENA framework, you will not deal directly with POOL. Instead, you specify POOL as a conversion service (that is, the facility that converts the transient data into persistent data) in the configuration of your job and, unless you have special needs, its use is transparent. Some examples of use cases are available as well. See Also ATHENA, LCG.
POOL is an LCG software system and project, developed with US participation. It has been created to implement a common persistency framework for the LCG application area and to replace the Objectivity database system in the US LHC software. POOL is tasked to store experiment data and metadata in the multi Petabyte area in a distributed and grid enabled way. Read more at .
Group of related financial instruments, such as mortgages, combined for resale...
A grouping of fencers or teams in a competition.
A collection of mortgage loans grouped by one or more similar characteristics.
A small and rather deep collection of (usually) fresh water, as one supplied by a spring, or occurring in the course of a stream; a reservoir for water; as, the pools of Solomon.
1) (noun) An underground reservoir containing or appearing to contain a common accumulation of oil and natural gas. A zone of a structure which is completely separated from any other zone in the same structure is a pool. 2) (verb) To combine two or more tracts of land into one unit for drilling purposes. This may be accomplished voluntarily, or through compulsion.
reservoir or group of reservoirs. The term is a misnomer in that hydrocarbons seldom exist in pools but rather in the pores of rock.
a small lake; "the pond was too small for sailing"
a luxury item
a luxury, not a necessity
a dCache component responsible for a contigous disk area
An area of flatwater without rapids.
An area of flatwater between rapids.
a intriguing business and studying more about it can be extremely fulfilling
a intriguing industry and studying more about it is extremely advantageous
an advantage to some, a disadvantage to others
Keywords:  yuma
a must in YUMA
In capital budgeting, the concept that investment projects are financed out of a pool of bonds, preferred stock, and common stock, and a weighted-average cost of capital must be used to calculate investment returns. In insurance, a group of insurers who share premiums and losses in order to spread risk. In investments, the combination of funds for the benefit of a common project, or a group of investors who use their combined influence to manipulate prices.
a big investment, and people now spend so much time in and around it, they want things that will last, not just one-season disposables,'' said Dan Lally, a spokesman for Frontgate
a large investment, and I'm pleased we trusted Pulliam with this investment
Any gambling or commercial venture in which several persons join.
A combination of persons contributing money to be used for the purpose of increasing or depressing the market price of stocks, grain, or other commodities; also, the aggregate of the sums so contributed; as, the pool took all the wheat offered below the limit; he put $10,000 into the pool.
To put together; to contribute to a common fund, on the basis of a mutual division of profits or losses; to make a common interest of; as, the companies pooled their traffic.
The market for bulk trading of electricity in England and Wales prior to the commencement of the new electricity trading arrangement
The electricity market that was created following the privatisation of the industry. This market operates in England and Wales. It is administered mainly by the National Grid Company, with representatives from all Pool members. Pool members include licensed generators, licensed suppliers, transmission agents, and distribution agents.
North of England term for a canal pound.
Keywords:  phoenix
a must in Phoenix
POPULATION: may use with STATISTIC; may be animals, people, though NOT schools; geographic name may appear in the subject field. POVERTY: stories about the poor, general or specific PRESS CONFERENCE: use if the story features a mass interview with the President, Governor or some other official; AFTER it has occurred PRISON: includes jails; NOT used for escapes PRO: for professional sports; contrast with SCHOOL and COLLEGE. (see also SPORTS TERMS) PROBE: official investigation; may include police investigations PROFILE: used if there is significant historical data about a business or non-profit group; may also use where a person or organization is the subject of the story in detail; may also use BIOGRAPHY PROFESSION: discussion of an activity as a profession; may be blue or white collar PROPOSED: use only for tangible objects, e.g. roads, bridges, stadiums. PROTEST: includes demonstrations, organized boycotts, petition drives; NOT for individual statements such as hunger strikes
A camera crew and reporter(s) assigned to cover a story or event on behalf of all media and to share materials with them. Often used when tight space and security are considerations or when it is unlikely that any "news" will be made.
an organization of people or resources that can be shared; "a car pool"; "a secretarial pool"; "when he was first hired he was assigned to the pool"
a stirring business and studying more about it can be very profitable
a stirring industry and learning more about it is very remunerative
In rifle shooting, a contest in which each competitor pays a certain sum for every shot he makes, the net proceeds being divided among the winners.
An arrangement between parties who are normally competitors to ix the price of a commodity and / or to control its production and marketing.
See Commodity Pool.
This refers to a limited resource of mobile services, which when used return to their home-base or depot. Hence their behavior circulates. This could be locomotives used for various train services returning to depot, air hostesses plying various flights returning to home base, or plumbers addressing requirements at various sites.
Keywords:  porosity
Keywords:  marla, neal, graham, ritual, broken
Male bonding ritual employed by Graham and Neal when Neal has broken up with Marla -- again.
a container for money to which many people contribute, and also a container for messages in an anonymous remailer
A Shore object that is associated with a file that contains anonymous object s. A pool is a registered object, whose contents identify the file associated with the pool.
a mustachioed German wearing a pointy hat
Keywords:  poliovirus, lot, attenuated, fun, viral
a lot of fun
a lot of work," she continues
(or seed pool) A term used to identify the passage level of a virus (e.g., poliovirus) that has been manipulated (or attenuated) in the laboratory. Sometimes also used, loosely, to describe the production lots (of vaccine), made from a numbered viral pool (e.g., pool 2A of vaccine would mean vaccine produced from the 2A viral seed pool).
a difficult thing to keep heated much above ambient air temperature given the large surface area
a wonderful thing to behold in Florida
A form of co-operation between ship owners. The owners place their vessels in a joint operation where the net revenues are divided between the participants according to an agreed formula.
A payment system under which revenues collected by local exchange carriers are not kept, but instead are combined and redistributed based on factors such as local exchange carriersÂ' cost of providing service. There are various state pools, as well as the interstate pools administered by the National Exchange Carrier Association. At the end of the monthly pooling process, each participation local exchange carrier either owes monies to the pool or is due monies from the pool. The National Exchange Carrier Association pool, but after April 1989 carriers were given the option to withdraw from the pool and file their own common carrier line and/or traffic sensitive tariffs.
Term sometimes used to refer to the generation dispatch area, and the associated settlement system, that is coordinated by a System Operator and based on bids to sell and offers to purchase submitted by market participants.
(n.) A homogeneous collection of resources from which each resource can be allocated and might later be returned to the collection. See also database connection pool, resource pool, storage pool, thread pool.
a collection of DJs that provides feedback to labels in exchange for advance music
a collection or a block of loans
A group of mortgage loans underlying a mortgage security. Scheduled principal and interest payments from the underlying mortgage loans and any principal prepayments of individual mortgage loans within the pool are passed through to mortgage pass-through security investors at scheduled payment dates.
pool factor prepayment speed
Keywords:  mutagenesis, background, rate
a background mutagenesis rate
a great way for you and your children to unwind at the end of long day of traveling and sightseeing
A mutual arrangement between competing lines, by which the receipts of all are aggregated, and then distributed pro rata according to agreement.
An aggregation of properties or rights, belonging to different people in a community, in a common fund, to be charged with common liabilities.
a growing field and discovering more about it can prove to be very edifying
Keywords:  mutliple, hash, objects, table, key
a hash table with mutliple objects per key
a place to store objects while they are not being used
a great addition to any household and Intex can provide your family
a complex construction and should have the best consultants available to ensure its design and operational synergies
a specialized sensory environment where many autistic children feel most comfortable, attentive, and ready to learn
Keywords:  pot, british, poker, english, referred
British for pot.
in English poker this is what the pot is referred to.
Keywords:  giant, hole, ground
a giant hole in the ground
a complex yet sparely written account of actions, reactions, and consequences
determination, with academic advisory assistance, of a schedule of requires and elective courses and the appropriate order of completion to fulfill degree requirements
a lifestyle purchase, usually installed for the pleasure of the family
a range of contiguous IP addresses on your local network
an accessory structure but it is much different than a shed that can be moved
Keywords:  excellent, facility
an excellent facility
Keywords:  portfolio
Keywords:  processor, see
See processor pool
Keywords:  directory, additional
an additional directory under the
a cooperative arrangement with several similarities to traditional insurance
See Insurance pool
Keywords:  join, people, form
join or form a pool of people
Keywords:  carbon, see
See "Carbon Pool".
Keywords:  root, storage, physical, manages, file
a root file system that also manages physical storage
an association of companies for some definite purpose
Keywords:  example
an example of both
Keywords:  accounts, set, number, name
a set of accounts with a name and a number (i
Keywords:  process, see
See pooled-process.