Psychoactive – meanings and definitions

Psychoactive refers to substances or drugs that affect how our brain works and cause changes in awareness, perception, moods, thoughts, consciousness, behavior, or feelings.

When speaking of psychoactive (or psychotropic) substances, we refer not only to things like nicotine, caffeine, alcohol, or marijuana but also to specific pain-reducing medicines.

Illegal drugs and substances such as cocaine, heroin, amphetamines, and LSD also fall in the category of psychoactive substances.

So psychoactive drugs are substances that affect our mental processes when we take them into our system. They influence or affect our cognition.

Psychoactive substances do not necessarily imply that they are dependency-related, but usually, the term is related to substance abuse or drug use.

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Jumbo – synonyms, definitions, and meanings

There are hundreds of synonyms for the word “jumbo”. It can be a wide-body airplane, a giant, or a large-shaped guitar. This list contains 870(!) synonyms for “jumbo”.

As an adjective or adverb, “jumbo” can mean significantly big or large in degree, size, value, or amount.

As a noun, “jumbo” can refer to the biggest or largest serving of things, or something or someone that is abnormally powerful or large.

So let’s look at other words for jumbo as an adjective or adverb, meaning significantly big or large in degree, size, value, or amount (US spelling):

A: astronomic, astronomical, almighty, ample, abundant, appreciable, a whale of a, abdominous, aberrant, aberrated, abnormal, above average, abysmal, across the board, across-the-board, acute, adequate, adipose, advantageous, airy, alive with, all-embracing, all-encompassing, all-inclusive, alpine, altitudinous, amaranthine, amazing, ambitious, an incalculable number of, an infinite number of, anomalous, arduous, ascending, astonishing, astounding, atypical, august, awash, awe-inspiring, awesome, awful, awkward

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What’s plane-meanings, definitions, synonyms

Usually, synonyms of “plane” are (when used as adjectives referring to nouns): flat, even, smooth, and level. In general, these words refer to things that have bendless surfaces, no curves, and no irregularities.

We can say that “plane” applies to any imaginary or real flat surface. “Plane” is not only used as an adjective or adverb. We can also use it as a noun or a verb.

Other words for “plane” are flat; even; plain; flush; smooth; regular; planate; uniform.

Antonyms of “plane” are changing; abnormal; different; broken; extraordinary; irregular; inconsistent; rough; uneven; uncommon; vertical; upright.

Meaning and definitions of “plane”

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What is “FEAR” – 20 meanings and definitions

FEAR stands for 20 things

We found 20 abbreviations FEAR. As a noun, however, “fear” can refer to a usually strong, unpleasant feeling caused by awareness or anticipation of danger or concern. It can, in a religious sense, also refer to having reverential awe, particularly toward God.

In the following video, you’ll get a good description and explanation of what fear is all about, but there are also abbreviations that have nothing to do with what fear is generally accepted to be about.

So we can say that fear refers to a strong reverence or awe, usually toward a deity, but it can also mean a feeling of being frightened or afraid of something, or a reason for apprehension or dread.

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Azidothymidine – What does it stand for?

Azidothymidine, or AZT, is also referred to as zidovudine. AZT is a drug that used to delay the development of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, usually referred to as AIDS.

AIDS developed in patients that are infected with the human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV. Azidothymidine is part of a group of drugs that we know as NRTIs, or nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors.

In 1987, Azidothymidine, or AZT, was the first of this group of drugs to be approved for use by the U.S. FDA (Food & Drug Administration) in AIDS patients with the purpose of prolonging their lives.

So Azidothymidine is an active drug used to treat HIV and an effective tool to prolong the lives of patients suffering from AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) and ARC.

ARC (Arthrogryposis-renal dysfunction-cholestasis) syndrome is a rarely occurring but fatal disorder caused when someone’s VIPAR or VPS33B genes are mutated.

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MSG – What does this stand for?

In general, MSG stands for “Monosodium Glutamate”, a food additive with code number 621. You can find MSG typically in savory foods like stocks, instant noodles, soups, corn chips, sauces, flavored rice crackers, and Asian foods. We can see more and more foods that have the label “No MSG”. In texting and the computer world, MSG is short for “Message”.

MSG is frequently used by restaurateurs and in the food industry to enhance flavor. MSG itself is flavorless but it makes food more savory. We know this as “umami”, which stands for our fifth basic taste. It is the rich, underlying flavor that you can find in meaty soups, good broths, and tasteful gravies.

The main component of MSG is an amino acid called glutamic acid or glutamate, which you can find naturally in foods that are rich in protein such as poultry, meat, aged cheeses like Parmesan, seaweed, soy sauce, and ripe tomatoes. Many Asian chefs add it to foods in the form of MSG, a cheap crystalline powder that they use to replace salt. A famous Asian MSG brand is “Aji-No-Moto” that has been around for many years.

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FDB – What does it stand for?

There are many meanings for the acronym FDB. The most found definitions are “First Databank”. First Databank, a subsidiary of Hearst Communications, provides products and services that are relevant in the pharmaceutical data context.

The company is creating and maintaining extensively used database products related to drugs, software to integrate drug databases, products for drug reference products, and a host of other relevant information related to pharmaceutical services.

Then “FDB File Format”. “FDB” is a relational database file extension that has Firebird software. An FDB file contains sets of records that are organized in a similar way as an SQL database. An FDB file may be opened by Firebird database software which is available in Windows, Linux, and Unix.

Additionally, “FDB” stands for “Fuck Dat Bitch”, a song by Young Dro, an American hip hop artist, from 2013. The song FDB was the lead single from his 2013 second studio album titled “High Times”.

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RDFI – What does it stand for?

We have found just a very limited number of meanings for the acronym RDFI. Probably the most used is “Receiving depository financial institution“.

In the banking world, RDFIs are financial institutions that are qualified to receive Automated Clearing House (ACH) transactions and this category of financial institutions must abide by the rules of the National Automated Clearing House Association (NACHA).

The Receiving depository financial institution links the Cards Association network with the Receiver’s account. Both credit and debit card transactions are posted in the RDFI.

The “RDFI” is the bank that receives the funds through ACH transactions while the “ODFI” is the financial institution that originates or initiates the ACH transaction. The RDFI receives electronic credit, check, or debit entries through the ACH operating system and posts these transactions to the account of the receiver.

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FDIC – What is it standing for?

The probably most found meaning of the acronym FDIC is Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. This system guarantees that each depositor under the system is insured per insured bank for at least $250,000.

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (or Deposit Insurence Fund) is a US government corporation that provides deposit insurance to all depositors in U.S. savings institutions and commercial banks that are part of the system.

The FDIC was created in 1933 at the time of the Great Depression and was intended to restore trust in and credibility to the U.S. banking system.

The FDIC insurance is covering all sorts of deposits received at insured banks, including checking accounts, savings accounts, NOW (negotiable order of withdrawal) accounts, MMDAs (money market deposit accounts), and CDs (certificates of deposit), and other deposits.

A bank is not mandated to have FDIC-insured coverage but it is often an element of competition among banks. To check if your bank has FDIC coverage, just look for the FDIC logo at your bank, ask a bank representative, or go to this FDIC Bank Find page.

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KPI – What does it stand for?

As usual, there are several meanings for the abbreviation PKI. Probably the most common is “Key Performance Indicator”, used in business.

A Key Performance Indicator is a value to measure the effectiveness of a company to achieve its main business objectives. Businesses and organizations are using KPIs at different levels to measure and evaluate how successful they are in reaching set targets.

High-level Key Performance Indicators generally center on a business’ overall performance whereas low-level Key Performance Indicators usually center on processes and effectiveness in departments like production, marketing, support, HR, and others.

It happens often that organizations and businesses adopt industry-standard KPIs blindly and later wonder why it is that the KPI is not reflecting their business and doesn’t bring some positive change.

Well, an important yet frequently overlooked aspect of a KPI is that it is a type of communication. KPIs abide by the same best practices and rules as any other type of communication and relevant and clear information and communication are more likely to be acted upon and absorbed.

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