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Card Index

Card Index

Card Index This is one of the methods of indexing. It is a file or catalog consisting of cards on which information has been entered so that desired items or data can be readily found. Under the system, a card containing the name, address and the holder number of the correspondent is kept in sepa.....

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Oxidation

Oxidation

Oxidation is any chemical reaction that involves the moving of electrons. It is the process or result of oxidizing or being oxidized. Specifically, it means the substance that gives away electrons is oxidized. It occurs when an atom, molecule, or ion loses one or more electrons in a chemical reac.....

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Euclase

Euclase

Definition – Euclase is a beryllium aluminium hydroxide silicate mineral (BeAlSiO4(OH)), that crystallizes in the monoclinic system and is typically massive to fibrous as well as in slender prismatic crystals. It is related to beryl (Be3Al2Si6O18) and other beryllium minerals. It is a product o.....

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Methods of Keeping Joint Venture Account

Methods of Keeping Joint Venture Account

Methods of Keeping Joint Venture Account A Joint Venture is a temporary form of business, where two or more persons join together to meet the short term objectives. Mainly there are two ways of keeping a joint venture account. Both base the need to consolidate an organization’s accounting books.....

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Cash on Delivery (COD)

Cash on Delivery (COD)

C.O.D – the abbreviation stands for cash on delivery. It is a type of transaction in which the recipient makes the payment for a good at the time of delivery. This signifies that the payment for the goods is to be made at the time of delivery. It is a payment method where you pay for [&hel.....

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Reverse Osmosis and its Applications

Reverse Osmosis and its Applications

Reverse Osmosis is how you can get small particles out of the water, even in solution, by forcing it through a filter (a membrane). It is one of the processes that makes desalination (or removing salt from seawater) possible. The particles in the water are left on the other side of the sheet, whi.....

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Marcasite: Properties and Occurrences

Marcasite: Properties and Occurrences

The mineral marcasite sometimes called “white iron pyrite”, is iron sulfide (FeS2) with an orthorhombic crystal structure. It is a yellow to silvery-yellow iron sulfide mineral. It forms by precipitation from acidic waters in surface or near-surface environments. It is a polymorph of pyrite. .....

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Anhydrite

Anhydrite

Definition – Anhydrite, or anhydrous calcium sulfate, is an evaporite mineral with the chemical formula CaSO4, that occurs in extensive layered deposits in sedimentary basins where large volumes of seawater have been evaporated. It is in the orthorhombic crystal system, with three directions of.....

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Capitalization

Capitalization

Capitalization It is the act of converting revenue into capital. It is the recordation of a cost as an asset, rather than an expense. It refers to the valuation of the total business. If a company constructs fixed assets, the interest cost of any borrowed funds used to pay for the construction ca.....

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Biomass in Ecology

Biomass in Ecology

Biomass is a basic term in ecology, and in the energy production industry. In ecology, it refers to the cumulation of living matter. Organic waste such as dead plant and animal material, animal dung and kitchen waste can be converted into a gaseous fuel called biogas. That is, it is the total liv.....

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Osmosis

Osmosis

Osmosis is the movement of water or other solvents through a plasma membrane from a region of low solute concentration to a region of high solute concentration, tending to equalize the concentrations of the solutes. It is the spontaneous passage or diffusion of water or other solvents through a s.....

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Scapolite

Scapolite

Definition – Scapolite (Gr. σκάπος, rod, and λίθος, stone) any of a group of feldspathoid minerals found in calcium-rich metamorphic rocks, particularly marble, gneiss, granulite, greenschist, and skarns. It is a name used for a group of aluminosilicate minerals that includes meionit.....

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