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the accumulation of acids or acidic compounds on the surface of the earth,in lake or streams, or on objects or vegetation near the earth surface as a result of their seperation from the atmosphere
Characteristics:objects, vegetation and things near the earth
Example: the earth has a seperation from the atmosphere because of vegetation.
Nonexample: the atmosphere is connected with the earth.
precipitation abnormally high in sulfuric and nitric acid content that is caused by atmospheric pollutants.
Characteristics;high sulfuric and nitric acid
Example:the percipitation was very high and abnormal at one point
Nonexample:there was never a high percipitation and there will never be one anytime soon.
a system designed to convert solar radiation into usable energy for space,water heating, or other uses. it requires a mechanical device, usually a pump or fan to collect the suns energy.
Characteristics:energy, space and water heating
Example:the designed system converted a solar radiation into a more usable energy
Nonexample:there is no system to have the solar radiation using usable energy
a concentration of services clustered together the lower the cost of production(firms have competing multiple suppliers, greater specialization and division of labor result and the greater the market that the firms can sell into.
Characteristics:many suppliers and plenty of great specialization that resulted to greater markets
Example:the people who supplied made it possible for the market to be greater that the firms will sell.
Nonexample:know one had supplied and the market never got better
the addition of harmful chemicals to the atmosphere. the most serious air pollution results from the burning of fossil fuels,especially in internal-combustion engines.
Characteristics:fossil fuels,air pollution and much more
Example:the harmful chemicals resulted to bad things in internal combustion engines
Nonexample:the harmful chemicals never can hurt or harm anything.
the number and variety of organisms found within a specified geographic region.
Characteristics:different organisms found
Example:the number of the organisms found within the specified geographic region is very high.
Nonexample:there is no number for the variety of organisms
living and recently dead biological material that can be used as fuel or for industrial production.
Characteristics:living and dead biological materials
Example:dead or living biological material can be used for different things
Nonexample:living or dead organisms can never be used for anything.
the point at which a cargo is unloaded and broken up into smaller units prior to delivery minimizing transport costs.this frequently happens at waterfront sites where imports are often processed to cut costs.
Characteristics;broken up units and minimizing transport cost
Example: the point where the cargo was unloaded can be delievered even though it is broken
Nonexample:there was never a cargo so nothin was ever unloaded
a nuclear reactor that produces as well as consumes fissionable material, especially one that produces more fissionable material than it consumes.
Example:the nuclear reactor can produce different things
Nonexample:nuclear reactor can not produce anything
making something that gains volume or weight during production.
Characteristics:something that gains or volume or weight
Example:when you add more stuff on top of one another it becomes more weight
Nonexample:when it doesnt gain volume or weight
making something that looses volume or weight during production.
Characteristics:losing volume or weight
Example:a group of people lost weight
Nonexample:nothin lost weight or volume
any of several volatile,inert,saturated compounds of carbon,fluorine,chlorine,and hydrogen:use as refrigerants, foam-blowing agents,solvents and formerly as aersol propellants until scientists became concerned about depletion of the atmospheric ozone layer.
Characteristics:chemicals and carbon,fluorine,chlorine and much more
the ability of an individual or group to carry out an economic activity such as production at a lower costs and more efficiently than another entity
Chararcteristics:individuals or group of people that carry out economic activity
Example:the individuals had to carry out economic activity at a lower costs
Nonexample:no one ever carry out the economic activity
the careful utilization of a natural resource in order to prevent depletion.
Characteristics:natural resources and other resources to prevent depletion
Example:the utilization of natural resource has helped to orevent many depletion
Nonexample:the natural resource do not help to prevent depletion
goods that are ready for consumption in satisfaction of human wants as clothing or food and are not utilized in any further production.
Characteristics:humans,clothing and food
Example:consumer goods give alot of humans what they need these day
Nonexample:consumer goods dont give humans anything
the production for sale of goods at home as the making of handicrafts by rural families
Characteristics:saling goods for other people
Example:the cottage industry sale things that are hand made
Nonexample:the cottage industry do not sale goods
the notion that resources flow from a periphery of poor and underdeveloped states to a core of wealthy states enriching the latter at the expense of the former.
Characteristics:poor uderdeveloped and wealthy states
Example:the dependency theroy can flow from periphery of poor and uderdeveloped states
Nonexample:dependency theroy can not help underdeveloped states or poor states
a process of economic growth in which a country tries to improve their level of material wealth through the diffusion and realization of resources.
Characteristics:growth,resources and materials
Example:the country with plenty things built are consider a develope country
Nonexample:there is no such thing as a develope country any where.
tourism involving travel to areas of natural or ecological interest typically under the guidance of a naturalist for the purpose of observing wildlife and learning about the environment.
Characteristics:traveling,natural,ecological and wildlife learning
Example:traveling to areas of natural or ecological interest are usually under guidance
Nonexample:you dont have tobe under guidance to travel to natural or ecological interest.
the level of demand a given country puts on resources available in the world to crate energy.
characteristics:energy and levels of resources in the world to crate.
Example:the demand for given country to puts on resources is available for all the in the world crate.
Nonexample:they have no levels of demand
to grant a franchise to admit to citizenship esp to the right of voting.
Characteristics:citizenshipand right of voting
Example:the owner had to use a enfranchisement to grant his franchise
Nonexample:its not neccessary to have a enfranchisement to grant a franchise
a commercial center where goods are received for distribution,transshipment or repackaging.
Characteristics:goods,commercial center and distribution
Example:the entrepot will have to deal with commercials center in order to recieve goods.
Nonexample:entrepot has no commercial center where goods are received
also called nuclear fission. physics the splitting of the nucleus of an atom into nuclei of lighter atoms accompained by the release of energy.
Characteristics:energy being released and physics splitting
Example:in science books people read about nucleus of an atom which deals with fissions.
Nonexample:there is no such thing as fissions
industry that can be sited in any of a number of places often because transport costs are unimportant.such industries may have raw materials thatr are commonly avaliable for example a bakery.
Characteristics:numbers,places,transports and more
Example:the footloose industry help to site industry in any number and any where
Nonexample:it can not site in any number of places
the system formulated in henry fords automotive factories in which workers work on a production line performing specialized tasks repetitvely.
Characteristics:workers,automotives and performers.
Example:henry fords automotive factories has a system formulated that is called fordist
Nonexample:the henry ford automotive factories do not have a system.
investing in united states businesses by foreign citizens often involves stock ownership of former life.
Characteristics:investigating,stocks and ownership
Example:when you are investing united states businesses you call it a foreign direct investment.
Nonexample:there is no investing in u.s. businesses by foreign citizens
any combustile organic material as oil,coal or natural gas derived from the remains of former life
Characteristics:oil,coal and natural gas
Example:the gases from the organic material caused fossil fuel
Nonexample:the fossil fuel had nothin to do with the organic materials
the term four asian tigers or asian tigers refers to the highly industrialized economies of hong kong, south korea,singapore, and taiwan. these regions were noted for maintaining exceptionally high growth rates and rapid industrialization between the early 1960s and 1990s.
Example:the asian tigers had refered to the highly industrial economies in the early 1900.
Characteristics:asian tigers and economies of hong kong and much more.
the process by which multiple nuclei join together to form a heavier nucleus resulting in a release of immense energy but without radioactive waste.
Characteristics:nuclei coming together to make heavier nucleus which will release energy without waste.
Example:the cells located in plants and humans can come together form something important.
Nonexample:the nuclei do not release anything
is a measure of inequalities between men and womens opportunities in a country. it combines inequalities in three areas:political participation and decison making,economic participation and decison making and power over economic resources.
Characteristics:men and women opportunities
Example:the women in the united states are getting paid less because they are women.
Nonexample:men and women get paid equally
energy obtained from within the earth, originating in its core also energy produced by extracting the earths internal heat and turning it into other energy(mechanical or electric).
Characteristics:the earth and its core producing with the extract of the earths internal heat.
Example:the heat from the sun gives of energy and light to all the living things.
Nonexample:the earth doesnt give of anything.
an increase in the earths average atmsopheric temperature that cause corresponding changes in climate and that may result from the generation.
Characteristics: the climate of the earth and the atmsopheric temperature.
an atmospheric heating phenomenon caused by short-wave solar radiation being readily transmitted inward through the earths atmosphere but longer-wavelenght heat radiation less readily transmitted outward.
Characteristics:the solar and the earths atmosphere
Example:since the atmospheric heating phenomenon caused a short-wave solar radiation it transmitted into the earths atmosphere.
Nonexample:the atmospheric heating phenomenon caused nothin to happen
the total market value of all the goods and services produced within the borders of a nation during a specified period.
Characteristics:goods and things that have value which they can sell for a price.
Example:the people that own the store up the street sell things that have value and that is a good for people to use.
Nonexample:the markets never sell things that are goods or have value
the total monetary value of all final goods and services produced by a country during one year in side and outside of its borders.
Characteristics:the value of final goods and service produced by countries.
Example:the people added all of their final goods sevice which they call total monetary.
Nonexample they do have a total of monetary value of final goods and service
the time required for one half the atoms of a given amount of a radioactive substance to disintegrate.
Charcteristics:not a completion of something its just one half
Example:the student did not complete the assignment they only did one half of it which gave them half credit.
Nonexample:one half is considered a whole to most people
the human development index is an index combining normalized measure of life expectancy,literacy,educational attainment, and GDP per capita for countries worldwide.
Characteristics:different index of human development
Example:the education in the prince georges county is okay put it can be a lot better.
Nonexample:the human development do deal with life expectancy,literacy educational attainment or GDP.
form of energy generated by the conversion of free-falling water to electricity;the generation of electricity by using the motive power of water.
Characteristics:energy that is powered by the conversion of free-falling water.
Example:the people of the united states can use this conversion of free-falling water to save energy and use energy.
Nonexample:the conversion of free-falling water do not form energy
a model of industrial location proposed by A. Weber(1909,trans 1929) which assumes that industrialists choose a least-cost location for the development of new industry.
Characteristics:models and the location proposed by A. Weber
Example:the people that propose a location there name will be known because it will be by there location proposing.
Nonexample:the industrial location do not have a model.
the totality of the changes in economic and social organization that began about 1760 in england and later in other countries, characterized chiefly by the replacement of hand tools with power-driven machines,as the power loom and the steam engine and by the concentration of industry in large establishments.
Characteristics:changes, economic and social organization
Example:when the totality changes it will began to replace things of hand tools
Nonexample:the totality does not change
the practice of killing newborn infants.
Characteristics:killing newborn babies
Example:when people get a abortion they are killing a baby as a matter of fact a unborn infant.
Nonexample: infanticide is when you dont kill babies
the fundamental facilities and systems serving a country,city,or area as transporation and communication systems, power plants and schools.
Characteristics:facilities with systems and serving countries, city or areas
Example:some facilities people will use them to serve to others
Nonexample:fundamental facilities do not exsist.
the phenomena of the last 40 years of LDCs being centers for manufacturing goods for market in MDCs and MDCs creating wealth through investment in LDCs.
Characteristics:years of manufacturing goods and creating wealth
Example:when you are the center of manufacturing goods for market in MDCs and MDCs you are considered the new international division of labor.
Nonexample:the phenomena has nothin to do with 40 years of LDCs.
an international organization that promotes the stabilization of the worlds currencies and maintains a monetary pool from which members nations can draw in order to correct a deflict in their balance of payments.
Characteristics:organization, promotes and currencies
Example:whatever starbucks can hold the international organization it will be promoted to stabilization of the world.
Nonexample:its not possible for a business to be international organized.
an inventory strategy that reduces in-process inventory waste and eliminates the costs of warehousing inventory.
Characteristics: inventory and strategies people use
Example:when a inventory can reduce its in-process inventory they will be considered as a just in time delivery.
Nonexample:there is no strategy to reduce in-process inventory waste or anything else.
labor intensive industry refers to that industry which requires substantial amount of human labor to produce the industrial products.
Characteristics: humans and labor intensive industry.
Example:to be successful in a certain business you need to have a certain amount of human labor to produce the industrial products.
Nonexample:the labor intensive industry does not refer to anything.
countries with a poorly developed industrial base and poor indicators of social and economic development.
Characteristics:countries that are not developed very well
Example:some parts of the united states have very poor develpments that can use alot of help in schools and much more.
Nonexample:all countries have rich developments and poor developments do not exsist.
percentage of a given population that can read and write.
Characteristics:a percentage of different population who can read and write
Example:in the geography book it shows the percentage of people who can read and write in asia and the percentage was 12%
Nonexample: there is no percentage for the population of the people who can read and write.
the process of creating a product for sale.
Characteristics:creating different things to sale
Example:before everyone could buy a ipod the designers had to create it so that it could be avalible to us.
Nonexample: you dont have to create a product to sale it
an assembly plant in mexico, especially one along the border between the united states and mexico to which foreign materials and parts are shipped and from which the finished product is returned to the original market.
Characteristics:plants different locations and materials
Example: in certain places they will have a area where they use ships to shipped things to different location and it might be along a border.
Nonexample: you cant ship anything to a place between the U.S. mexico
the space in which a company intends to sell their product.
Characteristics: space and products
Example: target is company that intends to sell their products
countries with well developed industrial base and high indicators of social and economic development.
Characteristics: countries that are welled developed
Example: some parts of the united states are well developed with alot of opportunities.
Nonexample:countries that are not well developed would be considered as more developed countries.
north american free trade agreement reduces trade barriers between the united states, canada, and mexico.
Characteristics: free trade agreement and barriers.
Example:in the 1800 the north americana had a free trade agreement that lead to reducing in and between other places.
Nonexample: the north american free trade agreement did not reduce any of the barriers.
energy sources which cannot be recreated once expended.
Characteristics:energy and different sources
Example:a batteries can not be reused once it go bad.
Nonexample:you can use a battery again once it has gone gone bad.
organization of pertroleum exporting countries ;an organization in which global exporters of petroleum which cooperate to maintain appropriate levels of petroleum to meet demand and stabilize the price of that commodity.
Characteristics:organization and demands
Example:the U.S. had gave the airforce a demand to export the countries.
Nonexample: there was no organization of pertroleum exporting the countries.
to obtain goods or services from an outside source(particulary from MDC to LDCs).
Characteristics:goods and sources from the outside
Example: In order to have a successful business you need to be able to obtain goods and services from the outside source so that way you will have more.
Nonexample:when you are not obtaining goods or sources from the outside it is called outsourcing.
a form of oxygen, 03, with a peculiar odor suggesting that of weak chlorine, produced when an electric spark or ultraviolet light is passed through air or oxygen. it is found in the atmosphere in minute quanties, esp.
Characteristics: oxygen, peculiar odor suggestion
Example: sometimes the form of oxygen from outside can be a peculiar odor from other things which may cause weak chlorine.
Nonexample:ozone is helping the oxygen we breathe.
passive solar technologies are means of using sunlight for useful energy without use of active mechanical systems.
Characteristics: technology and useful energy
Example:when people get cars that run by sunlight they are using passive solar energy because they are not using a mechanical systems.
Nonexample:passive solar energy uses mechanical systems.
a thick, flammable, yellow-to-black mixture of gaseous, liquid, and solid hydrocarbons that occurs naturally beneath the earths surface.
Characteristics: thick colorful mixtures and gaseous.
Example:the fire that occured in california was describe as a thick, flammable which was caused by a flammable liquid.
Nonexample:fires are not flammable or filled with colors.
the dominant system of economic production, consumption and associated socio-economic phenomena in most industrialized countries since the late 20th century.
Charcteristics: dominant systems and production
Example:a system that have economic production can be considered as post-fordist.
Nonexample: post-fordist is not a dominant systems of economic production.
the manufacturing industries that aggregate, pack, package, purify or process the raw materials close to the primary producers include agriculture, agribusiness,fishing, forestry and all mining and quarrying industries.
Charcteristics: manufacturing industries
Example: factories pack and have package sent from from there factory to other people and other companies.
Nonexample:manufacturing industries that aggregate are not primary sector.
a measure of effciency of the production of goods and service having exchange value.
Characteristics: measurement, goods and service
Example: sometimes companies will measure effciency of goods and service to exchange value.
Nonexample:you will never have to use productivity because it doesnt help you at all.
an adjustment of the value of currency in terms of the goods they can buy.
Characteristics: value and adjustment
Example: sometimes farmers will adjust the fruits and vegetables so that they will grow perfect or good enough to the point that we will buy it
Nonexample:no adjustment are made when talking about purchasing power parity.
the phenomenon exhibited by and being a property of certain elements of spontaneously emitting radiation resulting from changes in the nuclei of atoms of the elements.
Characteristics: property, elements and radiation
Example:when the something like a phenomenon happen you need a property of certain elements.
Nonexample:when you read the definition for radioactivity you will not see phenomenon exhibited.
a raw material is something that is acted upon or used by organisms or by human labor or industry, for use as a building material to create some product or structure.
Characteristics:raw materials and organisms
Example:when construction workers build houses or buildings they use sement or bricks.
Nonexample:raw materials are not around these days
to treat or process (used or waste materials)so as to make suitable for reuse
Characteristics: treating or processing
Example:when we put our cans in recycling we are having our cans being used over again so that we wont waste so much.
Nonexample: recycling is when you dont reuse you just use new materials.
prohibit agreements between trade unions and employers making memberships or payment of union dues or fees a condition of employment either before or after hiring.
Characteristics: agreements, trade unions and employers
Example:in some countries the person in charge will prohibit certain agreements between trade unions.
Nonexample: right-to-work state means you can do whatever you want to do
this sector generally takes the output of the primary sector and manufactures finished goods or where they are suitable for use by other business for export or sale to domestic consumers.
Characteristics:outputting primary sectors and manufactures
Example:some companys will place certain things in certain stores because they know it will sell better there.
Nonexample:secondary sector dont usually come in hand for business
self-sufficiency refers to the state of not requiring any outside aid support or interaction for survival.
Charcteristics: refering to states and having outside aid
Example: the united states can really stand on its on two feet and have no help to get them to that point.
Nonexample:when a state or country needs help to support themselves or survive they are consider as self-sufficiency
availability of land, labor, and capital
Characteristics:land, labor and capital
Example: when there is a land that is available they will have a sign on the land that says if you can buy it or not and how much it is worth.
Nonexample: there is no land available
the associated costs of shipping materials to and from a factory.
Characteristics:cost of shipping and materials
Example:when you are shipping something to and from a factory and trying to find the cost it is consider as situation factors.
Nonexample:when the cost of shipping materials is not associated then it is situation factors.
economic policies which countries must follow in order to qualify for new world bank and international monetary fund loans and help them make debt repayments on the older debts owed to commercials banks, government and the world bank.
Charcteristics:policies qualifying for new world banks
Example:in order to get to the next level you must first follow these policies and then get upgraded later.
Nonexample:structural adjustments programs have no economic policies
teritary sector of economy involves the provision of services to businesses as well as final consumers. services may involve the transport, distribution and sale of goods from producer to a consumer as may happen in wholesailing and retailing.
Characteristics:services to business and transport
Example:when you are over viewing the service you are probably using tertiary sector.
Nonexample:tertiary sector do not use provision for services to business.
any cloth or goods produced by weaving, knitting, or felting.
Characteristics:goods and different types of cloth
Example:when sweaters are knitted they are consider as textile
Nonexample: textile has nothin to do with cloth or goods
the distance a good can travel from the point of production or distribution and still be useful.
Charcteristics: distance traveling good from one piont to another
Example:a car can be shiped or traveled from one point of production and still be useful by time it gets to you
Nonexample:you would not need to use the word distance to explain threshold/range
a trade bloc is a large free trade area formed by one or more tax, tariff and trade agreement.
Characteristics:large free trade taxes
Example:if you go to delaware you probably wont have to pay taxes
Nonexample:trading bloc do not talk about free trade areas
refers to the additional value of a commodity over the cost of commodities used to produce it from the previous stage of production.
Characteristics:value and commodities
Example: they used left overs to have the cost of commodities which was used to produce the previous stage.
Nonexample:value added never refers to the additional value of a commodity
the world bank is an international financial that provides financial and technical assistance to developing countries for development programs
Characteristics: international financial technical assistance and programs
Example: when you have extra help to provide financial and technical assistance it is called world bank.
Nonexample:the world bank is not a international financial
immanuel wallerstein a leading advocate of the approach uses the same terminology.he characterizes the world system as a set of merchanisms which redistributes resources from the periphery to the core
Charcterictics:world system and merchanisms
example:when immanuel wallerstein set a system of merchanisms it helped to find resources from the periphery.
Nonexample:immanuel wallerstein did not lead advocate
the world trade oragnization is the only global international organization dealing with the rules of trade between nations
Characteristics:organization and trade between nations
Example:when an trade have rules like anything else in the world it is considered as a world trade organization.
Nonexample: the world trade is not the only global international oragnization dealing with the rules of trade between nations.
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