Court appointed manager of the affairs of a business or piece of property during a bankruptcy or foreclosure. The responsibility for managing the affairs prudently (collecting funds, paying bill, etc.) is carried out under court direction and may either result in a return to a solvent state or a recommendation for liquidation.
The component of a central receiver solar thermal system where reflected solar energy is absorbed and converted to thermal energy.
(1) A container. (2) A connector where electrical outlets or fixtures are attached to the power supply.
Waterproof base for a shower stall.
An indentation. Alternately, to locate an item into a wall or ceiling so that it is flush with the surrounding surface (i.e. a recessed light fixture).
A small light fixture recessed into the ceiling that usually concentrates the light in a downward direction. Synonyms.
A tub that has a decorative finish on one side only, and surrounded by three walls. The apron, or skirting, may not be included and must be ordered separately. The most popular style.
Business cycle phase of a deteriorating economy, which results in less business and consumer spending and depression of real estate prices. Specifically defined as two consecutive quarters with negative economic growth.
Finding the elevation differential between two points by taking sightings from each and averaging.