one of a group of retail stores under the same ownership and selling similar merchandise.
one of several retail enterprises under the same ownership and management Also called multiple store
One of many retail stores owned by a single corporation and offering similar products. Examples include Sears and Safeway.
a codon that stops the synthesis of a protein molecule. stop codon (stŏp) Any of three codons in a molecule of messenger RNA that do not code for an amino acid and thereby signal the termination of the synthesis of a protein. The three stop codons are UAA, UAG, and UGA, where U is uracil, […]
- Chain transmission
noun See chain drive
channel2 . a horizontal timber or ledge built outboard from the side of a sailing vessel to spread shrouds and backstays outward. noun a broad strait connecting two areas of sea the bed or course of a river, stream, or canal a navigable course through a body of water (often pl) a means or agency […]
sprocket (def 1).