negative accommodation n.
Adjustment of the lens for distant vision by relaxation of the ciliary muscles of the eye.
- Negative acknowledgement
1. (NAK) The mnemonic for ASCII character 21. Sometimes used as the response to receipt of a corrupted packet of information. Opposite of acknowledgement. 2. (NAK) Any message transmitted to indicate that some data has been received incorrectly, for example it may have a checksum or message length error. A NAK message allows the sender […]
- Negative advertisement
noun See negative advertising
noun 1. the increase of the principal of a loan by the amount by which periodic loan payments fall short of the interest due, usually as a result of an increase in the interest rate after the loan has begun.
- Negative advertising
noun an approach to advertising that focuses on negative aspects of a rival product or candidate; also called negative advertisement Examples Negative advertising usually backfires on a candidate.