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People do not always use terminology correctly, which means it's very important to seek clarification when you hear a strange term.
Seeking clarification can be helpful for others too who might not be so bold as to ask. Please note that UK-English spellings for words such as colour, behaviour are different to US-English spellings (color, behavior).
1.4142 - The diagonal (approximate, to four decimal places) of a 1 x 1 square, also known as Pythagoras's Constant, and therefore also the ratio (1:1.4142) for calculating the diagonal side of a right-angled triangle in which the two short sides are of equal length.
This glossary of business terms and definitions includes the main terminology used in business, plus many more unusual, interesting and amusing words and expressions found in business and management, and the wider world of work and modern life.
The definitions are designed to be quick, easy and enjoyable to read. Please send your suggestions for additional terms, and any corrections.