1. appeals court a court whose jurisdiction is to review decisions of lower courts or agencies
  2. Abelian group a group that satisfies the commutative law
  3. allowance account a reserve fund created by a charge against profits in order to provide for changes in the value of a company's assets
  4. appliance a device or tool that is very useful for a particular job
  5. applecart a handcart from which apples and other fruit are sold in the street
  6. population growth increase in the number of people who inhabit a territory or state
  7. open secret something that is supposed to be secret but is generally known
  8. economic growth steady growth in the productive capacity of the economy
  9. apple orchard a grove of apple trees
  10. in-line skate a shoe with a line of rollers fixed to the sole
  11. upon one's guard vigilant
  12. oblanceolate having a broad rounded apex and a tapering base
  13. Alpine scurvy a disease caused by deficiency of niacin or tryptophan
  14. weapons-grade of a quality adequate for use in weapons
  15. insecurity the anxiety experienced when feeling vulnerable
  16. Neapolitan ice cream a block of ice cream with 3 or 4 layers of different colors and flavors
  17. apple of discord a golden apple thrown into a banquet of the gods by Eris
  18. old growth forest or woodland having a mature or overly mature ecosystem more or less uninfluenced by human activity
  19. balance sheet a record of the financial situation of an institution on a particular date by listing its assets and the claims against those assets
  20. Japanese crab crabmeat usually canned; from Japan