1. household appliance an appliance that does a particular job in the home
  2. histocompatibility complex a family of fifty or more genes on the sixth human chromosome that code for proteins on the surfaces of cells and that play a role in the immune response
  3. self-established constituted by or established by itself
  4. stable companion a horse stabled with another or one of several horses owned by the same person
  5. business establishment an establishment (a factory or an assembly plant or retail store or warehouse etc.) where business is conducted, goods are made or stored or processed or where services are rendered
  6. disestablishment the act terminating an established state of affairs
  7. public utility company a company that performs a public service
  8. antiestablishmentarianism the doctrine of opposition to the social and political establishment
  9. established church the church that is recognized as the official church of a nation
  10. industrial loan company a finance company that makes small loans to industrial workers
  11. short-staple cotton cotton with relatively short fibers
  12. re-establishment restoration to a previous state
  13. sales finance company a finance company that buys (at a discount) the installment sales contracts of retail merchants
  14. household linen drygoods for household use that are typically made of white cloth
  15. holding company a company with controlling shares in other companies
  16. establishment the act of forming something
  17. joint-stock company a company (usually unincorporated) which has the capital of its members pooled in a common fund; transferable shares represent ownership interest; shareholders are legally liable for all debts of the company
  18. face-amount certificate company a regulated investment company that pays a stated amount to certificate holders on a stated maturity date
  19. mercantile establishment a place of business for retailing goods
  20. steamship company a line responsible for the operation of a fleet of steamships