1. law of diminishing returns a law affirming that to continue after a certain level of performance has been reached will result in a decline in effectiveness
  2. three-dimensional radar radar that will report altitude as well as azimuth and distance of a target
  3. information return a return that provides information to the tax collector but does not compute the tax liability
  4. discrimination unfair treatment of a person or group based on prejudice
  5. marching orders an order from a superior officer for troops to depart
  6. administrator someone who manages a government agency or department
  7. diminishing becoming smaller or less or appearing to do so
  8. admonishing expressing reproof or reproach especially as a corrective
  9. finishing touch a final touch; a crowning achievement; a culmination
  10. administration the act of governing or exercising authority
  11. finishing line a line indicating the location of the finish of a race
  12. vanishing point the point beyond which something disappears or ceases to exist
  13. food manufacturer a person who manufactures food products
  14. teaching reading teaching beginners to read
  15. pavor nocturnus a disorder of sleep characterized by a dream of terrifying dimensions far worse than a typical nightmare; they occur during NREM sleep
  16. dishwashing detergent a low-sudsing detergent designed for use in dishwashers
  17. point of no return a line that when crossed permits of no return and typically results in irrevocable commitment
  18. diffraction grating optical device consisting of a surface with many parallel grooves in it; disperses a beam of light (or other electromagnetic radiation) into its wavelengths to produce its spectrum
  19. womanishness the trait of being effeminate (derogatory of a man)
  20. administrative unit a unit with administrative responsibilities