Industry Terms & Commonly Used Slang
Scratching your head over what “kief” is?Since many of our learners are newbies in the cannabis industry, you might see confusing words or phrases in the community. Browse our glossary to find a variety of cannabis term definitions and become more educated on industry terminology. This glossary will clear up the confusion and get you speaking like a native GC'er in no time! Also, please add new glossary terms if you see anything missing.
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The condition or status of equipment, instrumentation or systems prior to calibration or maintenance activities.
Just like 420, 710 is a term used to celebrate dabs and cannabis concentrates on July 10th (7/10 in the U.S. form). The number 710 spells oil when placed backward; a word used to describe potent concentrations of cannabis like hash oil, honey oil, wax, shatter, etc. 710, therefore, is the recognized dab holiday for smoking hash oil due to the number resembling the word ‘oil’ when placed upside-down.
To draw or take in, roots absorb water and nutrients.
A strain of Cannabis Sativa that was popular during the 1960's counterculture movement for its potency and unique color.
Accepted Engineering Practices
stems from the selection and application of appropriate engineering, operating, and maintenance knowledge when designing, operating and maintaining chemical facilities with the purpose of ensuring safety and preventing process safety incidents.
Third-party attestation related to a conformity assessment body conveying formal demonstration of its competence to carry out specific conformity assessment tasks. These tasks include sampling and testing, inspection, certification, and registration.
A sour substance, an acid or sour soil has a low pH.
A hydroponic system that actively moves the nutrient solution.