Abbreviation, Methods of
Abbreviation, Methods of
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  • Scribal abbreviation — Sigla redirects here. For the village in Poland, see Sigła. Text sample from an early 15th century Bible manuscript. Scribal abbreviations (sigla [plural], siglum and sigil [singular]) are the abbreviations used by ancient and mediæval scribes… …   Wikipedia

  • organization and methods — organiˌzation and ˈmethods also organisation and methods abbreviation O&M noun [uncountable] HUMAN RESOURCES the process of examining how the work is done in a business, industry etc and finding ways of doing it more effectively * * *… …   Financial and business terms

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  • Fi. Fa. /fay fey/ An abbreviation for fieri facias (q.v.) — First in, first out. A method of accounting for inventory which assumes that goods are sold in the order in which they are purchased, i.e., the oldest items sold first. The other common inventory costing methods include LIFO (last in, first out) …   Black's law dictionary

  • Fi. Fa. /fay fey/ An abbreviation for fieri facias (q.v.) — First in, first out. A method of accounting for inventory which assumes that goods are sold in the order in which they are purchased, i.e., the oldest items sold first. The other common inventory costing methods include LIFO (last in, first out) …   Black's law dictionary

  • Shorthand — is an abbreviated and/or symbolic writing method that increases speed or brevity of writing as compared to a normal method of writing a language. The process of writing in shorthand is called stenography, from the Greek stenos (narrow) and graphē …   Wikipedia

  • EasyScript Note Taking — MethodsNote taking can help to record and organize information. Lecture learning is prominent in classrooms and note taking influences the academic success of all high school and college students [ [http://www.ctserc.org/library/bibfiles/study… …   Wikipedia

  • ASTM —   Abbreviation for the American Society for Testing and Materials, which is responsible for the issue of many standard methods used in the energy industry …   Energy terms

  • O & M — abbreviation organisation and methods …   Dictionary of banking and finance

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