Bill-broker, dealer in bills of exchange. bill of adventure, declaration that merchandise shipped is not property of shipowner, whose liability is limited to safe delivery. bill of costs, solicitor's account of charges. bill of exchange, negotiable order to pay cash on or before certain date. bill of health, statement of health, especially as to infectious diseases, of persons aboard ship. bill of indictment, statement of accusation in criminal court. bill of lading, acknowledgment by ship's master that goods have been received on board, and promise of safe delivery. bill of sale, document transferring title to goods, especially as security for loan. bill of sight, outline description of goods being imported. bill of sufferance, permission to load or unload at certain ports without payment of duty. true bill, statement by grand jury that there was a prima facie case against accused.
1. A statement of money owed for goods or services; SYN. account, invoice.
2. A list of particulars (as a playbill or bill of fare).
3. A piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank); SYN. note, government note, bank bill, banker's bill, bank note, banknote, Federal Reserve note, greenback.
4. A statute in draft before it becomes law; SYN. measure.
5. The entertainment offered at a public presentation.
6. A long-handled saw with a curved blade; SYN. billhook.
7. A brim (of a hat) that projects to the front to shade the eyes; SYN. peak, eyeshade, visor, vizor.
1. A band or strip of material: as listel; selvage; a narrow strip of wood cut from the edge of a board
2 An arena for combat (as jousting); a field of competition or controversy
4. A deviation from the vertical; tilt; also; the extent of such a deviation
Sinonimi: itemization | itemisation
The act of making a list of items; SYN. itemization, itemisation.
ETYM Prov. Eng. and Scot.
A maneuver in a game or conversation; SYN. gambit, stratagem.
ETYM Old Eng. registre, French registre, Late Lat. registrum,regestum, Latin regesta, pl., from regerere, regestum, to carry back, to register; pref. re- re- + gerere to carry. Related to Jest, Regest.
1. A book in which names and transactions are listed.
2. A device (as a sliding plate) for regulating the flow of air into a furnace or other heating device.
3. An arrangement (usually in the floor or a wall of a room) for admitting or excluding heated air from the room.
4. An official written record of names or events or transactions; SYN. registry.
5. The timbre characteristic of a certain range and manner of production of the human voice.
ETYM Perhaps a corruption of register; or cf. roll.
1. A register or roll showing the order in which officers, enlisted men, companies, or regiments are called on to serve.
2. Any list of members or attendees.
ETYM French cédule, formerly also spelt schedule, Latin schedula, dim. of scheda, scida, a strip of papyrus bark, a leaf of paper.
1. An ordered list of times at which things are planned to occur.
2. A written or printed list, catalog, or inventory; also; timetable 1.
3. Program; especially; a procedural plan that indicates the time and sequence of each operation.
4. A body of items to be dealt with; agenda.