a measure of the amount of time during which an employee is absent from work, based on assigning a number of points according to the frequency and length of absences
a support, as of metal or wood, projecting from a wall or the like to hold or bear the weight of a shelf, part of a cornice, etc. a shelf or shelves so supported. Also called square bracket. one of two marks [ or ] used in writing or printing to enclose parenthetical matter, interpolations, […]
noun Charles. 1833–91, British radical and freethinker: barred from taking his seat in parliament (1880–86) for refusing to take the parliamentary oath Historical Examples Frank Merriwell, Junior’s, Golden Trail Burt L. Standish Lord Randolph Churchill Winston Spencer Churchill Charles Bradlaugh: a Record of His Life and Work, Volume II (of 2) Hypatia Bradlaugh Bonner and […]
Bill (William Warren) born 1943, U.S. basketball player and politician: senator from New Jersey 1979–97. Francis Herbert, 1846–1924, English philosopher. Henry, 1845–1923, English lexicographer and philologist. Omar Nelson, 1893–1981, U.S. general: Chief of Staff 1948–49; chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff 1949–53. Thomas (“Tom”) 1917–1998, U.S. politician: mayor of Los Angeles 1973–93. a town […]
a 25-ton, tracked U.S. armored personnel carrier of the 1980s, designed to carry nine soldiers into battle and armed with a 25mm rapid-fire cannon, a machine gun, and an antitank missile launcher.