As Treasury Secretary Henry M. Paulson Jr. laid out an ambitious plan to overhaul the regulatory apparatus that oversees the nation's financial system, lawmakers and lobbyists opposed to the plan predicted that most of it would be dead on arrival. Breakingviews suggested that, if he's willing, Mr. Paulson himself might be the best person to execute such a proposal.
他回一張便條並附上第一張「管制圖」：它設計來看某一型有缺失之器材的不良百分率的變異是否有「非機率研原因」；即，是否「在控制中？」（"designed to indicate whether or not the observed variations in the percent of defective apparatus of a given type are significant; that is, to indicate whether or not the product is satisfactory."）他很快又寫信說明其基本原則及應用於品質管制時之種種問題和考量。
"This volume--with its thoughtful and thorough essays, Notes, and Apparatus--constitutes an excellent casebook on the making of critical editions. More importantly, of course, it is a major contribution to Conrad scholarship and will undoubtedly become the authoritative foundation for further research and writing on this richly varied collection of the author's journalistic writings." - Wallace Watson, Duquesne University
It’s worth remembering that the regulatory apparatus governing the industry was developed back when newspapers were the dominant local ad medium, with very little competition. In recent years, the Newspaper Preservation Act has done precisely the opposite of its framers’ intention, allowing joint operating agreements that let weak papers linger and pull down the alpha papers in Detroit, Seattle, Denver and Tucson.
The noun framer has 2 meanings:
Meaning #1: someone who makes frames (as for pictures)
Meaning #2: someone who writes a new law or plan
often Framer One of the people who wrote the U.S. Constitution.
n. the associated items of cryptomaterial (documents, devices, equipment, apparatus, etc., essential to the encryption, decryption, or authentication of telecommunications) that are used as a unit and provide a single means of encryption and decryption.
v. convert plain text into unintelligible forms by means of a cryptosystem.
encryption n. (cryptography) 加密/ 編成密碼
(The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military.)
also coffee maker n.
An apparatus used to brew coffee.
Wikipedia article "Coffeemaker".
━━ n. （pl. ～(・es)） （一組の）器具, 装置, 仕掛け; 【生理】器官; テキスト(文本)研究の資料; （政党などの）機関 （apparat）.