2016年7月6日 星期三

ex parte, finagle, swatch, counterfoil

. The overall impression of locked-in, airtight harmony brings work of the late Al Held to mind, though certain pictures with compositional asymmetries also resemble cut pieces of printed cloth, swatches from a grand continuous fabric.


...without reference to original swatch.
比對顏色來驗收各批原料,而不去參考原先的色樣。

A year-long investigation into Whole Foods Market for overcharging customers in California has uncovered widespread pricing violations.

Whole Foods Must Pay $800,000 for Overcharging Customers
The grocery chain was finagling prices across its California locations,...
TIME.COM








對貨運集體訂定費率及相關的程序和實務之調
    W‧愛德華茲‧戴明博士向美國州際商業委員會報告

          代表 (Ex Parte) MC-196 一方利益
          1990823





ex parte

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Pronunciation: /ɛks ˈpɑːteɪ/
adjective & adverb
Law
  • With respect to or in the interests of one side only or of an interested outside party.

Origin

Latin, 'from a side'.


[形][副]一方的な[に],一方に偏した[して];一方の利益のための[に].
[ラテン語]






finagle

Line breaks: fin|agle
Pronunciation: /fɪˈneɪg(ə)l/

VERB

[WITH OBJECT] INFORMAL , chiefly US
  • 1Obtain by dishonest or devious means:Ted attended all the football games he could finagle tickets for
  • 1.1[NO OBJECT] Act in a dishonest or devious manner:they wrangled and finagled over the fine points

Derivatives



finagler

NOUN

Origin

1920s (originally US): from dialect fainaigue 'cheat'; perhaps from Old French fornier 'deny'.





swatch

Line breaks: swatch
Pronunciation: /swɒtʃ /




NOUN

1A small sample of fabric intended to demonstrate the look of a larger piece:colour swatches
1.1A collection of fabric samples, especially in the form of a book.
1.2A sample of paint, makeup, etc. applied to a surface or one’s skin to test or demonstrate the colour:red lipstick swatchesthe walls were covered with multicoloured paint swatches
1.3A patch or area of a material or surface:the sunset had filled the sky with swatches of deep orange

VERB

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Apply a sample of (paint, makeup, etc.) to a surface or one’s skin to test or demonstrate the colour:I got the polishes yesterday, and I’ve swatched them all

Origin

early 16th century (originally Scots and northern English, denoting the counterfoil of a tally, and later a tally fixed to a piece of cloth before dyeing): of unknown origin.

Definition of counterfoil

noun

British
the part of a cheque, receipt, ticket, or other document that is torn off and kept as a record by the person issuing it.


Pronunciation: /ˈkaʊntəfɔɪl /




NOUN

British
The part of a cheque, receipt, ticket, or other document that is torn off and kept as a record by the person issuing it.

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