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brief

(bref) [Fr. bref fr L. brevis, short, brief, a catalogue]
1. A condensed legal argument in legal format and style.
2. A written or spoken summary of an important or complex topic; an abstract.
3. To make a written or spoken summary of.
4. To conduct a short session of instruction or preparation for a person, crew, or staff on how to accomplish an upcoming operation.
See: debrief
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The Network micrometeorological region, from now on for brevity RMR and its conventional counterpart.
Network optimizations for Brevity include use of advanced delivery protocols, algorithms to avoid network congestion, and bandwidth allocation policies.
This was a programme sadly even brevity couldn't rescue.
Truly unbeatable, concise brevity, preached my first editor, was to be found in the sentence "Jesus wept", contained in the Gospel of St John (Chap.
Brevity is hardly their watchword, but Einstellung's songs are so seismic and skull-rattlingly intense, you almost didn't want them to end
The brevity of this book means that many of Jarl's summaries are so concise that many will find them unhelpful.
To the Editor: We were surprised and disappointed by the brevity of your article commemorating the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the Communicable Disease Center (CDC) (1).
Though it is difficult to determine the exact audience for this book, particularly since its brevity makes it helpful if the reader has a solid background in either history or policy studies, it does seem to be geared chiefly for those who are familiar with public policy.
In a nutshell: A veritable Whitman's sampler of vulgarity, which works because of its breezy, hopscotch brevity.
Brevity Codes" document that defines the language used to communicate with tactical aircraft via radio, I was surprised to learn the origins of several of the brevity words in use today.
Both male and female YAs will be able to relate to it, and the tale's brevity and evocation of strong emotions will give it appeal to reluctant readers as well.