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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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Caption: Sam Briefer, 25, was one of EY's first hires through a neurodiversity pilot program that aims to recruit and train individuals on the autism spectrum.
Even so, the briefer will advise if adverse conditions are present or forecast.
The briefer also made clear that another reason for the extension was that America's European partners wanted it and could not be ignored.
This shows that goats prefer to learn on their own rather than by watching others," Dr Briefer added.
Herrin (emerita, Byzantine studies, Kings College London, UK) provides a general introduction to this collection of her essays and briefer introductions to each essay describing the context in which it was written and how it fits into her broader views.
WORCESTER - Linda (Monroe) Briefer, 71, died May 6, 2013 in Boston.
This service is free and available for any pilot who requests it, whether the flight plan is filed via telephone with a briefer or on the website.
Even as the number of wireless connections increased from 286 million in 2009 to 303 million in 2010," voice use on those phones declined and voice calls became briefer, dipping from 3 minutes per call in 2003 to 1 minute and 47 seconds by 2010.
Dr Elodie Briefer said: "We discovered that genetically related kids produced similar calls, which is really not that surprising.
New members include Thomas Barry, Daryl Briefer, Thomas Byrne, Tara Cha-cho, William Childs, Nancy Coffey, Brooke Coleman, Michael Patrick Curtis, Lesley Gadomski, Steven Gallo, Leslie Gurland, Mark Bach, Joseph Hornstein, Bruno LeBault, Lusi Lora, Warren McKinny, Heather Miele, Jennifer Nicosia, Parand Salmassin, Sheila Serbicki, Jimmy Silberman, Stephane Stanyon-Brand, George Swatek III and Megan Yang
Numerical excercises follow many of the chapters to make the book a source reference for briefer workbooks usable in enhanced certification programs.