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Word: concise

Definition: brief and compact

Sentences Containing 'concise'

"A Concise History of Australia" notes that the book became an "international bestseller".
"Blender"s Hsu Hua commended its concise production and called it "an excellent, punchy album full of youthful swagger and anything-goes experimentation".
A Concise Edition is in preparation, with a planned publication date of 2010.
A concise rule for determining whether phase distinction is preserved in a language or not has been proposed by Cardelli - "If A is a compile-time term and B is a subterm of A, then B must also be a compile-time term."
A short dialogue on the subject of the country ensued, on either side calm and concise and soon put an end to by the entrance of Charlotte and her sister, just returned from her walk.
Aderca's advocacy of Lovinescu's ideas, which implied a rejection of didacticism and political command in art, was the connecting element of the essays he published in 1929: "Mic tratat de estetică sau lumea văzută estetic" ("A Concise Tract on Aesthetics or The World Seen in Aesthetic Terms").
All documentation must be concise to avoid confusion.
Also Camila, a young peasant who is in love with Cervantes, who cheats her into becoming Macías' lover, and whose kind and stoic nature gives her a tragic uniqueness among the rest. With a concise, unsympathetic tone, Azuela takes us along with this band of outcasts as they move along the hills of the country, seemingly struggling for a cause whose leader changes from day to night.
Andy Kellman of Allmusic gave the album four stars out of five and called it a "concise and mostly sweet (if occasionally unremarkable) set of songs," especially praising Elliott's input on the album.
Appel and Haken agreed in a 1977 interview that it was not "elegant, concise, and completely comprehensible by a human mathematical mind".
Formally write down the prominent pattern(s) you perceive in a manner that you can test. Keep your ideas concise and express them in a way that will help you design experiments.
Formulation of optimization models takes place through declarative language elements such as sets, scalar and multidimensional parameters, decision variables, objectives and constraints, which allow for a concise description of most problems in the domain of mathematical optimization.
He became an influential person in Harkin’s career as he saw him develop his knack for clear, concise journalism.
He is best known for his noticeably athletic/muscular physique and for explaining on-field rulings in a manner that is comprehensive yet also clear and concise.
He wrote three other books on names: "A Concise Dictionary of American Place-Names" (1970), "Names on the Globe" (1975), and "American Given Names" (1979).
His writing was described by the judges as "clear, concise, insightful."
In a wonderfully concise way, the work treats of the essentials of Aristotelian logic in the light of comments made by the Persian philosophers: Avicenna and above all Al Farabi.
In his "Guide to Standard Floras of the World", David G. Frodin cited "Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana" as an example of a "modern, relatively 'concise' conventional flora".
In particular, "A Concise History of Painting: From Giotto to Cézanne" by Michael Levey (of the National Gallery in London), originally published in 1962 (ISBN 0-500-20024-6), is a classic and authoritative introduction to the history of European art from the beginnings of perspective in Italy to the foundations of modern art at the start of the 20th century.
It is a convenient tool for describing the internal organization of digital computers in concise and precise manner.
It was titled “An Act to promote the Progress of Useful Arts.” The statute was concise, including only seven sections.
Mosse's first professional position as an historian was at the University of Iowa, where he focused on religion in early modern Europe and published a concise study of the Reformation that became a widely used textbook.
R. Atkinson, who reviewed volume 2 for the "Edinburgh Journal of Botany", considered the book's dichotomous keys "concise and easy to use" and the illustrations "clear although sometimes rather diagrammatic".
Summary, in law, forms many compounds as an adjective meaning "short, concise":
The album was considered a "soul-baring, bedroom-eyed record", which was "swimming in pop hooks"; recommended "fans of sensual, soulful pop in general." Head rock and pop critic Alexis Petridis of "The Guardian" rated "Damita Jo" four out of five stars, saying ""Damita Jo's" opening salvo is an object lesson in keeping things concise.
There is, in Dr. Tillotson's writings, an argument against the _real presence_, which is as concise, and elegant, and strong as any argument can possibly be supposed against a doctrine, so little worthy of a serious refutation.
They're equally at home writing short, concise pop songs, and kicking out the jams.
This allows for a very concise and readable definition of problems in the domain of optimization.
Up until now, has been the most important news that has been passed out of Santiago, as its closest competitor, TVN, which has issued regional news, but shorter and more concise content.
While appreciated by experienced players for being concise, some new players find the icons difficult to learn and decipher.
While this volume has been criticized by some of those who have followed Gurdjieff's teachings as only a partial representation of the totality of his ideas, it nevertheless provides what is probably the most concise explanation of the material that was included.
Within that long list, a relatively small section is devoted to Latin-Rite "orders" for men: The 2012 "Annuario Pontificio", which devotes 19 pages to this information on Latin-Rite "orders" for men, gives 35 pages to Latin-Rite "congregations" for men, 7 to Eastern "orders, religious congregations and societies of apostolic life" for men, and 198 pages to more concise information on religious institutes for women.

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