at a glance


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at a glance

1. With only a quick look. I have notes hanging all over my cubicle so that I can answer customers' questions at a glance.
2. Used to indicate that something is a brief summary. Here are our fourth quarter projections at a glance.
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at a glance

almost immediately The guide shows at a glance the amount of each type of food that most people need.
Usage notes: often used in newspapers and magazines as the title of a list of important facts: State budget at a glance
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