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 (single) ˈglance

immediately; with only a quick look: He could tell at a glance what was wrong.
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The MAP home page provides an at-a-glance view of each piece of connected equipment, said Dan Tyson, product manager, indoor packaged equipment, Applied DX Systems at Johnson Controls.
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Educators can access analyze print and share student information as well as aggregate and disaggregate data on groups and subgroups based on variables, including demographics and test results via a guided Q and A format and at-a-glance reports.
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This is crucial because readers rely heavily on immediate, at-a-glance perceptions for their understanding.
Both Windows and Mac versions are covered in a guide that pairs color screen shots and photo examples throughout with sidebars and boxes of quick at-a-glance information.