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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 Illinois Report Card, at illinoisreportcard.com, has two main components: the At-a-Glance Report about each school or district and the online report card.
Job postings with at-a-glance details such as the job title and location across job types full-time, part-time and internship jobs.
The intention is to provide enough at-a-glance information to make the typical programmer new to various concepts get up to speed quickly for their own projects.
The book is enhanced with beautiful illustrations, and its at-a-glance format makes it a quick and easy reference.
At-a-glance condition status and program password protection are ideal for busy laboratories.
New features include an upgraded schedule page and benefits at-a-glance.
Inside the cabinets, specialized compartments and customizable color-coded bins further enhance organization and productivity by offering at-a-glance retrieval.
Each features 32 pages of facts in full color which include panels of at-a-glance information, colorful examples of science and physiology concepts linked to a young learner's experiences, and key information.
Ingredient icons will provide "at-a-glance" information about the main active ingredients deployed.
Additionally, the systems feature a user-friendly interface with relevant information available at-a-glance.
This definitive, user-friendly guide features nearly 300 color photographs, along with crop profiles and charts of at-a-glance seed-saving essentials.
Included are maps, directions, GPS coordinates, and highlights for 75 outdoor destinations in the titular states, as well as safety tips, activity ideas, educational essays, and an at-a-glance trip planner for selecting the ideal excursion.
For students, practical tips on how to excel in your exams and an at-a-glance guide to "clearing" will help you along the way.
On the Nexus website - www.nexus.org.uk - there is also a handy at-a-glance guide to travel over the holidays.