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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 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.
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.