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direct

1. (of government, decisions, etc.) by or from the electorate rather than through representatives
2. Logic Maths (of a proof) progressing from the premises to the conclusion, rather than eliminating the possibility of the falsehood of the conclusion
3. Astronomy moving from west to east on the celestial sphere
4. 
a. of or relating to direct current
b. (of a secondary induced current) having the same direction as the primary current
5. Music
a. (of motion) in the same direction
b. (of an interval or chord) in root position; not inverted

Direct

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

When a planet is moving from west to east in the natural order of the zodiac, it is said to be moving direct. Direct is the antonym to retrograde, which is the apparent movement of a planet backward through the zodiac.

direct

A straight-line flight between two navigation aids, fixes, points, or any combination thereof. It is that portion of flight not flown on radials or courses of established airways. When used by pilots to describe off-airway routes, the points defining direct route segments become compulsory reporting points unless the aircraft is under radar contact. Also called direct flight.
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However, most of the time we cannot both improve accuracy and reduce direct costs.
The Commission's informal document is in fact set to address this request by defining direct costs for major infrastructures.
Any expense that is not a direct cost of sales is a fixed expense--an expense that isn't going to vary, regardless of your sales.
This means that if seemingly similar costs are treated as both direct costs and indirect costs, the rationale behind the cost determination must be validated.
State-specific direct costs were estimated for those aged [greater than or equal to]18 years and lost earnings for the working-age population aged 18-64 years.
One practical implication of the TAM is taxpayers may expect agents to be more aggressive in scrutinizing the treatment of costs of so-called multifunctional departments that taxpayers view as mixed service departments, and applying traditional cost accounting principles that were embraced by the Service in this TAM to rule out (or in) costs that are in fact direct costs.
At that stage, we thought that the direct costs seemed acceptable--after all, we know we all have to play our part in meeting the Kyoto objectives.
Direct costs include hardware and software acquisition, power consumption, maintenance and floor space.
Your total sales revenue has three components: direct costs, indirect costs, and profit.
1) In an analysis taking into account various direct costs of pill use (e.
Direct costs margin is generated after paying for costs that are directly associated with the product or service being sold.