introductory column

introductory column

[¦in·trə¦dək·tə·rē ′käl·əm]
(mining engineering)
The highest and first column that is inserted in casing a borehole.
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In our introductory column in November, I spoke of profiling right-minded environmental health projects that address the numerous challenges agencies face today.
In her introductory column as editor in the May/June issue, Robertson pledged that the magazine would "work at a small part of the huge task of turning knowledge into wisdom" During her tenure she published work by Nobel laureate H.
This month's introductory column points out that 30% of your current energy usage could be wasted, and that two-thirds of that amount could be saved through no-cost or low-cost management and maintenance improvements.
This introductory column is meant to get you thinking about how ethics plays out in your nursing practice.
Exactly 6 1/2 years ago, I opened the October issue with an introductory column describing myself as a pro-growth, liberal Democrat.
That, indeed, was how my introductory column would have read had it not been for the text message that crazily frogged its way into my mobile as I sped north on GNER towards the nation's capital of tranquillity.
My introductory column will explain the many versions of QuickBooks now available.
Michael Kramer, editorial director, contends in his introductory column, "just as every journalist tries to unmask the secrets that others have promised to keep, when it comes to some of journalism's secrets, we believe that we should pry, too.
It means nothing, or practically nothing,'' Kinsley wrote in an introductory column.
In his introductory column, Synygy president and CEO Mark A.
Michael Comeau's introductory column can be read here ; the follow-up story can be read here.