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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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In what was my introductory column, I mentioned how 'each year felt like an eternity' growing up.
Vocal coaching demands lifelong study for any pianist, but I continue to feel drawn to address it, and am now "biting the bullet" in this introductory column of a whole season of columns to come on the topic of vocal coaching.
Already a member of The CPA Journal Editorial Board and frequent contributor on auditing theory and history, his introductory column concerns a seldom-considered auditing risk: revenue understatement.
In our introductory column in November, I spoke of profiling right-minded environmental health projects that address the numerous challenges agencies face today.
In considering what to write for this piece, I went back to the introductory column Phyllis wrote for FC in Fall 1991.
I Am Not a Computer Whiz will be Ludwig's introductory column.
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.J.
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.
In this introductory column, we've elected to touch on a variety of subjects.
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.