GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. considered one item at a time; -- contrasted with using general rules for groups of items considered by their class.
- adj. separate and distinct from others of the same kind
“Mr. Herkert said he expects "a vendor-by-vendor, and in some cases, item-by-item discussion of what does or does not get passed through" to consumers.”
“I was going to go through your e-mail item-by-item, but I don't have the energy.”
“Ocean Conservancy collects that data and publishes it every year in our Ocean Trash Index, the only item-by-item, location-by-location accounting of what's trashing our ocean.”
“After they had individually experienced separate readings with each of the three mediums and we had had the tapes transcribed and prepared for item-by-item scoring of the responses, they would then have the daunting task of carefully rating all of the readings.”
“The agency's staff members recently completed an item-by-item assessment and are in the final stages of estimating the cost of a full preservation, including digitizing images of the pages.”
“Masson proffered a list of Russian goods found in the bazaars of Kabul which he dissected item-by-item in order to demonstrate the superiority of comparable English commodities on each count. 64 His attention to paper is typical:”
“John Hurst, the president of the Retailers Association of Massachusetts, "said consumers will benefit in the form of lower prices and shortened lines once stores no longer need to devote resources to item-by-item pricing.”
“I'm not going to refute item-by-item as your language suggests its a wasted effort.”
“Although I would oppose legislative enactment of the Criteria, NCRP's earnest contribution to the discussion of these issues deserves an item-by-item response, and that's what I shall try to do in the posts that follow.”
“Most noticeable, on an item-by-item basis, is the new “send to” menu.”
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