from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of parcel.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of dividing and distributing in portions or parts.
- n. Long, narrow slips of canvas daubed with tar and wound about a rope like a bandage, before it is served; used, also, in mousing on the stayes, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Nautical, long narrow strips of canvas, generally tarred, wound spirally about a rope so as to give a smooth surface. Also parsling.
- n. Nautical, the process of wrapping or winding a rope with parceling, or tarred strips of canvas.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of distributing by allotting or apportioning; distribution according to a plan
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That has some betting Deutsche Post may have to start with small steps, such as parceling out more of its domestic ground business to smaller resellers that already do outsourcing work for DHL.
The city will only allow 240,000 new car registrations in 2011 — two-thirds less than last year — and is parceling them out via the monthly online lottery.
The city will only allow 240,000 new car registrations in 2011 - two-thirds less than last year - and is parceling them out through the monthly online lottery.
Sandbrook sensibly points out in his preface that parceling up history into ten-year chunks is merely a journalistic trick borrowed from the calendar, and it often obscures as much as it illuminates the past.
The powers that be actually look at the quality of the answers and posts before parceling out the goodies.
He appeared to put in place an orderly succession plan, parceling out pieces of his business to his various children.
That is why we need to consider the types of fiscal constraints and punishments proposed by Mr. Malpass; otherwise, career politicians who survive and prosper by parceling out government dollars will keep buying votes as long as we keep selling them.
Finally, the season contains just 13 episodes so parceling out four to a volume is just annoying in every way.
And it is the ubiquitous barrier between trust and fear -- the mentality rather than reality of scarcity -- that requires the parceling up and hoarding of resources.
If it had trouble parceling out the financing, J.P. Morgan would be left holding the commitment and have to set aside capital for it, something few rivals have the heft for.
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