from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- abbr. Latin Deo volente (God willing)
- abbr. Bible Douay Version
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An abbreviation of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine.
- n. An abbreviation of Doctor of Veterinary Science;
- n. of Doctor of Veterinary Surgery.
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Her writings (including her whimsical "Why Don't You ...?" columns for Bazaar magazine and her madcap memoir D.V.) greatly influenced Let's Bring Back as a concept; the book is partly dedicated to her, and she pops up in nearly every chapter, offering her thoughts on topics ranging from speakeasies to pet cheetahs to larders.
But D.V. -- what discovery learning does or doesn't have an effect on -- was broken down only by the type of measurement used in the studies: post-test scores vs. acquisition scores vs. self-ratings.
Yes, "dependent variable" D.V. was one of the moderators employed to allow more specificity in crunching the results -- along with age of the students, academic subject being taught, and so on.
In fact, the D.V. in education studies is often quite superficial, consisting only of yup standardized test scores or a metric like number of items taught that were correctly recalled.
Featuring confessions from screenwriter D.V. DeVincentis (High Fideility, Grosse Point Blank) and director Harmony Korine (Gummo, Julian Donkey-Boy) along with a crew of talented extras, the Minus Times subverts and celebrates this billion-dollar dreamworld that we rent by the hour.
In addition there were two D.V. vans, a boudoir car, and an inspection car, whilst, as may be imagined, excellent sleeping accommodation was provided.
I should be back here Saturday morning, D.V. Princess
In her wonderful memoir D.V., Diana Vreeland who was born exactly fifty years to the day before me—lucky me! talks about how she prepared nightly for the arrival of her husband.
That's him there on the ground captured on my D.V. camera.
And I suspect there's very few cross-over readers from OEN Diaries to D.V. But I've been arguing for ending the Embargo and normalizing relations with Cuba for years, literally.