Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A common North American snipe (Capella gallinago subsp. delicata.)

Etymologies

After Alexander Wilson (1766-1813), Scottish-born American ornithologist.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • Its Income Strategy Evaluator aims to cover such essential expenses as housing and food with highly predictable income sources such as Social Security and defined-benefit pension checks.

    Nest Egg: Break Here

  • Fidelity Investment's new Income Strategy Evaluator is open to anyone who walks into a branch, calls a toll-free number or logs on to the company's website.

    Nest Egg: Break Here

  • Today our Brand Impact Evaluator and Commercial Value Calculator are far more robust, taking into account not only the quantity, but also the quality of time the brand is in the mind of the consumer not just on the air, as well as the subtle, and not so subtle, ways true marketers squeeze value out of every dollar they spend.

    Motorola Wins The ROI Game In Super Bowl XLV

  • While we cannot be totally objective--having negotiated the Motorola sponsorship years ago--our Brand Impact Evaluator estimates the Super Bowl value to Motorola at well over $100 million, despite a cost that is significantly less than that and confidential and an advertising value alone in excess of $60 million, despite not having bought a single commercial except for the spot featuring the Xoom.

    Motorola Wins The ROI Game In Super Bowl XLV

  • Watson tackles the second question by using a Game State Evaluator (GSE), a complex regression model that estimates Watson's winning chances at any stage of the game, given the information set that describes the current game state (for example, the scores of the three players, the number of remaining clues, the value of remaining clues, and the number of remaining DDs).

    Dr. Gerald Tesauro: IBM Watson's Jeopardy! Wagering Strategies

  • Some new advisory services, including Fidelity's Income Strategy Evaluator and Charles Schwab's Retirement Planning Consultation, can help retirees devise a plan to tap their accounts, while minimizing tax bills and the risk of going broke.

    Ready to Retire? Here's a Five-Year Pre-Retirement Plan.

  • VIEW FAVORITES yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'H1N1 Flu Self-Evaluator by US Government'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'This quicklink will take you to a website operated by the Department of Health and Human Services.

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: H1N1 Flu Self-Evaluator by US Government

  • OCLC Openly Informatics has just released the Openly Link Evaluator, developed to help libraries deal with one aspect of the e-Journal fulfillment problem - How does a library easily and quiuckly determine which journals and other electronic resource have "disappeared" because of subscription snafus?

    January 2007

  • The Fair Use Evaluator helps you make a fair use determination.

    Copyright Advisory Network Offers Copyright Clarity

  • Yes, this all sounds awfully close to that lovable Waste Allocation Load Lifter Earth-class, WALL-E, and the love of his life, EVE (Extra-terrestrial Vegetation Evaluator), so maybe get Steve Jobs and Disney somehow involved in the marketing of the concept.

    Patrick Takahashi: Wall-E, Eve and Barack

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