billed billed  /ˈbɪld/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having a beak or bill as specified

Usage(s):

  1. Though billed as a memoir, Maxine Hong Kingston's first book was, in fact, a novel about being more or less Chinese in the world.
  2. This arrangement ended in 1939 after Nubar billed the company $4.
  3. The long-billed and the slender-billed vulture populations have also fallen nearly 97%, according to a 2007 study published in the Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society.

News

  1. Nevada employers billed to refill unemployment fund

    Nevada employers will soon be billed an average of $25 per employee per year to cover interest on loans taken to pay out jobless benefits.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Reno Gazette-Journal

  2. Nev. employers billed to refill unemployment fund

    Nevada employers will soon be billed an average of $25 per employee per year to cover interest on loans taken to pay out jobless benefits.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: KTNV Las Vegas

  3. First Looks: Just Mobile AluPocket

    Billed as "the iPhone wall mount," Just Mobile's new AluPocket ($30) is a handsome and minimalist wall mounting accessory for any iPhone model, using an internal plastic clip system to accommodate varying device thicknesses and cases. The front of the disc-shaped pocket is a single piece of gently curved aluminum, while the rest is hard black plastic. A groove down the front center lets you ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: iLounge

Quotes

  1. "We're under the radar. It's being billed as a David and Goliath situation. But that's OK," Colorado Rockies reliever Matt Herges said Monday. "We're as confident as anybody, we're as hot as anybody. We think we're as good as anybody."
    on Oct 22, 2007 By: Matt Herges Source: Forbes

  2. "Two low-fat Twinkies, billed as a health food, contain the same amount of sugar as an oral glucose tolerance test - a test used to determine how much sugar someone can digest," Ludwig says.
    on Sep 20, 2007 By: David Ludwig Source: EurekAlert (press release)

  3. "The summit will be billed as a success," said Dmitry Trenin, director of the Carnegie Centre in Moscow. "The question is which way from the summit, whether the summit leads to a relationship that will gradually undo the real problems."
    on Jul 5, 2009 By: Dmitry Medvedev Source: AFP

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