echelon echelon  /ˈɛ ʃə ˌlɑn/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a body of troops arranged in a line
  2. (n) a diffraction grating consisting of a pile of plates of equal thickness arranged stepwise with a constant offset

Usage(s):

  1. Depending on how you define an upper-echelon official, the princelings number anywhere from 5,000 to 100,000.
  2. Some of his colleagues caustically pointed out that he could credit his clean slate at least in part to his exclusion from the agency's decision-making echelon.
  3. Lower-echelon Thaksin stalwarts would have to reconstitute themselves as a proxy party.

News

  1. Recruiting Agencies Opt for Top Echelon’s Hiring Hook Websites in May

    Three recruiting agencies bought a full-build responsive design website from the Hiring Hook website service during the month of May. Hiring Hook is a product of Top Echelon, a company dedicated to helping executive recruiters make more placements. (PRWeb June 15, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/recruiting-agencies-buy/recruiting-websites/prweb10836140.htm
    on June 15, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Gail Williams Top Recruiter in Pacific Region for Top Echelon in 2012

    Executive recruiter Gail Williams of Williams Recruiting, Inc. in Seattle, Washington won the 2012 Pacific Region Award for her performance as a Preferred Member of Top Echelon Network, an elite recruiting network of highly specialized search firms. (PRWeb June 14, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/gail-williams-top-network/-recruiter-in-seattle/prweb10834992.htm
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Three Recruiting Agencies Join Top Echelon’s Split Network in May

    Top Echelon Network, an elite recruiting network of highly specialized search firms, welcomed three recruiting agencies to the ranks of its Preferred Members during the month of May. (PRWeb June 11, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/three-agencies-join/recruiting-network/prweb10823621.htm
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "There will be a trickle down effect, yeah, whether players are moving or not moving. And everyone will move to Plan B, to Plan C, to Plan D based on what all of them do," Minnesota coach Kurt Rambis said. "There is an upper echelon group of...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Kurt Rambis Source: The Associated Press

  2. "We've got to turn the corner," coach Charlie Weis said. "Right now, we're just a nice, solid team. That won't cut it. We want to be an upper-echelon team."
    on Jan 3, 2007 By: Charlie Weis Source: Forbes

  3. "I've always put Lleyton in the top echelon of guys on grass," said Roddick, who could square off with Hewitt for a place in the semi-finals. "A lot of people talk about how well I played over the weekend last year but I barely beat Lleyton...
    on Jun 19, 2010 By: Andy Roddick Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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