inventorying inventorying

Definition(s):

  • (n) making an itemized list of merchandise or supplies on hand

Usage(s):

  1. In addition to counting heads with helmets on them and inventorying the enemy's hardware, the American arithmetic of fear has always factored in an ideological multiplier.
  2. The state of Maine is currently inventorying some 3,350 islands off its coast.
  3. The Republican National Committee is still inventorying her wardrobe.

News

  • Munitions found in Alamogordo storage unit

    Alamogordo police and Air Force investigators are inventorying weapons, military ammunition and other items found in a storage locker to find out whether it includes government property.
    on July 24, 2013     Source: News West 9 Midland

Quotes

  1. "If the price is going to be lower in the future because of more supply and less demand that price is going to come down in the future, that gives producers and others an incentive to sell more today rather than hoarding it, inventorying it, or...
    on Jul 28, 2008 By: Martin Feldstein Source: FOXNews

  2. "We require a coordinated strategy for dealing with our labour challenges," Nixon added. "We must do a better job of inventorying the skills we need, now and in the future. We must do a better job at developing the right policies and programs...
    on Oct 10, 2006 By: Gordon Nixon Source: Canada NewsWire (press release)

Word of the Day
maxim maxim
/ˈmæk səm /