imports

imports
n. commodities imported from abroad; (US Environmental Protection ) urban solid waste and recyclable products that have been transferred to a state or place to be processed or for final placement which did not originate in that state or place; (Electric Utility) capacity of power or energy acquired by one public service from others under exchange or purchase agreement im·port || ɪm'pɔrt /-'pɔːt n. bringing in of goods from another country; meaning, significance; loading into a program of a file which was created by a different program (Computers) v. bring from another place; bring in goods from a foreign country; signify, imply; be important, be significant

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

См. также в других словарях:

  • imports — [plural] ► the quantity of goods brought into one country from another during a particular period of time, or the value of these goods: »US imports of vehicles from Japan rose to $2.23 billion in March. »growth/increase/decline in imports → See… …   Financial and business terms

  • imports —  , exports  It is implicit in imports that their source is foreign, so it is tautological to write imports from abroad. Similar phrases involving exports, such as exports to overseas fell slightly last month, equally cry out for pruning …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • imports — / ɪmpɔ:ts/ plural noun goods brought into a country from abroad for sale ● Imports from Poland have risen to $1m a year …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • imports — / ɪmpɔ:ts/ plural noun goods brought into a country from abroad for sale ● Imports from Poland have risen to $1m a year. (NOTE: Usually used in the plural, but the singular is used before a noun.) …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • Imports —   Receipts of goods into the 50 States and the District of Columbia from U.S. possessions and territories or from foreign countries.   U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration s Energy Glossary   *** (Electric utility)   Power… …   Energy terms

  • imports — Goods or services purchased from another country. See import duty; import quota; import restrictions …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • imports —   Waiwai ho opae mai, waiwai komo …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • imports — See import …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • imports — present third singular of import plural of import …   Useful english dictionary

  • imports, exports —    Here is a common lapse in an unexpected place: America s booming economy has sucked in imports from abroad (Economist). It is of course implicit in imports that their source is foreign, so delete from abroad. Similar phrases involving exports …   Dictionary of troublesome word


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