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DDE

Overview page. Subjects: Accounting — Computing.

1 Abbrev. for direct data entry. See data entry.

2 Abbrev. for dynamic data exchange link. A link between documents created in...

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Loder, Robert

Joan Thirsk.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Accounting; Agriculture and Farming. 704 words.

Loder, Robert (bap. 1589, d. 1638), farmer and accounts keeper, was baptized at Harwell, Berkshire, on 1 November 1589, one of three sons of John Loder (d. 1595) and of his wife, Elizabeth (null...

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Mellis, John

Thompson Cooper.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Pure Mathematics; Accounting. 357 words.

Mellis, John (fl. c. 1564–1588), writer on arithmetic and bookkeeping, came from Norwich, but few details of his life are known and there is no record of his death. He had...

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return period

Overview page. Subjects: Science and Mathematics — Accounting.

The frequency, based on statistical analysis of past records, with which a particular environmental hazard may be expected.

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statistical sample

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry — Accounting.

A finite selection of items from a population of which the measurement of a variable will give a close approximation to the distribution of that variable in the whole population. See also...

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Titford, William Jowett

Anthony Richard Titford.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Accounting; Botany. 799 words.

Titford, William Jowett (1784–1823), accountant and botanist, was born on 13 May 1784 at Kingston, Jamaica, the eldest of four children of Isaac Titford (1760–1834), army surgeon in the...

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