brochure

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n brochure a small book usually having a paper cover
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In a stroke of irony, the maximum security prison in St. Albans, Vermont, was responsible in 1996 for sending out public relations brochures enticing tourists to visit Vermont.
    • n Brochure A printed and stitched book containing only a few leaves; a pamphlet; a single sheet folded to make four pages.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n brochure A pamphlet; an unbound book, of which the sheets are held together by sewing only. See broché.
    • n brochure Specifically, a small pamphlet, or one on a matter of transitory interest.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Brochure bro-shōōr′ a pamphlet.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F., fr. brocher, to stitch. See Broach (v. t.)
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Lit. a small book stitched, Fr.—brocher, to stitch—broche, a needle. See Broach.

Usage

In literature:

And only the lunatic, I suppose, may compose a medical brochure on insanity.
"The Kempton-Wace Letters" by Jack London
No less than ten brochures were issued.
"A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718" by Wallace Notestein
The library contains 70,041 volumes, 14,626 unbound brochures, and 514 maps and charts.
"A Frenchman in America" by Max O'Rell
What use does your highness intend to make of this brochure?
"Black Diamonds" by Mór Jókai
A page from an advertising brochure of the period verifies the name of the machine, but does not identify the manufacturer.
"The Invention of the Sewing Machine" by Grace Rogers Cooper
A brochure literature began, which swelled up like a sea.
"Pictures of German Life in the XVth XVIth and XVIIth Centuries, Vol. II." by Gustav Freytag
In writing these brochures the girls applied the knowledge they had gained in studying the writing of advertisements.
"One-Act Plays" by Various
I liberated a brochure from the hall table on my way out, thinking I would study it soon.
"Life Blood" by Thomas Hoover
His brochure entitled Bruno Bauer and his Opponents (1842) was seized by the police.
"A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations" by Joseph Mazzini Wheeler
I have been asked to put my ideas in writing in the form of a brochure or letter to the Queen.
"Letters of a Javanese Princess" by Raden Adjeng Kartini
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In news:

Resources for Certified Attorneys Program news, brochure order forms, marketing tips, logos and Capstone e-newsletter.
So we took our unexpected vacation this week, entering the condo through the back, street-side door to be treated to a sight of Pine Island sound that was right out of some New Age relaxation brochure.
Kaeser Compressors has published a new full-color "Booster Compressor Brochure" detailing the recently expanded line of reciprocating booster extra pressure (EP) compressors , which now provide pressures as high as 650 psig.
They said they've been getting a lot of questions ever since a brochure about the collections was mailed to residents.
The Roadside Assistance Sign Language brochure was published in the National Sheriff's Association Magazine.
Usually, I'm not fired up by a tourist brochure I pick up in a hotel lobby.
Screencap from the Troxler 3430 product brochure.
Brochures available 1-866-629-0770 or www.coolbranch.com.
Eight-month old Emitt Bente of Sacramento grabs a brochure while his mother Natalya Bente donated breast milk in Sacramento, Calif, Monday, December 10, 2012.
They look so peaceful in the brochure pictures – you know, without all the people there.
One problem pro AV firms often face is finding ways to measure the effectiveness of these brochures.
"Strenuous," warns the cruise line brochure.
Designed to provide grease, smoke, and odor control for commercial kitchen exhaust systems, the Grabber™ Triple Play and Power Play pollution control units are highlighted in a brochure.
People have seen it movies, heard about it songs, and seen pictures of it on brochures, but still are wondering why they should fall in love with Las Vegas.
If you would like a brochure mailed to you, call 1-800-444-5685 or 507-359-2921.
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In science:

Like all other popular brochures and technical documents brought out earlier, I am sure, this monograph will be well received.
Monte Carlo: Basics
Outokumpu Research Oy, Finland, www.outokumpu.fi/hsc/brochure.htm. De Donder, T. L’affinite.
New Thermodynamic Paradigm of Chemical Equilibria
If I turn now to the future and look at the Constellation-X [White] brochure I see black hole astrophysics, “astro-ecology”, and mapping the distribution of dark matter as the principle scientific challenges.
New Problems for a New Century
Outokumpu Research Oy, Finland, www.outokumpu.fi/hsc/brochure.htm. Bray C., Liebhafsky H., (1931). J.
Discrete Thermodynamics of Chemical Equilibria
The trailer of the Exhibition is at www.youtube.com/watch ?v=K0iKLHGqpTo, its brochure can be retrieved at www.novicosmo.org.
The Impact of Simulations in Cosmology and Galaxy Formation A summary of the Workshop NOVICOSMO 2008
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