federal agency

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n federal agency an administrative unit of government "the Central Intelligence Agency","the Census Bureau","Office of Management and Budget","Tennessee Valley Authority"
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Usage

In literature:

The 2,400 students from 75 federal agencies who make up the FLETC population scarcely seem to make a dent in the low-key local scene.
"Hacker Crackdown" by Bruce Sterling
They are federated in a wholesale agency which buys for them and manufactures on an extensive scale.
"Three Acres and Liberty" by Bolton Hall
In the event of a catastrophic earthquake, a substantial number of Federal agencies would provide support to and be coordinated by FEMA.
"An Assessment of the Consequences and Preparations for a Catastrophic California Earthquake: Findings and Actions Taken" by Various
Independent federal agencies also began to attack racial discrimination.
"Integration of the Armed Forces, 1940-1965" by Morris J. MacGregor Jr.
It has federated existing agencies and enlisted organized religion.
"Society" by Henry Kalloch Rowe
The federation or co-operation of rural social agencies.
"Chapters in Rural Progress" by Kenyon L. Butterfield
Federal Emergency Management Agency.
"Homeland Security Act of 2002" by Committee on Homeland Security, U.S. House of Representatives
In every large district the Raiffeisen banks are federated in a Union, and these Unions culminate in a General Agency.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 3" by Various
NOAA Technical Reports NMFS CIRC are available free in limited numbers to governmental agencies, both Federal and State.
"Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises of the Western North Atlantic" by Stephen Leatherwood
Far better is it that the federal government should leave the distribution of immigrants to private employment agencies.
"Races and Immigrants in America" by John R. Commons
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In news:

Federal Agency Seeking Comment On Sweeping Mortgage Servicer Rule Proposals.
The federal agency now says it underestimated the value of the assets it got from United.
Federal agency aims to make mortgage terms easier to understand.
Federal agency proposes simpler mortgage forms.
Man At Center Of Federal Agency 's Las Vegas Scandal Leaves His Job.
Man behind GSA's lavish Las Vegas conference gone from federal agency .
New federal agency OFR stirs 'Orwellian' fears.
The head of the federal agency that oversees supplies, transportation and office space for the federal government has resigned following reports of lavish spending at a Nevada training conference in 2010.
Federal agency announces funds for Georgia's Conservation Innovation Grant program.
As legal battle continues, federal agency says tribe can use eagles.
SF sues federal agency over gas pipeline safety.
Federal agency sounds alarm on American's pensions.
Federal Agency Cancels Water Delivery to Pennsylvania Town.
Federal agency sues Chicago over vacant-property rules.
Federal Agency Shares Blame In Mine Blast.
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In science:

Council (IHAC) in conjunction with related federal government agencies.
National Information Infrastructure Development in Canada and the U.S.: Redefining Universal Service and Universal Access in the Age of Techno-Economic Convergence
Information Highway Advisory Council (IHAC) and related federal government agencies.
National Information Infrastructure Development in Canada and the U.S.: Redefining Universal Service and Universal Access in the Age of Techno-Economic Convergence
As part of the QUANTUS pro ject, we appreciate the support of the German Space Agency DLR with funds provided by the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi) under grant number DLR 50 WM 0837.
Rotation in relativity and the propagation of light
This research was conducted using the resources of the Cornell Theory Center, which receives funding from Cornell University, New York State, federal agencies, foundations, and corporate partners.
Three-dimensional Simulations of Disk Accretion to an Inclined Dipole: I. Magnetospheric Flow at Different Theta
In the early 1950s, formal research initiatives by Federal and State Government forestry agencies commenced concerted efforts to build fire danger rating systems that embodied a fire behaviour prediction component in order to better prepare for fire events.
A review of wildland fire spread modelling, 1990-present, 1: Physical and quasi-physical models
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