inventorying

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n inventorying making an itemized list of merchandise or supplies on hand "an inventory may be necessary to see if anything is missing","they held an inventory every month"
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Quotations

  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “A careful inventory of all your past experiences may disclose the startling fact that everything has happened for the best.”
  • L. W. Lockhart
    L. W. Lockhart
    “Language is the inventory of human experience.”

Usage

In literature:

The inventory is curious.
"Renaissance in Italy, Volume 1 (of 7)" by John Addington Symonds
However, when they came to take an inventory, the ring was not to be found.
"Mr. Pat's Little Girl" by Mary F. Leonard
Gulliver afterward saw this inventory.
"Young Folks Treasury, Volume 3 (of 12)" by Various
The inventory of Jonathan Edwards' property is interesting.
"Jukes-Edwards" by A. E. Winship
He had stood over the distressed B while he was making an inventory of his resources.
"How To Write Special Feature Articles" by Willard Grosvenor Bleyer
On what principles could we make out a schedule or inventory of human nature, and decide on world-values in men?
"Crowds" by Gerald Stanley Lee
He was left in the room for five or six minutes, and was able to make a full mental inventory of its contents.
"The Claverings" by Anthony Trollope
Caithness, Inventory of Monuments and Constructions in the County of.
"Sutherland and Caithness in Saga-Time" by James Gray
The Church (Brigham sole and simple) examines and approves my inventory.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 13, No. 78, April, 1864" by Various
Gordon, is the inventory taken?
"Valentine M'Clutchy, The Irish Agent The Works of William Carleton, Volume Two" by William Carleton
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In news:

As of July 1, 2005, sheep and lamb inventory in the United States totaled 7.8 million head, 2-percent above one year ago.
As photographers, I think we reach others not just by building a sterile inventory of detail, but by seeking pristine and primal light and using it to the landscape's advantage.
Proactive maintenance, streamlined inventory management and high-performance lubricants can help deliver a competitive edge.
Agencies take inventory of IT assets.
The Archives of American Mathematics is pleased to make an online inventory of the New Mathematical Library (NML) Records available to researchers.
Personnel are now stocking the new downtown store with inventory and expect to open for business within two weeks.
The deputies began an inventory, starting outside a Spalding County house: a Dodge pickup truck reported stolen from Cobb County.
Savings on inventory, waste, and obsolescence costs.
This extra inventory imposes not just the extra purchase price, but also extra costs related to management and maintenance.
Pimco has identified three key indicators of market weakness: inventory of unsold homes, price discounting and slowness in affordability.
A high-end home is hard to find, Charlotte builders say as they try to replenish depleted inventory.
Relatively weak US gasoline deliveries, a proxy for demand, combined with record high domestic production and rising imports to help replenish gasoline inventories in May though they remain below year-ago levels.
His wife, Shana, says the team is considering all options and selling the remaining inventory is a possibility.
When every hour is rush hour, keep the inventory traffic moving seamlessly.
Used car inventories on the rise and it's due to a rise in new car sales.
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In science:

The aim of this discussion is to make an inventory of the theoretical approaches to the problem, and of their realizations in the form of FORTRAN codes, rather than to give an exhaustive description of the programs, which can be found in the literature.
Precision Physics at LEP
The goal of this discussion is to make an inventory of the theoretical approaches to the problem and of their realizations in the form of FORTRAN codes, rather then to give an exhaustive description of the programs.
Precision Physics at LEP
Where do things stand? I will stick my neck out and claim that we are probably not missing a dynamically important individual galaxy from our current inventory.
Conference Summary: Mapping the Hidden Universe
Dwarf galaxies can have a lot of gas for their light and are reasonably numerous but still contribute only a tiny fraction of the neutral Hydrogen inventory in the zero redshift Universe.
Conference Summary: Mapping the Hidden Universe
The catalogue represents the most complete inventory of stars within a distance of 25 pc from the Sun.
The evolution of the Milky Way monitored in the solar neighbourhood
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