service agency


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n service agency a business that makes its facilities available to others for a fee; achieves economy of scale
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In literature:

Special Agents of the Secret Service don't wear uniforms, but the Secret Service also has two uniformed police agencies.
"Hacker Crackdown" by Bruce Sterling
Jennifer Glass worked in a downtown social service agency full time.
"Wild Justice" by Ruth M. Sprague
The Soil Conservation Service (SCS), a U.S. Government agency, has probably put a soil auger into your very land or a plot close by.
"Gardening Without Irrigation: or without much, anyway" by Steve Solomon
The Negro physician is one of the most efficient agencies to render this national service.
"The Journal of Negro History, Vol. I. Jan. 1916" by Various
Gradually those philanthropic agencies that are endeavoring to be of service to the girls learn to know the dangers in these places.
"A New Conscience And An Ancient Evil" by Jane Addams
The need of the more skilful sort of service in the professions, in manufacture, in agency of all sorts, is sure to persist.
"The Unpopular Review, Volume II Number 3" by Various
The amount that Brennan was prepared to offer could not compel the services of a private agency on a full-time basis.
"The Fourth R" by George Oliver Smith
No doubt Craig would consider that the extra service was an acceptable bonus, over and above what the agency had done.
"Joan of Arc of the North Woods" by Holman Day
From a dream of freedom to the service of love through the agency of death.
"Sacrifice" by Stephen French Whitman
The service rendered by these agencies must ever be remembered as of the most vital and important character.
"Church Cooperation in Community Life" by Paul L. Vogt
One of the Pocatello pastors went up to hold such a service at the Agency and Ben was present.
"Trail Tales" by James David Gillilan
They don't make a distinction between the civilian space agency and the military services.
"The Flying Stingaree" by Harold Leland Goodwin
The boys in the service became largely socialized through the tremendous, constant work of the welfare agencies.
"A Jewish Chaplain in France" by Lee J. Levinger
He earned more that day than I ever paid the agency for his services.
"Sawdust & Spangles" by W. C. Coup
Drug-related crimes overwhelm our courts, social service agencies, and police.
"What Works: Schools Without Drugs" by United States Department of Education
The coordination of all the relief agencies arising, into one central relief service.
"Catastrophe and Social Change" by Samuel Henry Prince
I'll wait around here for about a week and then I'll tackle one of the domestic service agencies.
"Out of the Air" by Inez Haynes Irwin
The latest development in the socialized church is its service as a welfare agency.
"The History of the Negro Church" by Carter Godwin Woodson
There is no social service agency around here.
"The Mystery of Jockey Hollow" by Cleo Garis
But there are numerous families which fall into distress and need the services of the social case-work agency.
"New Homes for Old" by Sophonisba Preston Breckinridge

In news:

MANKATO (KMKO) – The Farm Service Agency has authorized emergency haying of Conservation Reserve Program acres in 70 Minnesota counties.
(Des Moines, Iowa) Iowa State Executive Director for USDA Farm Service Agency, John R Whitaker, announced that the US Department of Agriculture has designated 62 Iowa counties as part of a Secretarial Natural Disaster Designation.
Border service agency boss accused of breaking expense rules.
More than 1,000 job cuts at Canada Border Service Agency .
Farm Service Agency encourages farmers to vote for committee.
Farm Service Agency Administrator Juan M Garcia recently announced that the 2012 FSA county committee elections began on Monday, Nov 5, with the mailing of ballots to eligible voters.
Emergency help available through Farm Service Agency .
Farm Service Agency Committee elections begin.
Farm Service Agency allocates funds for minorities and women.
The US Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency has a portion of its farm loan program funds specifically allocated for minority and women producers announced Judy Olson, state executive director.
Tama County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Anna Boecker has announced that the Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) program enrollment for 2011 crop year losses begins October 22, 2012.
Garcia named Farm Service Agency administrator.
Farm Service Agency information from Nancy Booth, Ashland County FSA executive director.
Anna Boecker, county executive director and Jon Northrup, farm loan manager for the Tama County Farm Service Agency (FSA), have announced that more action has been taken to assist producers impacted by the drought.
ROSCOE — Lucia M Hauge Agency, an Allstate Insurance agency located at 10602 Franklin St, Suite 2, Roscoe, was named a Premier Service Agency for 2012.

In science:

Have you in the past 12 months ever had a job or worked for an employment agency in addition to your benefit without informing the Department of Social Services? 2.
Accounting for self-protective responses in randomized response data from a social security survey using the zero-inflated Poisson model
The National Environmental Agency (NEA) wishes to provide realtime weather data service through the Cloud platform.
Cloud and the City: Facilitating Flexible Access Control over Data Streams
Reference herein to any specific commercial products process, or service by its trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the United States Government or any agency thereof, or The Regents of the University of California.
Nonlocality, Counterfactual, and Consistent Histories
In addition Government agencies and security services maybe the first to adopt this.
Will the Butterfly Cipher keep your Network Data secure? Developments in Computer Encryption
The community of VO data and service providers is therefore diverse both in the size of the teams, and in the context in which they work, and range from large national or international agencies to small teams working in scientific laboratories.
Astronomical Data Management
In the US this was through the Federal US Forest Service and through State agencies; in Canada this was the Canadian Forest Service; in Australia this was through the Commonwealth Forestry and Timber Bureau in conjunction with various state authorities.
A review of wildland fire spread modelling, 1990-present, 1: Physical and quasi-physical models
Thus the NUSEL shipping and receiving, computing, inventory, library, and visitor services would fit within this group, as would all funding agency reporting requirements.
Reference Design Project Book: NUSEL-Homestake
Other examples are given by the problem of matching demands and supply of business or personal profiles in online auctions, e-commerce, recruitment agencies, or dating services.
Mathematical model of interest matchmaking in electronic social networks
Ingham, The Distribution of Prime Numbers, Reprint, Stechert-Hafner Service Agency, New York and London, 1964.
An analogue of Selberg's formula for Motohashi's product