employer

Definitions

  • Showing internal columns employed to support the roof
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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n employer a person or firm that employs workers
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The largest employer in the world is the Indian railway system in India, employing over 1.6 million people
    • n Employer One who employs another; as, an employer of workmen.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The Canadian holiday Boxing Day got its name from the custom of giving. Servants were given boxes which had money hidden inside them from their employers. The servants would have to break the box into pieces to get the money
    • n employer One who employs; a user; a person engaging or keeping others in service.
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Quotations

  • Thomas Traherne
    Thomas%20Traherne
    “The soul is made for action, and cannot rest till it be employed. Idleness is its rust. Unless it will up and think and taste and see, all is in vain.”
  • Ogden Nash
    Ogden%20Nash
    “I don't mind their having a lot of money, and I don't care how they employ it, but I do think that they damn well ought to admit they enjoy it.”
  • Adam Smith
    Adam%20Smith
    “With the great part of rich people, the chief employment of riches consists in the parade of riches.”
  • Socrates
    Socrates
    “If a man is proud of his wealth, he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it.”
  • French Proverb
    French Proverb
    “Why kill time when one can employ it.”
  • John Donne
    John%20Donne
    “God employs several translators; some pieces are translated by age, some by sickness, some by war, some by justice.”

Usage

In literature:

He was probably employed in some other work, and prosecuting some other object.
"The Parables of Our Lord" by William Arnot
Our states, and many of our industries, still have the attitude of a certain manufacturer who employs several hundred boys and girls.
"Civics and Health" by William H. Allen
Mr Hooker was soon busily employed in skinning his albatrosses and preparing the skins for stuffing.
"In the Eastern Seas" by W.H.G. Kingston
Or enema injections may be employed.
"Papers on Health" by John Kirk
Employers complain that the vast majority of persons whom they employ are lacking in energy, ambition, and ability.
"Society" by Henry Kalloch Rowe
As a journeyman he served for wages in the employ of a master.
"An Introduction to the Industrial and Social History of England" by Edward Potts Cheyney
While young, the roots are tender and well-flavored, and are sometimes employed for table use.
"The Field and Garden Vegetables of America" by Fearing Burr
Regular Employment for each Member of a Family.
"A Treatise on Domestic Economy" by Catherine Esther Beecher
While in the employ of a mercantile firm at Marseilles, his employers engaged in a speculation in rice.
"Monopolies and the People" by Charles Whiting Baker
Every one was willing, nay anxious, to be useful and employed.
"Woman's Work in the Civil War" by Linus Pierpont Brockett
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In poetry:

I'll seek the faithful and the just,
And will their help enjoy;
These are the friends that I shall trust,
The servants I'll employ.
"Psalm 101" by Isaac Watts
In thee my hopes and wishes meet,
And make my meditations sweet;
Thy praises shall my breath employ,
Till it expire in endless joy.
"Psalm 104" by Isaac Watts
Then shall I see, and hear, and know
All I desired or wished below;
And every power find sweet employ
In that eternal world of joy.
"Psalm 92 part 1" by Isaac Watts
Though Satan still his rule maintained,
And all his arts employed;
That mighty Word his rage restrained,
I could not be destroyed.
"Humbled And Silenced" by John Newton
He shews, alas, with too much truth!
How fruitlessly I spent my youth,
In revelry alone employ'd,
But of each Christian virtue void.
"The Unhappy State Of The Ungodly, After Death" by Rees Prichard
Aw think this world wor made for me,
Net me for th' world's enjoyment;
An to mak th' best ov all aw see
Will find me full employment.
"My Doctrine" by John Hartley

In news:

Tyson Foods Inc has become a full member of the IMAGE program with US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) IMAGE is short for 'ICE Mutual Agreement Between Government and Employers.
This week's Flyer on the Wall employs selective color and subjective contrast to hype a Halloween show featuring Mark Mallman, Shoulder Voices and Mrdrbrd.
Born Aug 8, 1972, at Dexter, son of Nellie Jo Ann Cookson Belcher of Dexter and the late Vernon Leon Belcher , he was employed at Dexter Ag Service Inc in Dexter.
How did white segregationists employing state power to promote personal ends differ from black quota beneficiaries doing same.
One of the saddest stories of the changing Berkshire economy was the long, slow death of KB Toys — the Pittsfield toy company founded in 1922, which at its peak employed about 500 people in the city.
Annette Bernhardt , PhD, is Policy Co-Director of the National Employment Law Project.
For nearly a year, unemployed home health worker Leslie Gilbert of Grand Rapids, Mich. Has fought to get more than $400 in unpaid wages from her former employer.
New and expanding industries in Alabama are adding to the state's employment rolls.
The mistress of a deceased luxury-car dealer — who is suing his boss to honor an employment contract she signed with her late lover.
Started work on Monday as the chief executive of The New York Times Co. Thompson started his new job amid a widening scandal at his former employer.
Among its numerous features, the so-called next-generation biometrics -based system is intended to notify certain employers if their workers are arrested or charged with a crime.
Various biometric options already are being employed or investigated.
Newport and another biosciences firm nearby, Merck Animal Health, together employ 200 people, a small but growing niche.
A neighbor heard about his struggles and with the help of his employer, the Home Depot, a wheelchair ramp was constructed in his backyard for free.
Tae kwon do is a Korean martial art resembling karate but also employs a wide range of moves.
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In science:

This approach has been taken recently by Livne et al. who employed granular hydrodynamics for a stability analysis of the strip state described above.
Symmetry-breaking instability in a prototypical driven granular gas
Two approaches can be employed in obtaining these solutions.
Can the notion of a homogeneous gravitational field be transferred from classical mechanics to the Relativistic Theory of Gravity ?
It can also be employed the following approache for finding the solution of the considered problem in RTG.
Can the notion of a homogeneous gravitational field be transferred from classical mechanics to the Relativistic Theory of Gravity ?
JETSET is employed to perform fragmentation and charmed baryon decays.
MC generators in CHORUS
An extended version of the compressible hydro code VULCAN was employed.
Symmetry breaking and coarsening of clusters in a prototypical driven granular gas
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