Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
It. firma, the (firm, sure, or confirming) signature or subscription, or Pg. firma, signature, firm, cf. Sp. firma, signature; all fr. L. firmus, adj., firm. See Firm (a.)
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
It. firma, from L. firmus. See Farm.
The larva has twelve legs or arms, large compound eyes, and suckers enabling it to cling firmly.
"Chatterbox, 1906" by Various
He's all there is of the firm, except the money the Collingsbys put in.
"Desk and Debit" by Oliver Optic
Three of the firm members had been employed chauffeurs and thus got the idea and the money to start the firm.
"The Negro at Work in New York City" by George Edmund Haynes
By tilting the weight to the wall the upright board is firm enough to hold its place against any pressing out in building the beds.
"Mushrooms: how to grow them" by William Falconer
He stood firm on his own feet, in a place which his own hand had won.
"Allison Bain" by Margaret Murray Robertson
The more compressed, short, and firm the forehead, the more compression and firmness, and the less volatility in the man.
"The World's Greatest Books - Volume 15 - Science" by Various
His son's lips were firmly set; he made no answer.
"A Son of Hagar" by Sir Hall Caine
The point is that when they say 'Home Rails Firm,' they don't mean that the rails themselves are firm.
"Happy Days" by Alan Alexander Milne
The flesh is solid, though the central core is less firm.
"Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc." by George Francis Atkinson
The cash assets of the firm had suddenly disappeared.
"The Girl from Sunset Ranch" by Amy Bell Marlowe
Unshaken as the sacred hill,
And firm as mountains be,
Firm as a rock the soul shall rest
That leans, O Lord, on thee.
"Psalm 125" by Isaac Watts
But he, in the hour of triumph
Who wise and firmly stood
Planning for them large mercies,
Lies weltering in his blood.
"Death Of President Lincoln" by Nora Pembroke
Gie me a friend 'at aw can trust,
'An tell mi secrets to;
One tender-hearted, firm an' just,
Who sticks to what is true.
"What Aw Want" by John Hartley
Kingdoms on firm foundations stand,
While virtue finds reward;
And sinners perish from the land
By justice and the sword.
"Hymn 149" by Isaac Watts
Firm on a rock he made me stand,
And taught my cheerful tongue
To praise the wonders of his hand,
In a new thankful song.
"Psalm 40 Part 1" by Isaac Watts
Up, then, dance we to the song,
Care, for ever be thou gone!
Firm at length shall be my step,
High again my spirit leap!
"Up, Then, Dance We To The Song" by Walther von der Vogelweide
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A law firm like Howrey—founded in Washington in 1956 and only three years ago the eighth-highest-grossing law firm in DC—doesn't go into a tailspin overnight.
Lawyers who depart one law firm for another, and those law firms, must be attentive to ethical concerns arising from such changes in affiliation.
Under the new program-trading regulation, member firms would have to complete and submit trading information and data regarding program trading within 48 hours of the trades, according to the memo distributed to member firms.
Mr Viswanathan is based in the firm's London headquarters and will report to David Lofthouse, Prologue 's CEO and founder, according to a news release from the firm.
Numerous surveys and studies indicate that women make up no more than 20 percent of the partnerships at most large firms, and hold an even smaller percentage of senior firm or practice management positions.
Capesize Markets Quiet, Remain Firm Capesize markets were quieter worldwide last week, although rates remained firm.
When Darlene Rotch 's firm, Panorama Public Relations, began working for a small government firm in 2001 in Washington, DC, she had no idea her client would be thrust into the national spotlight so quickly.
Page 1 of 2 Security and compliance firm Tripwire has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by private equity firm Thoma Bravo, a move that executives say will enable the company to expand its portfolio and geographic reach.
Law Firms Embracing Diversity In A Superlative Law Firm Culture.
"She is a lawyer in a white-shoe firm," wrote Randy Kennedy in The New York Times about Tiffany Palmer, an attorney at a prestigious law firm.
Many firms being acquired are specialty engineering firms.
Law firm as special counsel, according to an announcement by the firm this afternoon.
Detroit-based Huron Capital Partners LLC, the state's largest private equity firm, has made its 61st acquisition, an engineering firm that specializes in software that analyzes risk at nuclear power plants.
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Information and Organization: A New Perspective on the Theory of the Firm.
The Scientometrics of a Triple Helix of University-Industry-Government Relations
Number of firms for which the null hypothesis of non-stationary data can be rejected at 5% (*rejected at 1%).
Credit derivatives: instruments of hedging and factors of instability. The example of ?Credit Default Swaps? on French reference entities
Research partly supported by the European Research Council under the grant 228053-FiRM.
Wellposedness of Second Order Backward SDEs
Journal of Political Economy, 99, 483-499 (1991). 4. A. Thomas. Increasing Returns, Congestion Costs and the Geographic Concentration of Firms. Mimeo, International Monetary Fund, 1997. 5. G. Hanson. Market Potential, Increasing Returns, and Geographic concentration. Working Paper, NBER, Cambridge, 1998.
The Importance of Increasing Returns to Scale in the Process of Agglomeration in Portugal: A Non-linear Empirical Analysis
Firm in the belief that we actually have a well deﬁned, convergent expression, we allow ourselves to do the d3 k integral ﬁrst and to use some iǫ manipulations in dealing with seemingly ill-deﬁned expressions.
Classical Radiation of a Finite Number of Photons