ledger

  1. a record in which commercial accounts are recorded
  2. an accounting journal as a physical object

Ledger

In architecture a ledger is a large flat stone, especially one laid over a tomb. The term is also applied to a horizontal piece of timber secured to the uprights and supporting floor timbers, a staircase, scaffolding, or the like. It differs from an intertie in being intended to carry weight.
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ledger

[n] - a record in which commercial accounts are recorded
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Ledger

A book in which the accounts of a business are kept. In the UK the main ledgers operating within a... <a target=_blank href='http://www.finance-glossary.com/terms/ledger.htm?id=833&ginPtrCode=00000&PopupMode=false' title='Read full definition of ledger'>more</a>
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Ledger

Ledg'er (lĕj'ẽr) noun [ Akin to Dutch legger layer, daybook (fr. leggen to lay, liggen to lie), English ledge , lie . See Lie to be prostrate.] 1. A book in which a summary of accounts is laid up or preserved; the final book of record in...
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ledger

1. A book in which a summary of accounts is laid up or preserved; the final book of record in business transactions, in which all debits and credits from the journal, etc, are placed under appropriate heads. ... Alternative forms: leger. ... 2. A large flat stone, especially. One laid over a tomb. A horizontal piece of timber secured to the upright...
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ledger

leger noun a record in which commercial accounts are recorded; `they got a subpoena to examine our books`
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Ledger

• (n.) A large flat stone, esp. one laid over a tomb. • (n.) A horizontal piece of timber secured to the uprights and supporting floor timbers, a staircase, scaffolding, or the like. It differs from an intertie in being intended to carry weight. • (n.) A book in which a summary of accounts is laid up or preserved; the final book of r...
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ledger

(from the article `bookkeeping`) Although bookkeeping procedures can be extremely complex, all are based on two types of books used in the bookkeeping process—journals and ledgers. A ...
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ledger

(from the article `fishing`) ...angler when the fish swallows it. Common baits are worms, the maggots of certain flies, small fish, bread paste, and cheese. The bait may be ...
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Ledger

[disambiguation] A ledger is a book for recording transactions. Ledger may also refer to: In newspapers: ...
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Ledger

- Any book of accounts containing the summaries of debit and credit entries.
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ledger

A book in which a summary of accounts is laid up or preserved; the final book of record in business transactions, in which all debits and credits from the journal, etc., are placed under appropriate heads. [Written also {leger}.]...
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Ledger

A ledger is the principal book or computer file for recording and totaling economic transactions measured in terms of a monetary unit of account by account type, with debits and credits in separate columns and a beginning monetary balance and ending monetary balance for each account. == Overview == The ledger is a permanent summary of all amounts ...
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Ledger

A slab of stone used horizontally to cover a tomb.
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Ledger

A book of accounts in which data from transactions recorded in journals are posted and thereby class
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Ledger

[software] Ledger is a command-line based double-entry accounting app. Accounting data is stored in a plain text file, using a simple format, which the users prepare themselves using other tools. Ledger does not write or modify data, it only parses the input data and produces reports. ==Reviews== Linux Weekly News editor Jonathan Corbet fou...
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Ledger

[surname] Ledger is a surname. Notable people with the surname include: ...
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