chief

  1. a person who is in charge
  2. a person who exercises control over workers

chief

(from the article `heraldry`) The honourable ordinaries and subordinaries may be generally agreed as numbering about 20. Among them are: the chief, being the top third of the ...
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Chief

• (n.) The upper third part of the field. It is supposed to be composed of the dexter, sinister, and middle chiefs. • (a.) Principal or most eminent in any quality or action; most distinguished; having most influence; taking the lead; most important; as, the chief topic of conversation; the chief interest of man. • (a.) Highest in of...
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Chief

[heraldry] In heraldic blazon, a chief is a charge on a coat of arms that takes the form of a band running horizontally across the top edge of the shield. Writers disagree in how much of the shield`s surface is to be covered by the chief, ranging from one-fourth to one-third. The former is more likely if the chief is uncharged, that is, if ...
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Chief

[train] The Chief was one of the named passenger trains of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway. Its route ran from Chicago, Illinois to Los Angeles, California. The Chief was inaugurated as an all-Pullman limited train to supplement the road`s California Limited, with a surcharge of USD $10.00 for an end-to-end trip. The heavyweight b...
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Chief

Chief (chēn) noun [ Middle English chief , chef , Old French chief, French chef , from Latin caput head, possibly akin to English head . Confer Captain , Chapter ] 1. The head or leader of any body of men; a commander, as of an army; a ...
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Chief

Chief adjective 1. Highest in office or rank; principal; head. ' Chief rulers.' John. xii. 42. 2. Principal or most eminent in any quality or action; most distinguished; having most influence; taking the lead; most important; as, the chief topic of conversation; th...
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Chief

An unintelligent person; look at dat chief man, finkin hes all bad.
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chief

chief or chieftain,political leader of a band, tribe, or confederation of tribes. At the simpler levels of social organization, the band or tribe usually lacks centralized authority and is ruled by the totality of adult males or of family or clan heads. Sometimes a temporary headman is chosen for a ...
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CHIEF

Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight -HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) computerised system for processing import and export declarations.
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Chief

Electronic Combat vehicle based on CUCV vehicle [US]
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Chief

In heraldry, the chief or chief point is the head or principal part of the escutcheon. It contains the upper third of the field, and is determined by one line, either drawn straight or crenelle, or indented. The chief is in turn divided into three areas. The right side being the dexter chief, the middle the middle chief and the left side the sinist...
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chief

political leader of a social group, such as a band, tribe, or confederacy of tribes. Among many peoples, chiefs have very little coercive authority ... [30 related articles]
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Chief

The USS Chief was an American Auk Class minesweeper of 890 tons displacement launched in 1943. The USS Chief was powered by diesel engines providing a top speed of 18 knots and carried a complement of 105. She was armed with one 3 inch dual-purpose gun and two 40 mm anti-aircraft guns.
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