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imported, past tense; imported, past participle; importing, present participle; imports, 3rd person singular present;
  1. Bring (goods or services) into a country from abroad for sale
    • - Japan's reluctance to import more cars
  2. Introduce (an idea) from a different place or context
    • - new beliefs were often imported by sailors
  3. Transfer (data) into a file or document

  4. Indicate or signify
    • - having thus seen, what is imported in a Man's trusting his Heart
  5. Express or make known
    • - they passed a resolution importing that they relied on His Majesty's gracious promise
  1. A commodity, article, or service brought in from abroad for sale

  2. Sales of goods or services brought in from abroad, or the revenue from such sales
    • - this surplus pushes up the yen, which ought to boost imports
  3. The action or process of importing goods or services
    • - the import of live cattle from Canada
  4. The meaning or significance of something, esp. when not directly stated
    • - the import of her message is clear
  5. Great significance; importance
    • - pronouncements of world-shaking import

  1. commodities (goods or services) bought from a foreign country
  2. bring in from abroad
  3. transfer (electronic data) into a database or document
  4. an imported person brought from a foreign country; "the lead role was played by an import from Sweden"; "they are descendants of indentured importees"
  5. meaning: the message that is intended or expressed or signified; "what is the meaning of this sentence"; "the significance of a red traffic light"; "the signification of Chinese characters"; "the import of his announcement was ambiguous"
  6. spell: indicate or signify; "I'm afraid this spells trouble!"
  7. The term "import" is derived from the conceptual meaning as to bring in the goods and services into the port of a country. The buyer of such goods and services is referred to an "importer" who is based in the country of import whereas the overseas based seller is referred to as an "exporter". ...
  8. (Imports) International trade is exchange of capital, goods, and services across international borders or territories. . In most countries, it represents a significant share of gross domestic product (GDP). ...
  9. (The Imports) One of Chicago's first punk rock bands, The Imports influenced the burgeoning midwest alternative music scene in 1980, out of which sprang acts such as Big Black, Ministry (band), Naked Raygun, and Urge Overkill. ...
  10. Something brought in from an exterior source, especially for sale or trade; The practice of importing; Significance, importance; To bring (something) in from a foreign country, especially for sale or trade; To load a file into a software application for use as a resource in a greater data ...
  11. (importation) The act or an instance of importing; The act or an instance of carrying or conveying, especially into some system, place, area or country; That which is imported; commodities or wares introduced into a country from abroad
  12. (Importation) (Heim 1992, Geurts 1998) If Barney has a sister, then it may plausibly be inferred that he believes that he has a sister. Therefore, if it is presupposed that Barney has a sister, then it may plausibly be inferred that he believes that he has a sister.
  13. (Importation) the legal entry of foreign goods into the national territory for domestic consumption or use
  14. (importation) The spread of poliovirus from polio-endemic countries into previously polio-free countries.
  15. (Imported) If the item is not made in the U.S.A., it may be imported from one of the following countries: Thailand, Dominican Republic, United Kingdom, Italy, Japan, China, Hong Kong, Canada, South Korea, Israel, Russia, Peru, Poland and Taiwan. ...
  16. (Imported) The tables in the PRC reports record whether the sample was of UK origin or imported. This can mean different things depending on the commodity. See also 'Origin'.The PRC identify the country from where the produce has been imported only if this is clear from the packaging or labelling.
  17. (Imported) fire ants are attracted by electrical currents and have caused considerable damage to heat pumps, air conditioners, telephone junction boxes, transformers, traffic lights, gasoline pumps, et cetera.
  18. Species imported from wild fisheries and aquaculture enterprises operating outside Australia, e.g. Hoki from New Zealand, Vannamei Prawns from South East Asia.
  19. (Importing) Bringing subscribers into the system in mass quantities. Once a data file is in the proper CSV format, it can be imported into the system. We require that customers send the file to us for import if it is over 5000 subscribers.
  20. (Importing) New content needs to be moulded into the right shape so the game can read it. When you import a texture or shape, you place it in a package, so the game can read it.
  21. (Importing) The process of bringing external images or text into a graphics program.
  22. (Importing) extend: place, embed?External files and text are imported into graphics packages in a number of ways. In QuarkXpress, for example, the user creates a box and then navigates throught the file system until the required file is found. ...
  23. (importing) The process of bringing files of various types into a project in Final Cut Pro. Imported files can be created in another application, captured from another device, or brought in from another Final Cut Pro project.
  24. (importing) from and exporting to files in a foreign format. Currently recognized formats are given below.
  25. (Imports) Goods, services and capital assets purchased from overseas countries. The purchase of imports results in the loss of foreign exchange to pay for the goods and is recorded as debits on the balance of payments accounts. ««