Definition of Firms

1. n. pl. The principal rafters of a roof, especially a pair of rafters taken together.



Definition of Firms

1. Noun. (plural of firm) ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete architecture) The principal rafters of a roof, especially a pair of rafters taken together. ¹

3. Verb. (third-person singular of firm) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Firms

1. firm [v] - See also: firm

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Firms

firmest
firmicute
firmicutes
firming
firming agent
firmish
firmisternal
firmitude
firmity
firmless
firmly
firmness
firmnesses
firmoss
firmosses
firms (current term)
firmth
firmware
firmwares
firmwide
firn
firns
firren
firrier
firriest
firring
firrings
firry
firs

Literary usage of Firms

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Making Things Better: Competing in Manufacturing (1993)
"But US firms are still far behind Japanese manufacturers in diffusing technology and know- how along supplier chains, or among firms within an industry, ..."

2. Germany by OECD Staff, OECD (2004)
"Small firms have less scope to reallocate labour internally. In addition, survival rates of young firms, which tend to be small, are particularly low, ..."

3. Korea by OECD Staff (2004)
"A survey by the Korea Labor Institute (KLI) also confirms that mandatory retirement is a common practice both in smaller-sized firms as well as larger ones ..."

4. Risk-Based Capital: Regulatory & Industry Approaches to Capital & Risk by Lawrence D. Cluff (2000)
"A number of large, diversified financial firms are measuring some risks and ... Although different firms use similar overall financial approaches when ..."

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