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Briefing   Listen
briefing  n.  
Giving detailed instructions, as for a military operation.
A detailed set of instructions before an operation, given to those who are to execute it.
A summary report of an operation or event after it has occurred, by a participant or observer.

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"Briefing" Quotes from Famous Books

... the room Plumber spotted him and shouted: "Alec, staff briefing in the conference ...
— The Thirst Quenchers • Rick Raphael

... immediately to this office for assignment to I.E.S. Lord Nelson. Full briefing will be held at 2200 hours, ...
— The Judas Valley • Gerald Vance

... up at 0400, just a little after Beta-rise. He might be a civilian big-wheel in an Army psychological warfare project, but he still had four newscasts a day to produce. He spent a couple of hours checking the 0600 'cast and briefing Harry Walsh for the indeterminate period in which he would be acting chief editor and producer. At 0700, Foxx Travis put in an appearance. They went down to the fourth floor, to the little room they had fitted out as command-post, control room ...
— Oomphel in the Sky • Henry Beam Piper

... The newly arrived officer said pleasantly, "The Navy Department's sent me out here, Kenmore, to be briefed on what you know and to do a little briefing in turn." ...
— Space Tug • Murray Leinster

... fort was more direct action, took an excursion into heavy-handed sarcasm. "You Eysies have certainly been given excellent briefing. I would advise a little closer study of the Code—and not the sections in small symbols at the end of the tape, either! We're not bucking anyone. You'll find our registration for Sargol down on tapes at the Center. And I suggest that the sooner you withdraw the better—before we ...
— Plague Ship • Andre Norton

... of it except to chaff you about it. But what do you do? You make as serious a thing of it as if you hadn't been trotting with our crowd for five years or so. You set this old—my learned friend from the West—briefing it up, and you make a fool of me. Worse than that, you place Daisy in a most objectionable position; and, by George, 'Gene, I claim the apology is due from you, to me ...
— Double Trouble - Or, Every Hero His Own Villain • Herbert Quick

... bright glare of the briefing shack, a strange figure in blood-colored plastic. The representatives of the press had been handed the mimeographed releases by the PRO and now they sat in silence, studying the red figure of the man who ...
— The Hills of Home • Alfred Coppel

Words linked to "Briefing" :   armed forces, informing, war machine, brief, military machine, military, armed services

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