order Definitions


the order of the arrow.


a written direction to furnish someone with money or property; compare money order, postal order.


to admit to holy orders; to ordain; to receive into the ranks of the ministry.

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  • administration. the director of the state department of job and family services may issue a corrected determination or order pursuant to division (h) of section 4141.26 of the ohio revised code, correcting a prior erroneous determination or order, except that the director may not issue such a corrected determination or order more than 30 days after the issuance of the prior determination or order if the erroneous determination or order was caused solely by omission or error of the department and such a correction would adversely affect the employer or any of the employers that were parties in interest to the erroneous determination or order. bls.gov

  • in the rare event that a federal order is issued by cdc, those individuals will be provided with an order for quarantine or isolation. an example of a quarantine order for novel coronavirus (print-only) pdf icon[pdf – 5 pages] is provided. this document outlines the rationale of the federal order as well as information on where the individual will be located, quarantine requirements including the length of the order, cdc’s legal authority, and information outlining what the individual can expect while under federal order. cdc.gov

  • a special census is a basic enumeration of population, housing units, group quarters, and transitory locations conducted by the u.s. census bureau at the request of a governmental unit. when local officials believe there has been a significant population change in their community due to growth or annexation, a special census may be in order. the assumption is that incorporating special census results would improve the population estimates for cities and towns. the goal is to include special census results for as many localities as possible. however, the population estimates program maintains a set of requirements that special censuses must meet in order to be eligible for inclusion in the estimates. the purpose of these requirements is to stay true to the methodology we use to produce subcounty population estimates, and to treat all areas fairly. census.gov

  • on 24 february 1995, the vice president visited cia's headquarters, where he announced executive order 12951. this order, signed by president clinton two days earlier, released corona, argon, and lanyard imagery (over 2 million linear feet with some 800,000 photographs) over the next 18 months to the national archives and the us geological survey. the order also stipulated that all the imagery would be declassified immediately upon transfer and be made available to the public. the president also called for the review of other satellite systems for possible declassification by the dci. cia.gov

  • we will retain information we collect as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services, subject to legal obligations, in order to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements. if you wish to cancel your account or request that we no longer use your information to provide you services, contact us at [email protected] epocrates.com

  • to start using a mail-order prescription service, call the number on the back of your health insurance id card and request a prescription mail-order form, or download the form via your insurance provider’s website. you’ll then mail your prescription and the order form to the mail-order pharmacy. or, ask your doctor to send your prescription electronically to the mail-order pharmacy, according to goodrx. everydayhealth.com

  • there are several other crustacean forms that are commonly called shrimp although they do not belong to the same order as the true shrimp, order decapoda, which also includes the lobsters and crabs. the mantis shrimp, possessing strong grasping legs resembling those of a praying mantis, make up the order stomatopoda. the tiny brine shrimp and fairy shrimp that seldom reach 1 in. (2.54 cm) in length belong to a completely separate subclass, branchiopoda, order anostraca. two other branchiopods, tadpole shrimp and clam shrimp, are classified in the orders notostraca and diplostraca, respectively. mysid shrimp are members of the order mysidacea. true shrimp are classified in the phylum arthropoda, subphylum crustacea, class malacostraca, order decapoda. factmonster.com

  • the testicles descend into the scrotum during the first year of life. if this does not occur, hormone injections of b-hcg or testosterone are given or surgery may be performed in order to bring the testicles into the scrotum. if left untreated, undescended testicles may lead to infertility in later life. healthline.com

  • do not resuscitate order: a physician’s order written in a patient’s medical record indicating that health care providers should not to attempt cpr in the event of cardiac or respiratory arrest. in some regions, this order may be transferable between medical venues. also called a dnr (do not resuscitate) order, a no cpr order, a dnar (do not attempt resuscitation) order, and an and (allow natural death) order. hhs.gov

  • to avoid buying or selling a stock at a price higher or lower than you wanted, you need to place a limit order rather than a market order. a limit order is an order to buy or sell a security at a specific price. a buy limit order can only be executed at the limit price or lower, and a sell limit order can only be executed at the limit price or higher. when you place a market order, you can't control the price at which your order will be filled. infoplease.com

  • to purchase copies through duplication services, cite the call number above and specify the medium you wish to order. if possible, include a copy of the catalog record when placing an order. price lists, contact information, and order forms for library of congress duplication services are available on the duplication services web site). loc.gov

  • when you place a prescription order for mail service, you will be prompted to verify your shipping address and last four digits of a credit card. if the address or credit card needs to be updated, you will be transferred to a pharmacy representative who will help you place your order. mayoclinic.org

  • order fruits and vegetables even at fast food restaurants. you can order apple slices at mcdonalds or a fruit bowl from wendy's. and you can order side salads at almost any fast-food chain -- just order it with low-fat dressing and only use half of the packet to keep calories down. if you're ordering a "wrap" or grilled chicken sandwich, ask for extra lettuce and tomatoes. every little bit helps. medicinenet.com

  • keep all appointments with your doctor and the laboratory. your doctor will order a lab test before you begin your treatment to see whether your cancer can be treated with gilteritinib. your doctor will also order certain lab tests before and during your treatment to check your body's response to gilteritinib. your doctor may also order an electrocardiogram (ecg; test that measures the electrical activity in the heart) before and during your treatment. medlineplus.gov

  • once you have your templates created, the first step during a patient encounter is creating the order electronically. remember, if you don't want to click another box, you can "dictate" your order to your assistant in the room with you and your assistant can document the order electronically and you can sign it. medpagetoday.com

  • also, family members should have copies of any advance directives, such as a living will or durable power of attorney for health care, so that they can help if their loved one needs emergency treatment. family members should also be aware if their loved one has a physician's order for life-sustaining treatment (polst), also sometimes called a medical order for life-sustaining treatment (molst). these documents specify what types of life-sustaining treatment people do and do not want done and are considered an actual physician order. merckmanuals.com