Direct may refer to:
- Direct current, a direct flow of electricity
- Direct examination, the in-trial questioning of a witness by the party who has called him or her to testify
- Direct sum of modules, a construction in abstract algebra which combines several vector spaces
- Direct (Vangelis album), 1988 album by Vangelis
- Direct (EP), a 2002 EP by The 77s
- Direct (Tower of Power album), 1981
- DirectX, a proprietary dynamic media platform
- Mars Direct, a proposal for a manned mission to Mars
- DIRECT, a proposed space shuttle-derived launch vehicle
Other articles related to "direct":
... Direct marketing is a channel-agnostic form of advertising that allows businesses and nonprofits organizations to communicate straight to the customer, with advertising ... Direct marketing messages emphasize a focus on the customer, data, and accountability ... Characteristics that distinguish direct marketing are Marketing messages are addressed directly to the customer and/or customers ...
... Directed set, in order theory Direct limit of (pre), sheaves. ...
... Direct Line, part of the Direct Line Group, is a company that specialises in selling insurance and other financial services sold directly to consumers by telephone and the internet ... division until 2012, when the division was partially separated to form a new business, the Direct Line Group ... While part of RBS, Direct Line was effectively nationalised alongside RBS in November 2008 during the banking crisis, due to the financial crisis, and RBS's dependency on UK taxpayers' money ...
... NHS Direct was launched in 1998 after the government identified a need for a telephone health advice line staffed by nurses as part of its plans to modernise the NHS ... The aim of NHS Direct, as stated by the government in the NHS White Paper, The New NHS, was "to provide people at home with easier and faster advice and ... The NHS Direct telephone service began taking calls in three contact centres in Lancashire, Northumbria and Milton Keynes in March 1998 ...
... He was the co-founder of Direct Democracy and co-author, along with 27 Conservative MPs elected in 2005, of Direct Democracy An Agenda for a New Model Party, which proposes ...
Famous quotes containing the word direct:
“Lesbian existence comprises both the breaking of a taboo and the rejection of a compulsory way of life. It is also a direct or indirect attack on the male right of access to women.”
—Adrienne Rich (b. 1929)
“You will find that reason, which always ought to direct mankind, seldom does; but that passions and weaknesses commonly usurp its seat, and rule in its stead.”
—Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl Chesterfield (16941773)
“In Europe life is histrionic and dramatized, and ... in America, except when it is trying to be European, it is direct and sincere.”
—William Dean Howells (18371920)