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 techniques that can include ... 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 ...
... 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 ... 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 ...
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... 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 the wholesale ...
... 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 ... 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 ...
Famous quotes containing the word direct:
“An inexperienced heraldist resembles a medieval traveler who brings back from the East the faunal fantasies influenced by the domestic bestiary he possessed all along rather than by the results of direct zoological exploration.”
—Vladimir Nabokov (18991977)
“Art need no longer be an account of past sensations. It can become the direct organization of more highly evolved sensations. It is a question of producing ourselves, not things that enslave us.”
—Guy Debord (b. 1931)
“One should never direct people towards happiness, because happiness too is an idol of the market-place. One should direct them towards mutual affection. A beast gnawing at its prey can be happy too, but only human beings can feel affection for each other, and this is the highest achievement they can aspire to.”
—Alexander Solzhenitsyn (b. 1918)