What is called?

  • (adj): Known or spoken of as.
    Example: "Though she is named Katherine, she is called Kitty"
    Synonyms: known as
    See also — Additional definitions below

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Earned Value Management - Introduction To EVM
... plan that identifies work to be accomplished, a valuation of planned work, called Planned Value (PV) or Budgeted Cost of Work Scheduled (BCWS), and pre-defined “earning rules ...
... of Asgard "Then there is also in that place the abode called Breidablik, and there is not in heaven a fairer dwelling." Later in the work, when Snorri describes Baldr, he gives a longer description ...
Eight-ball - Informal Rule Variations - Canada
... by one's opponent (even then, if a pocket is called for the 8, as opposed to "just a shot", i.e ... object balls, are generally considered legal shots in informal games, as long as they are called as split shots, and the hit is in fact simultaneous to the ... peccadillo is that a shot is a visit-ending (but not ball-in-hand) foul if one pockets one's called shot but also pockets another ball incidentally, even if it is one's own (however, if ...
The Term "Gnosticism"
... (c.185 AD) to describe the school of Valentinus as he legomene gnostike haeresis "the heresy called Learned (gnostic)" ... of Irenaeus' work On the Detection and Overthrow of Knowledge Falsely So Called, (Greek elenchos kai anatrope tes pseudonymou gnoseos genitive case ...
Torque - Terminology
... In the UK and in US mechanical engineering, this is called moment of force shortened usually to moment ... the angular momentum of the object (the concept which in physics is called torque) ... such as a drill bit accelerating from rest, the resulting moment is called a torque ...

More definitions of "called":

  • (adj): Given or having a specified name.
    Example: "They called his name Jesus"; "forces...which Empedocles called 'love' and 'hate'"
    Synonyms: named

Famous quotes containing the word called:

    When we want culture more than potatoes, and illumination more than sugar-plums, then the great resources of a world are taxed and drawn out, and the result, or staple production, is, not slaves, nor operatives, but men,—those rare fruits called heroes, saints, poets, philosophers, and redeemers.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    The true poet is called to take in the splendor of the world and for that reason will always be inclined to praise rather than to find fault.
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749–1832)

    vacuum up my stale hair, I’ll
    pay all my neighbors’ bad debts, I’ll
    write a poem called Yellow and put
    my lips down to drink it up....
    Anne Sexton (1928–1974)