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
... 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” (also called metrics) to ...
Torque - Terminology
... 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) ... causing acceleration, such as a drill bit accelerating from rest, the resulting moment is called a torque ...
The Term "Gnosticism"
... Valentinus as he legomene gnostike haeresis "the heresy called Learned (gnostic)" ... Irenaeus' work On the Detection and Overthrow of Knowledge Falsely So Called, (Greek elenchos kai anatrope tes pseudonymou gnoseos genitive case ...
Breidablik
... Gylfaginning as one of the halls of Asgard "Then there is also in that place the abode called Breidablik, and there is not in heaven a fairer dwelling." Later in ...
Eight-ball - Informal Rule Variations - Canada
... (snookered) by one's opponent (even then, if a pocket is called for the 8, as opposed to "just a shot", i.e ... legal shots in informal games, as long as they are called as split shots, and the hit is in fact simultaneous to the human eye ... 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 that secondary ...

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:

    Thatcher: You’re too old to call me “Mr. Thatcher,” Charles.
    Charles Foster Kane: You’re too old to be called anything else. You were always too old.
    Orson Welles (1915–1985)

    If the devil were to offer me a resurgence of what is commonly called virility, I’d decline. “Just keep my liver and lungs in good working order,” I’d reply, “so I can go on drinking and smoking!”
    Luis Buñuel (1900–1983)

    History takes place between the Fall and the Apocalypse, with a narrow escape route called Salvation.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927)