What is commissioning?

  • (noun): The act of granting authority to undertake certain functions.
    Synonyms: commission

Some articles on commissioning:

Salmon Class Submarine - Commissioning and Pre-war Service
... both Snapper and Stingray before Electric Boat delivered the lead boat Salmon for commissioning ... After commissioning, these boats were very active in the fleet, operating initially with the Atlantic Fleet, conducting exercises in the Caribbean and around both sides of the Panama Canal ...
Commissioning Editor (book Publishing) - Responsibilities
... The other roles of commissioning editors vary between companies ... in textbook and reference publishing, commissioning editors may be assisted by development editors or assistant editors ... In some (usually small) companies commissioning editors are also responsible for overseeing the copy-editing, typesetting, proofreading, and design of books, although in other companies this ...
Sue Hill - NHS Commissioning Board
... Chief Scientific Officer for the NHS Commissioning Board in February 2013 following the NHS reforms of 2012 ... both within the NHSCB and the broader commissioning system ...
Sigismunda Mourning Over The Heart Of Guiscardo - Commissioning
... For Lord Charlemont, Hogarth chose to paint the satirical Piquet, or Virtue in Danger (also known as The Lady's Last Stake, after a 1708 play by Colley Cibber), which, with echoes of Marriage à-la-Mode, shows an army officer offering an aristocratic lady a chance to recover the fortune she has just lost by gambling (with the implication that if she loses again, she will have to take him as her lover) ... After Grosvenor saw this painting in Hogarth's studio in 1758, he asked Hogarth to paint a picture for him as well, under the same terms ...