Red Ink


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Red Ink

Informal; a loss or deficit. A company or organization may continue to operate in red ink for a time, but it is not sustainable. See also: In the red, In the black.
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Good condition with some signs of the effects of humidity; 680 mm x 500 mm with five-line staves in red ink alternating music and text; 115 folios with one flyleaf; with index; incomplete Arabic foliation in red ink; later incomplete Arabic pagination in pencil; ff.
A 38-year-old female patient complained of itching, followed by the appearance of raised scaly erythematous and hyperkeratotic-lichenoid lesions over the site of red ink on her lower leg.
For the 2014 fiscal year, Supervalu recorded income from continuing operations of $6 million compared to red ink of $263 million a year ago.
Table 1: Root mycorrhizas after staining with trypan blue, red ink, black ink and blue ink in roots of citrus
If you want a primer on fiscal policy issues that gives you an establishment perspective, David Wessel's Red Ink should be your cup of tea.
In 2008, hundreds of schools banned teachers from using red ink to correct work because they considered it "confrontational" and "threatening".
racked up a record annual loss of 457 billion yen ($5.7 billion) in its fourth straight year of red ink.
The term came into wider use in 1549 when the first Book of Common Prayer included a calendar with holy days marked in red ink. For example, the Annunciation, or Lady Day, on March 25 was designated as a red letter day.
Journalists and commentators analyzed Perry's prospects on NBC's Meet the Press, CNN's State of the Union, Fox Business' Red Ink Watch and PBS's Washington Week.
I'll use red ink.' 'Well,' she said, resignedly, 'there's the red ink bottle.' He took out another new penholder from his new writing case, put into it a new nib, unscrewed the top of the red ink bottle on the inkstand and opened the writing pad in its case.
The German state-owned bank has been awash in red ink since the financial crisis erupted in 2008 having amassed a EUR290m loss for the first six months of 2010.
Contrary to "Red Ink and Green Jobs" (July), the AB 32 Implementation Group has not endorsed the ballot initiative that would delay the adoption of California's carbon rationing scheme.