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Overhead

The expenses of a business that are not attributable directly to the production or sale of goods.

Overhead

Costs that result from having and maintaining a business. Rent is a primary (and expensive) example of direct overhead, as are office supplies.

overhead

overhead

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indirect cost

any COST that is not directly associated with a product, that is, all costs other than DIRECT MATERIALS cost and DIRECT LABOUR cost. Production overheads (factory overheads) include the cost of INDIRECT MATERIALS and INDIRECT LABOUR along with other production expenses like factory heat, light and power, and depreciation of plant and machinery. The cost of factory departments such as maintenance, materials stores and the canteen which render services to producing departments are similarly part of production overheads. Most SELLING COSTS and DISTRIBUTION COSTS and all ADMINISTRATION COSTS are also counted as overheads since they cannot usually be directly related to units of product. See also FIXED COST, STANDARD COST.
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Also, look out for substations and overhead power lines and try to stay more than 50 metres from these, as well as from people and properties.
The repairs at Chillingham Road are complex due to the extent of the damage that was caused when the Metro train brought the overhead line down.
An overhead line mast is being realigned, and 500 metres of new wire has to be run into place with new fixings and moorings.
Evidence of other incidents involving Overhead Door products will be excluded as they are not substantially similar to the incident in question.
When Contacted to the CDA official he admitted that issue is vulnerable but the civic body has no proposal to construct the overhead bridge due to financial constraint.
In the first full year of operation (1894) 6,505,816 people travelled on the Liverpool Overhead Railway.
I request the Capital Development Authority and the senior Metrobus officials to install the overhead bridges on an appropriate distance to facilitate thousands like me," he said.
He however noted that with the installation of lightning arresters, use of quality insulators and use of wooden poles, the frequency of faults on overhead lines was greatly minimised.
According to media reports, broken-down overhead bridges of Islamabad Express Highway have become a major source of traffic incidents.
Together, center-pivot and linear move systems are known as overhead, or mechanized, irrigation systems and are the most prevalent form of irrigation system in the United States (NASS 2013).
(NYSE: IBP) has acquired the Overhead Door company of Burlington, Inc.
Now, someone has put a number on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act's overhead.