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Straight

Direct telephone line, compared to an outside line that requires a telephone number to be dialed.

Straight

Describing a phone that connects directly to one and only one other phone. One need not dial any number between straight phones.
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What's more, the assessment of the power division will help recognize all the operational wasteful aspects that add to environmental change.Our vitality challenges are much more mind boggling enveloping the dependability of supply, offer of clean vitality and guaranteeing straightforwardness in obtainment and installments.
The strength, in fact, of Maude's characterization lies in its straightforwardness. Many actors in the the part usually played up the Captain's strictness to emphasize his coldness with his children.
Honesty, straightforwardness, belief, non-judgemental and friendly.
There is a confidence in the straightforwardness of his language, a belief that he does not need to say more than necessary.
Ballot papers are processed in zonal counting centers and results are presented live to the public, ensuring transparency and straightforwardness of the elections.
But his straightforwardness worked, evidently, and he has gone on to roles in US show Supergirl and in Sacha Baron Cohen's new movie Grimsby.
The Libertines may still have some of the fury and punch-up-thebracket optimism of their youth but there's also a bit of cynicism and straightforwardness to their offering nowadays.
You'll appreciate the rare, straightforwardness that Honeypuff has to offer.
If he decides to run, and wins, he said, the 'bluntness and directness, and straightforwardness' he's known for would steer foreign relations.
Mustang buyers have an expectation of a certain straightforwardness about the car and Ford needed to guarantee this while at the same time improving interior quality.
Known for his straightforwardness, Vij voiced support for Khemka by tweeting, " I am with you" on Saturday.
It's high time, in what has become a listless market, that straightforwardness and robust rates are re-introduced to the market.'