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Synonyms for overheads

running costs


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The growling overhead was renewed, so suddenly and with so much savage anger that it startled me.
Venturing one day to substitute deeds for words, he turned up his cuffs, seized a plasterer's board, and having loaded his trowel without mishap, with a complacent look toward the lathing overhead, made a bold gesture thitherward; and straightway, to his complete discomfiture, received the whole contents in his ruffled bosom.
Even as he spoke, from high overhead came the deep resonant boom of a village drum.
I was in full career, when I heard the cough right overhead, and jumping back and looking up, beheld a man's head in a tall nightcap, and the bell mouth of a blunderbuss, at one of the first-storey windows.
The point in the heavens directly overhead to a man
Holding his head bent down before him, and struggling with the wind that strove to tear the wraps away from him, Levin was moving up to the copse and had just caught sight of something white behind the oak tree, when there was a sudden flash, the whole earth seemed on fire, and the vault of heaven seemed crashing overhead.
Overhead, and evidently endeavouring to keep itself in touch with the works of Niagara, a body of German airships drew itself together into a compact phalanx, and the Asiatics became more and more intent upon breaking this up.
They passed so closely overhead that Bert could hear their voices calling to one another.
Once or twice flying machines, as they circled warily, came right overhead, and for a time Bert gave himself body and soul to cowering.
It generally happened in this way: Night, clouds racing overhead, wind howling, royals set, and the ship rushing on in the dark, an immense white sheet of foam level with the lee rail.
Realizing that our medical staff, hospital staff, and board of directors could interpret vivid color graphics much easier than black and white overheads, we used a 3M Projection Panel Model 5300, with a true color active matrix liquid crystal display.
With current information technology, detailed accounting for corporate and divisional overheads, earlier considered economically impractical, is now entirely possible.
While median overheads have remained fairly constant between 2008 and 2010 for most regions in the world, overhead rates in China have increased to 37% and those in India to 22%.
The overhead percentage provides an easy way to factor overheads into a selling price and a convenient way to monitor the impact changing costs have on prices.