a statement that something is true, especially a formal written statement.


condition or state of being; existence. Beingness also refers to the assumption or choosing of a category of identity. Beingness can be assumed by oneself or given to oneself or attained. Examples of beingness would be one’s own name, one’s profession, one’s physical characteristics, one’s role in a game—each or all of these could be called one’s beingness.


literally, caused to fall on or over any object or in some particular direction. Used figuratively to mean explained or shown more clearly, resulting in increased understanding.

caved in:

collapsed or broken down. From caved-in, a US Western term which symbolized mental or physical collapse as like being at the bottom of a mine shaft or in a tunnel when the supports collapsed and left the person under tons of debris.


an interchange of ideas across space between two individuals.

communication line:

the route along which a communication travels from one person to another.


the political theory or system in which all property and wealth is owned in a classless society by all the members (workers) of a community. It enforces extensive negative controls on personal liberties and freedom and collective needs of the masses overrule individual rights.


the action of comprehending, grasping mentally; understanding.


a way that serves to settle or decide a question; decisively.


a person to whom something has been consigned, delivered to or addressed to.


the sequence that an action goes through, wherein the action is started, is continued for as long as is required and then is completed as planned.


the performance of some action or activity.

fell prey:

became harmed or affected by; became vulnerable to or overcome by. Prey means something that is defenseless, especially in the face of attack, a victim.


a right or privilege officially granted to an individual or a company by some authority such as a government.


(slang) the title and work of a post in an organization. It is taken from the fact that in many professions such as railroading the type of hat worn is the badge of the job. For example, a train crew has a conductor who wears a conductor’s hat—he has charge of the passengers and collects fares. To hat someone is to train him on the functions and specialties of his post and when a person is fully trained to do these, he is said to be hatted.

keep pace with:

pace in this sense means the rate of speed at which an activity or a motion or movement proceeds. Hence, keep pace with means to move, increase, change, advance, etc., at an equal rate as something else.


(of a soft substance such as dough) folded, pressed, stretched and worked into a smooth uniform mass.


close connection and cooperation between two individuals, units, branches, etc.


all the things that are used or needed in any business, undertaking or operation (distinguished from personnel).


in a way that is maximal, the highest or greatest possible.


the plural form of millennium, a period of 1,000 years.


persons who operate or drive trains.

org board:

short for organizing board, a board which displays the functions, duties, communication routes, sequences of action and authorities of an organization. It shows the pattern of organizing to obtain a product.


assumed (something) to be true, real or necessary, especially as a basis for reasoning.


obtained or acquired.


to make, put or set right; remedy; correct.


goods or money given by a government agency to people because of need or poverty.

right of way:

a narrow length of land used for the route of a railroad.


an economic system in which the production and distribution of goods are controlled by the government rather than by individuals.

station agent(s):

a person on duty at a railroad station, responsible for passengers or freight.


1. ownership in a corporation or company in which someone has bought shares (equal parts into which stock of a company has been divided). Stock entitles the buyer to share in the ownership of the company and usually results in money paid to shareholders, voting rights, etc. 2. a supply of items used so frequently that they are kept available on a regular basis. 3. have an item available for sale.


anything that can receive, relay or send a communication. This term comes from the field of electronics where a terminal is one of two fixed points between which a flow of energy travels. An example of this is a car battery which has two connecting posts (terminals) where energy flows from one post to the other. In Scientology, two people communicating are called terminals because communication flows between them.


an organization of workers formed for improving economic conditions for their members; members of a union elect officials to represent them in talks with management. Also called labor union.


any device in a pipe or tube that regulates the flow of a liquid or gas. For example, a tube carrying fuel to an engine would have a valve for regulating how much fuel is going to the engine.


that with which to do something; means or supplies for the purpose or need.