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PDQ

 (pē′dē-kyo͞o′)
adv. Informal
At once; immediately.

[p(retty) d(amned) q(uick).]

pdq

abbreviation for
pretty damn quick

PDQ

or P.D.Q.,

immediately.
[1870–75; p(retty)d(amn)q(uick)]
Translations

PDQ

(inf) abbr of pretty damned quickverdammt schnell (inf)
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In addition to an estimated property value range, TransUnion's PDQ delivers property characteristics for up to 15 percent of recent neighborhood sales, a notation indicating irregular sales history for a subject property or others in the vicinity, and transaction history information for a subject and neighboring properties.
Set in a seacoast town "in Spain or Italy or somewhere" at the time of Mozart's "Le nozze de Figaro," the PDQ opera opens at the palace of Count Alma Mater, where Figaro lies gravely ill, attended by his wife, Susanna Susannadanna, her servant, Pecadillo, and a doctor, Al Donfonso.
While the "PDQ Logistics" freight consolidation program is nothing new, it has been greatly enhanced by USCS in recent years with the company's introduction of a web-based Transportation Management System (TMS).
The MBO, for an undisclosed sum, was completed as Washington company PDQ won a manufacturing contract, worth up to pounds 500,000 this year, with another North-East engineering company.
But PDQ Engineering, on Washington's Hertburn Industrial Estate, supplied them with about two thirds of its parts.
In costing the bill of materials for the production of 1,000 units of product PDQ, the R/3 system would link production planning's BOM for PDQ with material management's "bill of services," which specifies the portion of a pallet required by each unit of the various raw materials.
It can be combined into a triple-acting system with PDQ, called PDQ-H, which costs $2.25/lb.
Fabrication of topsides modules for the PDQ unit is now in progress at a Morgan City, LA yard.
Well, as luck would have it, on my return trip to Minot Air Force Base, N.D., I was sitting in another big airport on a layover, staring out the window and watching the baggage guys--did I mention that they can load up a jet PDQ? Anyway, I'm watching the baggage guys and--Yup, you guessed it--there it was again: FO!
Both the Common UNIX Printing System and PDQ allow MINOLTA-QMS to enable device-specific features, such as paper input trays or duplex printing options, by providing PostScript Printer Description (PPD) files to the CUPS or PDQ environments.
The PDQ panel, which does not make practice recommendations, concluded that it is possible that mammography screening confers no benefit in terms of reducing all-cause mortality.
"The evidence for the benefit of screening is weaker than we had previously" thought, and the primary impetus for this shift in thinking were the deep flaws pointed out in part by the Cochrane collaboration, said PDQ panel member Dr.