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layman

noun amateur, civilian, laic, nonprofessional, nonspecialist, one who has no specialized training, unnkilled practitioner, untrained person
Associated concepts: lay witness
See also: amateur

LAYMAN, eccl. law. One who is not an ecclesiastic nor a clergyman.

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Codes are described in layman's terms and are organized anatomically and by health care service categories such as x-rays, lab work etc.
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Put in layman's terms the Leyio is a USB memory stick with as many bells and whistles attached as seems possible.
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Trainer Richard Hannon spells it out it in layman's terms after his two-year-old Presentation had won on her debut at Windsor
Published by the Loss Prevention Council of the United Kingdom, this work is oriented toward providing basic security advice to the nonspecialist manager or any security specialist needing information presented in layman's terms.
The information should be in layman's terms, somewhere between the third- and seventh-grade level.
is the precursor to an in-depth, layman's terms guide to language abuses ranging from misunderstandings to manipulations to pathological behavior.
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In layman's terms, it means one part water for every eight parts of sands with small sand grains recommended.