just-in-time
noun Usage: often attributive Date: 1977 a manufacturing strategy wherein parts are produced or delivered only as needed

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  • just in time — See: IN TIME …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • just in time — See: IN TIME …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Just-in-time (business) — Just in time (JIT) is an inventory strategy implemented to improve the return on investment of a business by reducing in process inventory and its associated carrying costs. In order to achieve JIT the process must have signals of what is going… …   Wikipedia

  • Just-in-time compilation — In computing, just in time compilation (JIT), also known as dynamic translation, is a method to improve the runtime performance of computer programs. Historically, computer programs had two modes of runtime operation, either interpreted or static …   Wikipedia

  • Just in Sequence — (JIS) is an inventory strategy that is at once Just In Time and in sequence, that is, component parts arrive at a production line moments before they are needed and in the sequence in which they will be used. The manufacturing sequence signal is… …   Wikipedia

  • in time — {adv.} or {adj. phr.} 1. Soon enough. * /We got to Washington in time for the cherry blossoms./ * /We got to the station just in time to catch the bus./ * /John liked to get to work in good time and talk. to the man who worked on his machine… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in time — {adv.} or {adj. phr.} 1. Soon enough. * /We got to Washington in time for the cherry blossoms./ * /We got to the station just in time to catch the bus./ * /John liked to get to work in good time and talk. to the man who worked on his machine… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Just in case — Traditional manufacturing is sometimes referred to as Just In Case (JIC) manufacturing by Manufacturing engineers (see Society of Manufacturing Engineers). In JIC, manufacturers need to maintain large inventories of supplies, parts, warehousing… …   Wikipedia

  • Somewhere in Time (album) — Infobox Album Name = Somewhere in Time Type = studio Artist = Iron Maiden Released = 29 June 1986 Recorded = Compass Point Studios, Nassau, Bahamas and Wisseloord Studios, Hilversum, The Netherlands, 1986 Genre = Heavy metal Length = 51:17 Label …   Wikipedia

  • Somewhere in Time (film) — Infobox Film name = Somewhere in Time caption = original movie poster director = Jeannot Szwarc writer = Richard Matheson starring = Christopher Reeve Jane Seymour Christopher Plummer Teresa Wright Bill Erwin producer = Stephen Deutsch Ray Stark… …   Wikipedia

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