Definitions for off-the-shelf
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off-the-rack, off-the-shelf, off-the-peg, ready-to-wear(adj)
(especially of clothing) made in standard sizes and available from merchandise in stock
"a ready-made jacket"; "ready-to-wear clothes"
Made in large quantities and intended to be used without modifications; -- similar to off-the-rack, but not restricted to clothing. Opposite of custom-made, made-to-order, or one-of-a-kind.
As purchased or as commonly available, without modification or customization.
We can build a specialized part for you, but an off-the-shelf product will probably cost less.
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Anything on those racks that is out-of-date will automatically be taken off the shelf.
If it plays out, it would be a game-changer of a company, any reasonable person would say, 'I'll take the off the shelf product.'.
We do suspect that there is some time effect based on laboratory data, so giving them earlier use of cells ‘off the shelf’ may have a larger benefit.
By saving the patient’s patellar tendon and using an off-the-shelf product, one may have a better chance of preserving the natural biomechanics of the knee.
I'll identify if they are a Trump supporter, and I'll give them an opportunity, i'll tell them we have free shirts, we have Trump gear, 'cause that's going off the shelf.
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