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  1. just-in-timeadjective

    Of a manufacturing system in which components are delivered at the precise time required, thus minimizing inventory carrying costs.

  2. just-in-timeadjective

    Performing compilation of code on the client machine immediately before execution.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of just-in-time in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of just-in-time in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of just-in-time in a Sentence

  1. Joshua Gargalione:

    It was cancerous and they got it just in time before it metastasized, they had no idea and they in fact came back to me and gave me a present and said thank you and everythingI mean money cant buy that, you know, when you save someones life.

  2. Matt Blonder:

    Based on current insights and a comprehensive review of the competitive landscape, we've decided to drastically lower our free shipping minimum, just in time for the holiday season.

  3. Shane Wiley:

    We have also been proactive in adopting industry-leading privacy positions and tools, like detailed consent flows, granular user privacy controls, and ‘just-in-time' app notifications.

  4. Scott Adams:

    If there are no stupid questions, then what kind of questions do stupid people ask? Do they get smart just in time to ask questions?

  5. Gene Seroka:

    The system was gummed up because a lot of people on the larger side had gone from just' in - time' inventory management, to' just in case.' They wanted to get their orders into factories before their competitors did, they didn't want to be the' paper goods person of 2021'.

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