Hard Stop

Hard Stop

A definite time at which a meeting must end. A hard stop is usually announced beforehand. For example, if the CEO has to catch a plane at 6 p.m., the board meeting may have a hard stop at 4 p.m.
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Some readers of the coverage of this year's Dubai Airshow will have come to the conclusion that the astonishing regional growth in aviation is slowing, if not yet coming to a hard stop.
It has also been enhanced with a warning and hard stop feature.
The alert was not a hard stop, as we have organizationally made a decision to minimize hard stops.
Instead of hitting a hard stop at the end of their working life, they will be able to decide when to slow down.
If that breaks, "1,630 would be the next hard stop," Frederick said.
People usually have to say: "I have a hard stop at 10.
A hard stop was employed whereby requests for imaging that did not meet evidence-based criteria were not permitted to proceed.
Manhy were thrown into each other nd onto the floor by the force of the hard stop.
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If the order did not fit within the ranges, the system would fire a soft stop alert; or if the dose was so high, it would initiate a hard stop.
There's a hard stop in the computerized provider order entry system that prohibits the physician from initiating the order until a reason is given, explains Cathy Mingo, R.
Some of the common analyses and outputs from robotic simulation are robot envelope and hard stop information based on the actual motion of the robot incorporating all its tasks.