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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That schedule takes into account a hard stop in July to accommodate the Vikings training camp this summer, Miller said.
When chambering a round from the magazine, I found it useful to not just pull the slide back, but to make sure to pull the slide back to a hard stop.
We were taxing [sic] back toward the gate when suddenly we came to a hard stop like they hit the brakes.
Yassar, 28, was shot through the windscreen of his Audi car following a hard stop on the M62 after a tip-off he was carrying an illegal gun.
Unfortunately, my mum fell ill that year and as a result he retired with a hard stop from the business.
The thinner the circuit, the smaller the mandrel diameter, with a hard stop somewhere between 0.
THE HARD STOP (15) HHHH H THE riots that rocked Britain five years ago form the backdrop for this eviscerating and important look at youth alienation.
The hard stop resulted in significantly fewer overrides (8% vs 56%) and substantially higher cost savings.
Over 10 years ago, I attempted to put a hard stop in the EHR to require documentation that women of reproductive age be evaluated for contraception.
The pressure of the event's hard stop deadline has resulted in a frenzy of building activity as investors seek to capitalise on the thousands of visitors expected to attend the competition to support their teams.
His Sa Isang Hindi Natatanging Umaga, at ang mga Ulap ay Dahan-Dahang Pumaibabaw sa Nabubulok na Lungsod is described as a love story between two typical corporate types trapped in monotonous nine-to-five jobs and their bittersweet ruminationsA| after their affair halts to a hard stop.
Though a Coumadin hard stop was put in place, it did not prevent task saturation/overload, as it took up time and created interruptions that led to other task failures.