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Idle

Describing a project or asset that is not being used and therefore is not generating revenue. An idle asset usually has a maintenance cost associated with it. Companies therefore attempt not to have idle assets unless demand drops below a certain level.
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Not only does the Idle Guard 200 provide an abundance of benefits for fleet and delivery vehicles, it delivers with the element that makes any innovative product truly marketable: simplicity.
This no idle system saves fuel and reduces emissions and maintenance expense associated with unnecessary idling," said Robert Hopton, CEO of Idle Free Systems.
to say that "polls have shown the government that some of the Canadian people turned against the Idle No More movement for various reasons.
Idle Waters produced 13 foals, the best of whom was the Solario Stakes winner Shining Water.
The Idle Guard 200 is a successful solution that is currently used by large municipal fleets, utility cooperatives, concrete aggregate mixers, construction companies and large Midwest grocery chains.
Yap, a former agriculture secretary, said although Republic Act 8435, otherwise known as the "Agricultural and Fisheries Modernization Act" (AFMA), prescribed an idle land taxation, the amount of taxes collected out of said idle lands remains insignificant, if not totally negligible.
Our experience shows for instance that idle time on excavators is lower than that average, while loaders and haul trucks are higher than average as they legitimately have to "wait" in their normal daily operation.
Because of the nature of data--terabyte after terabyte that never stops flowing--SETI came up with a novel idea: Why not let idle computers around the world help to process the data?
Drivers, a diesel engine and low idle are a nasty combination for your MLRS.
Besides the obvious humorous moments of the gifted Idle and Coltrane trying to dress and talk like sisters (not to mention the depilatory question and the temptations of the girls' locker room), there's also Charlie, who was raised Catholic, trying to explain the mysteries of the Church to a confused Brian.
In ``The Four Yorkshiremen,'' Idle outdoes his companions with stories of childhood deprivation.
19, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Idle Smart announced today it is offering an innovative new platform based on the Android operating system, complete with remote management capabilities and easy-to-understand desktop performance reporting and diagnostics.