Wiggle Room


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Wiggle Room

The amount by which a sale can be reduced before it significantly cuts into profit. Wiggle room can determine how much of a discount a company can give a customer for things like volume, new client promotions, or other promotions.
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It's incumbent upon HHS, CMS and ONCHIT to scenario-play their meaningful use certification requirements all the way down the line to find the wiggle room some will exploit.
The irony is that many felt the figure of 60% market share, proposed for the competition test, was too generous, with a fair amount of wiggle room even in the so-called Tesco Towns dotted from Exmouth to Inverness.
That leaves little wiggle room, and perhaps less diversity than investors would like to see.
He added that the diplomatic-security cabinet is granting the army as much wiggle room as it needs in order to reach the goals of the operation.
5-inch cast-aluminum platform atop a 16-foot ladder provides plenty of stealthy wiggle room, the ergonomically contoured and padded flip-up seat offers all-day comfort.
There may be less wiggle room for the West in trying to find the lowest bidder to meet their energy needs at a time when the summer's record oil prices of more than $147 are a still vivid memory.
And, like any good lawyer-politician, he was careful to couch his comment in just enough wiggle room -- specifically, the slippery words, "that I know of.
In the tropics, many of these animals are already living at the temperatures their bodies like best, with little wiggle room for dealing with a warming world.
He added that, while there is currently enough wiggle room in the budget to pay for the 18-month approach, some lawmakers had other priorities for the money.
With other expansion possibilities in the pipeline, Kull said flexibility was key to the firm's expansion--and subleasing space provided that wiggle room.
While being there for your mom's 50th is the right thing to do, there may be some wiggle room.