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dispatch

  1. the sending out of finished goods for distribution and sale. Such finished goods can be dispatched from STOCK or as particular customers' orders are manufactured.
  2. the selection of JOBS or batches of a product to be completed in a PRODUCTION schedule. Various dispatch rules can be used to select which particular job should be completed next from a queue of jobs awaiting completion, such as ‘first come first served’, ‘random selection’, ‘minimum processing time’ (starting with the job which has the shortest machine processing time) etc.
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Stuart despatched some of the people for one of the loads, with a request to Mr.
The tin case, however, containing the important despatches for New York, was irretrievably lost; the very precaution taken by the worthy Hibernian to secure his missives, had, by rendering them conspicuous, produced their robbery.
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