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Zone

1. See: Free trade zone.

2. In marketing, an area that a single sales representative or team of sales representatives are assigned to cover. A sales representative whose zone is, for example, Oklahoma, is not allowed to try to sell products in Texas and vice versa. This helps prevents sales reps from competing with each other for commissions.
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Cheng, "Utilization of the neutral zone technique for a maxillofacial patient," Journal of Prosthodontics, vol.
Although different materials can be used for neutral zone records i.e.
Prosthodontists have been utilising the neutral zone concept for denture fabrication since 1930s.
Stresses [[sigma].sub.R] in straight pipe [10] of tangential direction of outer layer is 1.18 times less than in pipe elbow in neutral zone outer layer.
The evidence regarding the efficacy of neutral zone technique is inconclusive, but this technique is recommended by several leading professional organisations and its use is obligatory in a significant minority of hospitals as a safety measure to reduce sharps injuries during operations while research continues in this area.
However, you can still acknowledge the other party's viewpoint, and work to find the neutral zone to avoid an argument.
There is some talk about carving out a "neutral zone" along the border where the team would operate.
At each end is an area the size of the penalty box with a ten yard neutral zone between boxes.
Every transition can be understood as consisting of three threads or strands--an ending, a neutral zone, and a new beginning.
In 2000, Arabian Oil lost its drilling rights in the Saudi Arabian-controlled portion of an oil field off the former neutral zone between Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.
"He got a lot of third or fourth assists, winning the puck in the neutral zone for us and starting the move that led to a goal.
Captain John Harriman, the commander of the Enterprise-B, must sneak aboard the Romulan flagship to "create" an interstellar incident at a time of high military buildup along the neutral zone. Hugh Flick, Jr., Silliman College, Yale Univ., New Haven, CT