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Obsolete

1. In numismatics, describing a coin that is no longer minted or no longer circulates. Obsolete coins may be valuable as collector's items, but they are illiquid assets.

2. See: Obsolescence.
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It's up to us to be good stewards of these obsolete treasures and make sure if the goal is to save an old gun, to do so correctly and safely.
The research finds that over the last year, the percentage of obsolete devices in networks has remained the same, while the percentage of ageing devices has fallen significantly from 44% to 33%.
Julian Kirby, owner/founder says "...the content of the new site better reflects the way the business has developed over recent years, focusing increasingly on the sourcing of obsolete and rare parts to order for our customers rather than distribution product.
"We investigated how likely obsolete devices were to fail when compared with current or ageing devices.
The adage "Everyone complains about the weather but nobody does anything about it" may one day be obsolete if researchers at the University of Central Florida's College of Optics
That brings us to another item made obsolete by iPhone innovation: the alarm clock.
After the seizure, Cuba said the cargo included "obsolete defensive weapons" they were sending to North Korea "to be repaired and returned."
Regional director of office agency Ian Leather told the audience that if obsolete offices were converted, the potential 11,500 new homes would fulfill 25 per cent of the total recently pledged by the Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg.
LSH found that 27 per cent of total regional availability is obsolete accounting for 11.7 million sq ft and of this stock 7.4 million sq ft is suitable for conversion into 11,500 new homes.
AVCOM is a web-enabled tool which allows users to forecast when a part will become obsolete or too expensive, and then finds suitable replacements from across the marketplace.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-July 27, 2011-BAE Systems to launch web site to manage obsolete parts(C)1994-2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
They have become obsolete because of their temporary character or because their content has been taken up by more recent acts.