critical item


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critical item

An essential item which is in short supply or expected to be in short supply for an extended period. See also critical supplies and materiel; regulated item.
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Successful underwriting is not only about identification of the long-lead critical items that could most affect the project time but also about establishing reporting requirements and communication chains.
Given this parallel processing, the recall of presented words becomes an important memory cue to yield the theme (or gist) of the words, resulting in false recall of the critical item (Brainerd & Reyna, 1996, 1998, 2002).
Overall critical-violation rates estimated from the sample of inspection records from OSDH and OCCHD during the period 1996-2000 are presented in Table 1, together with the percentage of violations that were repeat violations of the same critical item.
To determine the discriminative sensibility of the Koss-Butcher and Lachar-Wrobel critical item sets as alcoholism indicators, the MMPI-2 Spanish version was applied to 244 male subjects (122 alcoholics and 122 non-alcoholics) between 24 and 69 years old.
Managing Resupply Requirements and Critical Item Support
A critical item often overlooked in the missing child call is the presence or absence of journals/diaries.
The ICIS team receives the API annually, applies the critical item criteria, and produces a filtered list of Air Force critical items, by weapon system, for use in ICIS analyses.
Under this new partnership the PostMarque system will use Skillweb's Houndit hosted within a cloud computing environment to replace business critical item tracking systems within Singapore Post, before the system is offered to other postal operations.
The maintenance transition reports provide delivery, estimated delivery and critical item data covering spares, support equipment, and publications for each system on the aircraft.
Summer weather in Alaska can be subject to dramatic swings, so another critical item is a sturdy, rain-resistant parka; consider Gore-Tex, which packs well.
Teledyne Brown successfully developed a full-scale interior mockup of the SWCS vehicle, provided hullform models and a demonstration of the system's functionality under a Phase One Critical Item Development (CID) Contract awarded in October 2010.
joined fellow Senate Democrats writing to President Trump, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT), urging Republicans to come to the table and work with Democrats in a bipartisan way on the Senates next critical item tax reform.

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