First Mover


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First Mover

n
(Philosophy) the Aristotelian conception of God as the unmoved mover of everything else
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FEAR HARIBO is the first mover in the betting for the John R Weir Scottish Derby, with local layer Freddie Williams clipping Charlie Lister's dog into the general 4-1 from 5-1 - having accommodated a wager of pounds 15,000-pounds 3,000.
Other groups in health care are facilitating the change, hoping for a "first mover" advantage in shaping the way information is collected and reported.
"We started this program early to gain first mover advantage rather than wait for it to be wholly legislative driven," Sutcliffe says of the Recycling Solutions division.
In this connection he observes that the first heaven must have a soul in order to explain its desire to imitate the first mover. The arguments, on the other hand, he advances hardly prove that the first mover also exercises efficient causality, in other words, that he is the cause of the being of things.
In many emerging industries, especially in areas like biotechnology, medical technology and telecommunications, you've got to be quick (like Dash) to get "first mover advantage".
Not only are the export opportunities bright, but there is also a "first mover" advantage for the developer of a new bleached hardwood kraft pulp mill in Australia which could secure a sizable stake in the domestic market and compete against imports.
A related, though slightly different, translation issue concerning self-motion can also be found in the middle of the treatise, where Alexander deals with the First Mover as an object of thought and of desire.
The outside mover that moves it by force has to be connected to another mover, which in turn, has to be connected to the first mover of all.
Pollard: The whole question of first mover advantage, in this technological revolution, scared a lot of people into moving fast a year or two ago.
"We offer a total Internet television experience to a global market, and we have the first mover advantage.
In that model a randomly selected first mover proposes a government coalition and a precise way of sharing the private benefits associated with being in office within such a coalition.
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