back order

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back′ or`der

an order placed for merchandise that is temporarily out of stock.
back′-or`der, v.t., v.i.
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'The new prices will be applicable for new booking and back orders with partial/full payments.
Sandoz has reported capacity constraints, and expects sporadic back orders for the next couple of months.
NNA - 10/01/2012 - Syria's President Bashar al-Assad said on Tuesday his priority was to bring back order in Syria, stressing that this could only be achieved by "hitting terrorists with an iron fist." Speaking in public for the first time since June last year, Al-Assad asserted that foreign plots were behind the uprising.
Stocking each item to the same fill rate would have very different consequences in terms of the duration of a back order if one occurs.
"After the verdict was issued the group caused chaos and wreaked havoc in the area which forced officers to regain control of the situation and bring back order."
The Vauxhall part is on back order, but you can get one from the Air Flow Meter Company for pounds 39.99 (call 02392 527268 for info).
This is why the Lebanese are anxiously awaiting the vote of confidence for the cabinet so that it will be able to bring back order to the market with respect to the cost of essential goods and services, Ayyoub said.
But if that part is on back order or maybe doesn't even exist, the unit doesn't have much choice but to wait ...
The company said that orders for the vaccine that it received through early- to mid-September will continue to be filled on a 6- to 7-week back order, but orders that are received after mid-September will not be available for shipment until near the end of the first quarter of 2008.
The growth in popularity of shears and shear hybrids (variously known as multi-processors, multi-tools, concrete pulverizers or by other terms, depending on the brand) combined with an overheated scrap market has helped spur sales and, in some cases, created back order situations for the devices.
I called a Williams-Sonoma store, but all the muddlers were sold out and on back order. I then called nurseries for mint plants, but there were no mint plants for sale in Fort Worth.
The book was available only in hardcover, and on back order. The professor altered the syllabus because of the delay.