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 (hănd′ôf′, -ŏf′)
1. Football The act or an instance of handing the ball to a teammate during a play.
2. Sports The act or an instance of handing a baton to a teammate in a relay race.
3. The act or an instance of passing something or the control of it from one person or agency to another: a handoff of the aircraft from one control tower to another.
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Noun1.handoff - (American football) a play in which one player hands the ball to a teammatehandoff - (American football) a play in which one player hands the ball to a teammate
American football, American football game - a game played by two teams of 11 players on a rectangular field 100 yards long; teams try to get possession of the ball and advance it across the opponents goal line in a series of (running or passing) plays
football play - (American football) a play by the offensive team
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Improvement occurred after customized I-Pass handoff modules were embedded in electronic health records to facilitate standardized provider communication, easy editing and, when possible, automatic inclusion of intensity and patient description--including actions, procedures and "what-if scenarios"--to be used by all clinical teaching program services.
This is due to the frequent movement of MR during handoff in NEMO.
The vehicle traveled between the two radios, achieving 5G NR Layer 3 3GPP-compliant mobility handoff of the signal between the two sectors.
a contract to help implement and sustain the use of the I-PASS standardized handoff method, including training clinical staff on its use, the company said.
Pertinent information typically reviewed in the shift handoff includes diagnosis, history, procedures performed, hemodynamic trends, medications, and the patient's plan of care (Maxson, Derby, Wrobleski, & Foss, 2012).
It sounds simple: a bank employee named Samantha Sobolik is set to receive a package containing covert information in a handoff on the Charles Bridge.
Morone, who will continue to serve as CEO until his successor is in place, has also agreed to remain on the board to support the transition and ensure an orderly handoff.
Of the 146 US food brands, 47 percent incorporate e-commerce handoff on their brand sites.
MS in a wireless network switches its current Point of Attachment (PoA) to a new wireless network using a process called handoff [7].
When a mobile network changes its point of attachment in CR vehicular networks, NEMO is concerned with the management of this movement which can be done by the spectrum handoff as shown in Figure 1.
The blocking probability of a new call and the forced termination probability of a handoff call are two fundamental measures in the teletraffic analysis of the mobile cellular network.