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drop-ins

[analogy with drop-outs] Spurious characters appearing on a terminal or console as a result of line noise or a system malfunction of some sort. Especially used when these are interspersed with one's own typed input.
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The drop-ins this year will be held on Thursday, November 20, at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in the Maxillofacial Unit from 9.
A SCHEME that enables residents to drop-in for a health check while shopping has been extended.
FREE legal advice is being offered to Yarm residents at a series of drop-in sessions being run by a regional firm of solicitors.
While most regular bottle brands can disrupt a baby's natural suck-swallow-breathe feeding rhythm, Playtex Drop-Ins Bottle System is clinically shown to deliver an experience that mimics breastfeeding.
School nursing: drop-ins In South of Tyne and Wear, we are in the process of modernising our school nursing service and would like to hear from school nurses who run successful drop-ins for students in secondary schools.
A total of 10 drop-ins are being held, six in Huddersfield and four in Calderdale.
Sure Start also runs regular drop-ins during term time from 1.
The promotion will include TV drop-ins and signage behind home plate, as well as national advertising inventory on ESPN Radio and XM Satellite radio during all postseason games.
A Teacher of Yoga and Meditation since 1975, Karen is a Certified Yoga Instructor and a Registered Yoga Alliance Teacher who in 2002 opened the Buckhead Yoga Room in Atlanta and began her classes taught in 6-week sessions on Tuesdays offered from 11:00 am-12:30 pm and 6:30-8:00 pm at a cost of $90, or $18 per class for drop-ins.
The 450-member PYP has a fantastic programme of drop-ins, group work and health advice, as well as fun activities and trips.
A regular customer reports that drop-ins are supposed to be assigned to the four or five stylists in a rotating order.
The seven members of the selection committee, plus additional curators from both institutions, have also solicited recommendations (from "local and international curators, colleagues and critics, friends and enemies," says Biesenbach), and gone on numerous studio visits--some of them impromptu drop-ins at the behest of the artist next door.