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earliest start time

[¦ər·lē·əst ′start ‚tīm]
(industrial engineering)
The earliest time at which an activity may begin in the schedule of a project; it equals the earliest time that all predecessor activities can be completed.
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There have been circumstances in the Caswall family which lead one to believe that they have had from the earliest times some extraordinary mesmeric or hypnotic faculty.
Geoffrey, a literary and ecclesiastical adventurer looking about for a means of making himself famous, put forth about the year 1136, in Latin, a 'History of the Britons' from the earliest times to the seventh century, in which, imitating the form of the serious chronicles, he combined in cleverly impudent fashion all the adaptable miscellaneous material, fictitious, legendary, or traditional, which he found at hand.
"We anticipate its announcement (the exemption) in the earliest time possible," he said, reiterating Kuwait's fulfillment of the conditions.
The earliest time he said he can appear in court is this morning.
Attlee introduced Universal National Health Care in 1948, on the highest ethical principles, and a huge number of practical, cooperative advantages of now directing money to the most sick, which earlier had been wasted in conflicting directions, at the earliest time of diagnosis, when treatment and surgery are most efficient.
Special Assistant to the President Christopher 'Bong' Go said 'De Castro has communicated to the Office of the President (OP) that she will endeavor to take her Oath at the earliest time as soon as Supreme Court is in receipt of her appointment paper.'
The Ministry said that a new call for granting financial support to airlines would be announced in the earliest time possible.
Under daylight saving time in the winter, that would make the earliest time for the prayer at 8:05 a.m., likely too late for people who have to go to work or drive a school carpool.
EDINBURGH Zoo panda Tian Tian has been artificially inseminated after coming into season at the earliest time since arriving in Scotland.
He hoped that drilling and repair of the remaining wells will be completed in the earliest time.
"We are discussing when would be the good time for me to visit the North, but so far nothing has been decided," he said, adding he is working to make the trip "at the earliest time."