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changeover

1. Sport
a. the act of transferring to or being relieved by a team-mate in a relay race, as by handing over a baton, etc.
b. the point in a relay race at which the transfer is made
2. Sport chiefly Brit the exchange of ends by two teams, esp at half time

changeover

(programming)
The time when a new system has been tested successfully and replaces the old system.
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Thomas stated that his firm, which produces ductile iron castings from 500-30,000 1b, makes all alloy additions in the ladle and prefers to change between grades of ductile iron in an ascending order, For example, his foundry prefers a class 120 pig in the coreless induction furnace to changeover to class 100 or 80 ductile iron or a class 100 pig in the furnace for class 80 iron.
Garza says the garbage collection changeover will start July 1 with 7,800 homes in the area of East Speedway and North Houghton Road and will expand by 7,800 homes weekly until the entire city is included by late November or early December.
Apart from a few grumbles about those stupid one and two cent pieces, we have brought Ireland out on top of the Euro Changeover class.
Changeover times -- when production lines are altered for different products -- are particularly costly, and must be reduced to drive efficiency, says the report.
As part of a concerted campaign by my own department and others we hope to ensure a smooth changeover.
In addition to notes, the cash changeover also involves 56 billion coins.
For example, the Ottawa shift system removes the need for quick changeovers and provides longer periods between shift changes.
The carrier will have ten flights in the air during the changeover period, including long-haul services from Zurich to Bangkok, Bombay, Delhi, Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, as well as return flights to Zurich from New York, Los Angeles, Sao Paulo, Bombay and Delhi.
Cllr Arthur Waugh (Lab, Westwood), chairman of the finance policy team, said it was not yet known how much the changeover to 02476 would cost the council, but it had already cost pounds 2,000.
The latest problem: Mexico City residents must now dial a "five" before every local number as part of a changeover from seven-digit to eight-digit telephone numbers.
Manufacturing industries have much to learn from the world of motor racing in improving changeovers between production processes - everyone in the changeover team knows exactly what to do, when to do it, how to do it and has the skills required to perform each task; the materials are in the right place at the right time; all the tools and equipment are well maintained and thoroughly prepared; the team constantly practises and aims to improve; and everyone is recognized as being a valuable team member.