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dispatch

i. The process of supervising the readiness of aircraft for their next flights so that departures can take place at the scheduled times. The term applies to civil aircraft.
ii. In paratrooping, to supervise the exits of parachutists or loads from aircraft in flight.
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Meanwhile, DAP dispatches surged by 70% year-on-year and 3.23 times on a month-on-month basis to 0.19 million tons.
During the remaining eleven months, dispatches breached the 4 million tonnes level three times and remained much above 3 million tonnes in the remaining eight months.
Dispatches helps people capitalize on the proliferation of photos taken on their iPhones and iPads to create something meaningful.
* Requiring consumers to pay an annual registration fee that will allow the police department to track the number of dispatches to an address and bill the homeowner for excessive use.
In the opening pages of Dispatches From the Culture Wars, Goldberg relates with astonishment that in 2000, when the tapper was becoming the biggest star in music, Sen.
Tollgrade Communications performed a statistically significant study in November 2002 to determine the relationship between Loop Test System (LTS) failures and false dispatches that can cost an RBOC millions of dollars annually.
The children kept track reading routine dispatches from Burch and saw pictures from other sources, such as National Geographic.
In previous cases, officers received dispatches of armed robberies, domestic disturbances, suspicious person complaints, and exposure incidents, as well as sexual assaults.
In this gritty and partially fictionalized memoir of a conflict so unlike their fathers' war, Herr (who had a hand in the scripts for Platoon and Apocalypse Now) has assembled these dispatches and fashioned a surrealistic account of the tedium, drugs, and body bags, and offers readers an encounter with the war that dislodged this generation.
The domestic dispatches during July to November 2018 stood at 16.283 million tons compared with dispatches of 16.434 million tons recorded in July to November 2017.
As per statistics released by the All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association, total cement dispatches in March 2018 were 4.65 million tons, highest in history.
Karachi -- Pakistan's cement exports increased by a whopping 85 per cent while recording highest ever dispatches in the month of March, All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA) announced on Wednesday.