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one-off

(1) One disc at a time. Recorded CD-R discs are called one-offs because they are "burned" one at a time in an optical drive.

(2) Software that is written to solve a specific problem and run only one time is sometimes called a one-off.

(3) Any single product that is custom created for a customer one at a time. See me-tailing.
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On the positive side, there will be a one-off gain of EUR700,000 as a result of the divestment of a plant property in Saltsjo-Boo, near Stockholm.
424bn in 2009 from DKK708m a year earlier, driven by smaller one-off costs.
One-off effects were mainly the restructuring costs at the metal forming operations of its steel division, as well as launch costs for new plants in the United States and Brazil.
The group suffered a number of one-off costs over the past 12 months, which concerned analysts.
2m, as it included a EUR1m one-off charge versus total net non-recurring gains of EUR35.
28 July 2011 - Finnish industrial machinery company Metso Oyj (HEL: MEO1V) saw its second-quarter operating profit shrink 14% year-on-year to a lower-than-expected EUR121m due to negative one-off items.
For the first half of 2011 operating profit, excluding one-offs and impairment charges, dropped to EUR4m although sales grew to EUR1.
Operating profit excluding one-offs landed at EUR704m, down by 14% on the year.
Some SEK720m of the one-offs are due to a positive outcome of a transaction agreed with the bankruptcy estate of Lehman Brothers, Swedbank said today in a statement.
Excluding one-offs, the 2010 operating result was EUR22.
However, adjusted for one-offs, the margin improved to 5.