same-day service

same-day service

(humour, operating system)
An ironic term used to describe long response time, particularly with respect to MS-DOS system calls (which ought to require only a tiny fraction of a second to execute). Such response time is a major incentive for programmers to write programs that are not well-behaved.

See also PC-ism.
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LYTE--a leading medical cannabis tele-health company, serving patients across nine Canadian provinces through Lyte Resource Centre, effectively meets medical cannabis needs, granting authorization and offering access to 22 Health Canada-approved licensed producers as part of a same-day service.
LYTEa[euro]"a leading medical cannabis tele-health company, serving patients across nine Canadian provinces through Lyte Resource Centre, effectively meets medical cannabis needs, granting authorization and offering access to 22 Health Canada-approved licensed producers as part of a same-day service.
LYTE-a leading medical cannabis tele-health company, serving patients across nine Canadian provinces through Lyte Resource Centre-effectively meets medical cannabis needs, granting authorization and offering access to 22 Health Canada-approved licensed producers as part of a same-day service.
With convenient same-day service, affordable house calls and reliable professionalism, EveryDay Appliance Repair stands behind their work and is committed to customer satisfaction.
'Effective today, this newly activated partnership with Love's is providing our customers with increased repair velocity, expanding their access to same-day service for a wide array of light mechanical repairs,' said Friedrich Baumann, Navistar president, Aftersales and Alliance Management.
The staff at Crystal Clear Optical is committed to ensuring the comfort and satisfaction of each and every patient, doing its best to accommodate schedules with appointment times that work, offering same-day service and helping patients understand their vision insurance coverage to get the best vision care possible.
said Thursday that customers will be able to order the same-day service through the company's app, or by sending a text or calling the pharmacy.
Amazon charges $119 for its Prime membership, which gives shoppers free two-day delivery, and in some cases, same-day service. (Bloomberg)
Dr Duffy said: "When we know we're seeing the loss of a same-day service, when we know GPs who are retiring aren't being replaced and GPs moving to many towns can't find a new GP, here we are with the Government saying, 'Here you go.
For guests who want to score Black Friday deals but prefer to pick them up later, Order Pickup will be available for select items on Thanksgiving and Black Friday, and for the first time, Drive Up, a free, same-day service enabling guests to order in the Target app and have their items brought to their car, will be available on Black Friday.
There are nearly 60,000 Filipinos in the country and with iREMIT's brilliant network of pay-out locations across the Philippines and same-day service, our customers will really feel the benefit," said Travelex managing director for Middle East and Turkey Tom Fane.
Fallin, the Oklahoma Department of Commerce, the Oklahoma Department of Transportation, Tulsa Tech all of them contributed to the incentive package."<br />The fulfillment center will be part of Amazon.com's growing nationwide production distribution network with the goal of same-day service across as much of the country as possible.