sensitive time

sensitive time

[′sen·səd·iv ′tīm]
(nucleonics)
The duration of supersaturation, sufficient for track formation, following expansion in a cloud chamber.
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'It is a sensitive time for Pakistan with the brunt being borne by the poor and vulnerable segments of society especially with regards to food poverty.
Citing the government's steps to boost decentralization, Majdouba said:"This academic initiative comes at a sensitive time for Jordan, where performance of all government institutions and their employees need to be at the highest degree of efficiency," adding the UJ has slashed 30% of the programs that benefit the local communities.
The petition comes at a sensitive time for relations been minority Muslims and the majority Hindu community.Some members of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist ruling party have been accused of stirring communal animosity as the party seeks a second term in a staggered general election now underway.
But the pay rise comes at a sensitive time for the group.
Nothing could be more calculated for the players to take their eyes off the ball than raising this issue at this most sensitive time and, amongst other things, calling into question contract matters and where they may be playing in the very near future.
Singapore: DBS said the immediate resignation of Reserve Bank of India Governor Urjit Patel comes at a sensitive time, when negotiations with the government to iron out differences on key regulatory aspects are ongoing, the Singapore banking group.
The arrest comes at a sensitive time for US-China relations.
They also acknowledged that their pre-election arrival came at a sensitive time.
He does not recall recent commentary from the company suggesting a CFO transition was in the works; he does not believe the Street had been expecting a CFO transition; the change is clearly happening at a sensitive time, given the launch of biosimilar versions of Humira in Europe this week and increasing questions around the mid-to-long term growth outlook for Humira in the U.S.; and this news was disclosed in an 8-K with no accompanying press release, Divan noted.
Iran faces sensitive time due to America tensions, economic woes: Khamenei
Tensions over basic services come at a sensitive time when Iraqi political blocs are attempting to form a coalition government
The security officer of the Israeli Consulate in New York wrote to diplomats and other Israeli emissaries that "this is a very sensitive incident at a very sensitive time. The security team has no security responsibility for the external event.