shakeout


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shakeout

[′shāk‚au̇t]
(metallurgy)
Removing a casting from a sand mold.
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'The performance of the shakeout drill was impressive, informative and successful.
More than 58 million people reportedly participated in 2017 in the ShakeOut drills, which are one-minute or more earthquake drill in which participants practice "drop, cover, and hold on" and conduct other aspects of their emergency plans.
This is why it so important that we practice the right actions to take, and ShakeOut teaches us that.
"Everyone, everywhere should know how to protect themselves in an earthquake," said Mark Benthien, Global ShakeOut Coordinator and Outreach Director at the Southern California Earthquake Center.
He also suggests that executives dole out projects to multiple outsourcing providers as a form of insurance in the impending shakeout.
One of the things that was learned in the post-'90s shakeout was that generic ASPs are a contradiction in terms.
The shakeout started right at the outset of the new millennium when software E-tailer Beyond.com announced that it was restructuring its business and cutting its workforce by 20%.
While the odds that European web sellers will have a successful Christmas shopping season seem good - with Internet penetration and buying propensity on the increase - IDC believes the industry has been harmed by the dramatic shakeout among European web sellers over the year.
While noting the limited availability of retail space, many vendors indicated that the category retains room to develop before a major shakeout occurs.
In its most recent survey of ISO 9000 registrars in North America, the National ISO 9000 Support Group discovered a price shakeout and increased success for companies seeking registration.
She actually likes a lot of what's going on in the $300-billion-a-year insurance industry, which is reacting to the prospect of federal control by accelerating toward a major shakeout. In 1991, more than half of the 150 million Americans covered by employee-sponsored insurance plans were enrolled in some type of managed-care program--a category including health-maintenance organizations, preferred-provided organizations, and similar networks of health providers and funders.
However, the effect of the mill closure goes beyond the Thunder area and will likely result in a shakeout of the industry.