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underrun

When writing to a CD-R disc, the inability of the computer to keep up with the recording process. There are numerous causes. The data may be coming from a slow CD drive or another slow source. The CPU may have limited memory, have too many open applications, or the drivers may be out-of-date. See thermal recalibration and coaster.
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It also gives us a perspective as to why government contractors are not particularly interested in underrunning contracts unless there is a specific incentive agreement that generously rewards doing so.
Holding capacities up to 15 tons and crossing spans up to 60 feet, underrunning single girder cranes allow for interchangeable components.
Several overarching themes hold the book together; only a few underrunning concerns common to edited volumes impede its steep ambitions.