Definition of just-in-time in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈjəst ən ˌtīm/


Denoting a manufacturing system in which materials or components are delivered immediately before they are required in order to minimize inventory costs.
Example sentences
  • Some suppliers make their own just-in-time daily deliveries to Boeing's storage areas.
  • Artificial intelligence systems and expert systems will be required to provide just-in-time logistics in support of the smaller logistics footprint ashore.
  • Another benefit of consolidating client storage is the ability to implement a just-in-time storage capacity policy.

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Syllabification: just-in-time

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