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hot seat

Medspeak-UK
A popular term for the seat in which the candidate for a job or post sits and answers questions from the Appointments Committee.

Pathology
A position in some academic pathology departments that provides tentative diagnoses for tissues received from the previous day’s surgery and endoscopies. The hot seat reduces diagnostic turnaround time, allowing earlier patient management.
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So as the man in the hotseat changes, many of the problems and strategic issues that have blighted three previous managers remain.
Turn-based multiplayer game with simultaneous plan and resolution cycle: ranked and casual play, friend finder, rankings, leaderboards, and no hotseat waiting
HOTseat will see BBC World's leading news and current affairs broadcaster Stephen Sackur quiz Stewart on his own responsible tourism policies and also question him on the challenges facing a more sustainable industry.
Hodgson would bring an avuncular and steadying presence to the Anfield hotseat, but, at 62 years of age, time is perhaps not on his side.
Alan Lloyd: In the hotseat during Birmingham's infamous big freeze in January 2004
After his time in the Albion hotseat he had a spell in Greece with Olympiakos when the club finished league runners-up.
Kaplan Interactive offers Hotseat, an on-line game to help you practice for a job interview.
Since I was on the hotseat with the old-growth issue, I was selected to come to Washington, DC, to lead the agency into a new management era.
is called "The HotSeat Circle," in which a distinguished group of 17 industry players get individually put on the spot in a fun exercise that taps into their creative genius.
He applied to replace Ian Baraclough in the Motherwell hotseat in October but lost out to Mark McGhee.
The last time the studio hotseat was shared between two people was in 1987 when Spitting Image creators Fluck and Law were sent to the desert island together.
Ex-Hearts boss Csaba Laszlo has targeted a return to Scottish football after leaving the Lithuania hotseat.