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extemporaneous

(ĕks-tĕm″po-rān′ē-ŭs) [LL. extemporaneus]
Not prepared according to formula but devised for the occasion.
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If the extemporaneous preparation has only one ingredient, the name of the ingredient and percentage of the active component.
No matter how much an executive prepares, his range of control is considerably less for the Q & A than for the presentation, verbatim or extemporaneous.
A quick walk around the machine to look for leaks, clear any extemporaneous material from around the baler and to check oil levels is considered a very good start.
If you were involved in an extemporaneous general discussion involving interdepartmental staff and administration, and you made comments relating to a quality system, then I can see how the further discussion with the COO may have occurred.
The symposium from which this material was derived was designed to be interactive, and you will notice that this supplement includes a good deal of extemporaneous comment and discussion.
This is so extemporaneous to a retailer's core business that it's not a replacement of anything, and that's why retailers are responding," said Michelyn Camen, Barbara K
Chapter 2 centers on the Elizabethan debate over whether prescribed conformity or extemporaneous worship were more conducive to true and godly devotion, with a section on Richard Hooker's defense of the "devotional efficacy" of common prayer.
He said in an apparently extemporaneous departure from the text of a speech: "It first of all undermines marriage.
Historically, extemporaneous combined-arms organizations that have not trained together have failed.
Of course, nothing in the canned televised debates could be that extemporaneous.
While I was in Baltimore I used to do a lot of things like call the horse races--whatever called for extemporaneous chatter.
Private Bible reading, extemporaneous prayer, hymn singing, faithful church attendance, and a moral code centered on abstinence from alcohol and tobacco profoundly affected the pattern of my family's life.