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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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Lawwell has not yet given up hope of landing Owen Coyle even though the Burnley manager has distanced himself from the vacant hotseat and has been offered a twoyear extension to his current deal at Turf Moor.
TAKE YOUR MICK McCarthy is open to a second stint in the Ireland hotseat as list of candidates grows longer
Greig took on the hotseat at MTC Park in January last year and earned the Airdrie Junior outfit their first ever promotion this season.
Certainly the problems at Birmingham City run far, far deeper than the identity of the man in aforementioned hotseat.
Alex McLeish: The new bookies' favourite has publicly stated his desire to return to the Scotland hotseat.
'Back in the hotseat. God bless us all,' said Reyes, who was also recently named as TV5 president and chief executive officer, in a tweet after the news broke.
Singapore, Singapore, December 17, 2015 --(PR.com)-- Southeast Asian virtual game studio Boomzap Entertainment launches its Kickstarter campaign for Legends of Callasia, a cross-platform fantasy world conquest game with board game-style mechanics and no hotseat waiting.
FORMER Everton manager David Moyes has emerged as the frontrunner to take over at the Villa Park hotseat following the sacking yesterday of Tim Sherwood.
For four years, New Canaan has used four dual-screen flight simulators from HotSeat Chassis Inc.
In his 34 years in the Gers hotseat, Struth amassed 18 league championships and 12 cups.
However, when asked if there was any chance he would return to the managerial hotseat, he said: "No, because they did not prove to me that they wanted to keep me."
CREWE manager Steve Davis has revealed he held talks with Burnley over the vacancy left by Eddie Howe before the Clarets' hotseat was filled by Sean Dyche.