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waiver

1. An exemption from some aspect of a federal health care statute that gives a facility the right to deliver care in a manner that varies from published standards.
2. The voluntary surrender of some legal right or privilege.
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Most likely he will clear waivers, become a free agent, and his new team will owe him $100,000.
Hayden, Kampf, Johnson and Alexandre Fortin are the four forwards who could be sent down without having to clear waivers. Only Henri Jokiharju is waiver exempt among D-men, and he's obviously not going anywhere.
The Red Sox dispatched Roberts to the limbo of designated for assignment on Friday with the hope that he will clear waivers and join Pawtucket.
10 and waived players have 48 hours to clear waivers. As Robbins reported, Turkoglu "no longer fits into the team's plans," and the team will officially clear him from the roster by Jan.