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lock-out

(lok′owt″)
In biomedical engineering and computer science, a forcing function that limits access to computer software, medications, or supplies unless the user performs a required sequence of actions, such as entering a unique access code.
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an award of damages was an appropriate and alternative remedy to an injunction, because the lock-out agreement did not give the buyer any right to purchase the land, ie the buyer did not have any special interest that needed to be protected.
As a result, enterprises can enforce a standard and tight security policy across all applications, with consistent policies for password composition and rotation, expiration, history, inactivity periods and automatic user lock-outs after certain activities.
Shortly after seeking information from the Company, the FDA allowed laser manufacturers to issue software which allowed surgeons to override previous lock-outs for unapproved limits, thus eliminating the need for the practice in question.
The agreement prohibits labor strikes and lock-outs during the term of the current mill contracts and their four-year extensions.
The system will relay such information as frontier crossing status, detours, snow reports, train lock-outs, air connections and exchange rates.
For travelers needing mechanical help, Airport Fast Park provides jump starts, tire repair and help with lock-outs.
The improvement in the results for the first six months reflects the increase in the selling prices along with higher revenues from the infrastructure work partly offset by the negative impact of the lock-outs at the Mississauga cement plant and Milton quarry in the first quarter.
For travelers needing mechanical help, jump starts, tire repair and help with lock-outs are available.
For travelers needing mechanical help, FastPark & Relax provides jump starts, tire repair and help with lock-outs.