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obsolete

(ŏb′sə-lēt′, ŏb′sə-lēt′)
adj.
Biology Vestigial or rudimentary, especially in comparison with related or ancestral species, as the tailbone of an ape. Used of an organ or other part of an organism.

ob′so·lete′ly adv.
ob′so·lete′ness n.
ob′so·let′ism n.

obsolete

outdated, or no further use, gradually disappearing.
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Updates the list of contract administration functions to clarify responsibilities for payment administration and verification of contractor compliance with earned value management system requirements; deletes obsolete text on mobilization production planning surveys; and relocates to PGI, procedures for designation of contract payment offices.
For most taxpayers, properly categorizing assets and identifying nonexistent, nontaxable, overvalued or obsolete assets will result in substantial property tax savings.
Consequently, a large majority of Russian production companies currently work with obsolete equipment that are seriously undermining their competitiveness.
Proposed change clarifies text on the use of option clauses for industrial capability production planning; deletes unnecessary text on determinations for interagency acquisitions under the Economy Act; deletes restrictive requirements relating to the use of master agreements for vessel repair; deletes obsolete procedures for acquisition of bakery and dairy products; lowers the level for approval of profit on undefinitized contract actions for which substantial performance has been completed; and relocates to PGI, guidance on the use of options and procedures for preparation of master agreements and job orders, for breakout and acquisition of spare parts, and for acquisition of work over and above contract requirements.
Thus, as obsolete equipment has poured into the Chandler facility during the past two years, additional technicians have been hired (and all have been kept busy) to address the task of preparing computers, monitors, printers, keyboards and other electronic items for resale.
Affected countries are calling -- ever more frequently and with greater urgency -- for assistance to remove their obsolete pesticide stocks and prevent the further accumulation of toxic waste," said Mark Davis, head of FAO's program on the Prevention and Disposal of Obsolete Pesticides on the occasion of an expert consultation held in Rome.
An eclectic mix of resellers and bargain hunters crowded the warehouse early Saturday for a chance to walk away with thousands of items the Los Angeles Unified School District deemed obsolete and put up for auction.
Thus, one trend that has gathered steam over the past year is the "de-malling" of America, as many smaller and functionally obsolete suburban shopping malls are being replaced with big-box stores.
Rule #1: Every new product, process or service begins to become obsolete on the day it first breaks even.
Hospital to meet HIPAA compliance and e-Waste regulations with secure disposal of obsolete IT assets
However, obsolete scrap items requiring some disassembly "will be shipped to factories in Nanjing and Hong Kong, and most of the plastics generated after processing can be directly sold in the Chinese market.
Proposed change deletes a definition of advisory and assistance services that is used primarily for budgeting and reporting purposes and is adequately addressed in financial management regulations; deletes obsolete text on contracting for engineering and technical services and requesting activity responsibilities; and relocates to PGI, a list of DoD publications that govern the conduct of audits.