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Business. noting or pertaining to a method of inventory control that keeps inventories low by scheduling needed goods and equipment to arrive a short time before a production run begins. Abbreviation: JIT

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just-in-time

adjective

denoting or relating to an industrial method in which waste of resources is eliminated or reduced by producing production-line components, etc, as they are required, rather than holding large stocksAbbreviation: JIT
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Idioms and Phrases with just-in-time

just in time

see in the nick of time.

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