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Musk also provided a tentative timeline for deliveries of Tesla’s Cybertruck, which will be built at a factory still under construction in Austin, Tex.Tesla beats the Street again as profits, deliveries, and margins surge|dzanemorris|October 21, 2020|Fortune
The first tentative calculation of tunneling time appeared in print in 1932.Quantum Tunnels Show How Particles Can Break the Speed of Light|Natalie Wolchover|October 20, 2020|Quanta Magazine
Commercial-real estate company Squarefoot has been making tentative steps, like others, to return to its New York office space over the last few months.
Talks between the two companies are ongoing, but if a tentative technology-sharing and manufacturing deal announced last month falls apart, Nikola will revert to a “base plan” without GM’s help, CEO Mark Russell said in an interview late Thursday.Nikola shares plunge after CEO says startup can go it alone|Verne Kopytoff|October 16, 2020|Fortune
Two months later, the parties informed the court they had reached a tentative settlement.This Billionaire Governor’s Companies Have Now Reached $140 Million in Lawsuit Settlements and Judgments Over Unpaid Bills|by Ken Ward Jr. and Alex Mierjeski|September 24, 2020|ProPublica
In Libya, the crisis of American tentativeness has grown worse almost by the day.
But in Libya the crisis of American tentativeness has grown worse almost by the day.
Lute's eyes were quizzical as she asked with a tentativeness that was palpably assumed, "With—a—with Mr. Barton?"Moon-Face and Other Stories|Jack London
He did it sketchily, with casual tentativeness, so that when it was found among the papers there would be no suspicions.The Little Lady of the Big House|Jack London
The fact that he remained standing imparted a tentativeness to the situation.The Shadow|Arthur Stringer
He nodded and swung away, moving with a peculiar tentativeness.Operation Terror|William Fitzgerald Jenkins