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  • noun Plural form of guardrail.


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  • Though he was accustomed to writing compositions for percussion and the organ, Bertolozzi's notation sheets for the bridge music featured rather different parts for 24 "musicians," such as guardrails and signs.

    Notable & Quotable 2009

  • Rather than establishing "guardrails," Lynton and Hollywood would have run the Internet off the rails.

    Art Brodsky: Sony Prexy's HuffPo Plea Is a Floppola 2009

  • Radley Balko has been busy taking shots at Conservatives and "guardrails" on the Fox News Website no less and those on the left "fighting" for the living wage.

    Archive 2003-05-01 2003

  • Finally, by analogizing theology in terms of "guardrails" on the road to God, Miller potentially minimizes its importance, portraying theology less as Law and more as Guideline.

    deCOMPOSE 2010

  • The CoE provides governance, policies and guidelines, training, measurement support and best practices including "guardrails" on acceptable behavior as drawn up in partnership with the company's legal department, but Adobe says it has a "fairly open philosophy" towards social media stating it "trusts, encourages and empowers employees to do the right thing in social media channels."

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion 2010

  • Officials attribute the decline in fatalities, which is occurring nationwide, to improved vehicle safety, changes to roadways such as guardrails and other safety devices, better emergency medicine, and driver-awareness campaigns.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local 2010

  • Its so-called social media "guardrails" require employees to identify themselves as working for Telstra and to not say anything that might damage the company or its commercial interests. | Top Stories 2009

  • The operator also added a few county-recommended improvements, such as guardrails on the main gangway and a second exit from the marina. | news 2008

  • "We as a board and a community need to spell out what the goals are for superintendents and then give him the right amount of space within certain guardrails to let him strive for the goals."

    Greenwich Faces Class Struggles Shelly Banjo 2011

  • The resulting catastrophe was that thousands of sick patients were released to a world with few social or medical guardrails.

    Loughner's Sickness 2011


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