safety net

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n safety net a large strong net to catch circus acrobats who fall or jump from a trapeze
    • n safety net a guarantee of professional or financial security
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Usage

In literature:

This is the "Moral Hazard": the safety net is fast being transformed into a licence to gamble.
"After the Rain" by Sam Vaknin
When circus performers on the high trapezes fall or jump into the safety nets, they do not usually do it haphazardly.
"Joe Strong The Boy Fire-Eater" by Vance Barnum
Yet, right or wrong, hasn't the war stretched a little the safety net of our democracy?
"One Man in His Time" by Ellen Glasgow
Leontine noticed the decreased attendance when the safety nets were used, and begged the manager to dispense with them.
"Melomaniacs" by James Huneker
When I throw a bomb at anybody I shall take care to provide a safety net for myself.
"Jack and the Check Book" by John Kendrick Bangs
In shunning nets your hope of safety lay; Our safety is to be the netter's prey.
"The Complete Works of Richard Crashaw, Volume II (of 2)" by Richard Crashaw
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In news:

An issue of disagreement during the 2012 Farm Bill debate is whether the farm safety net should focus on revenue or price.
Holes in the Safety Net .
A ' safety net ' over our children.
France's Fraying Social Safety Net .
Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich Don't Get the Social Safety Net .
Crop Insurance Safety Net .
' Safety net ' hospitals brace for potential cuts.
Hennepin County Medical Center in downtown Minneapolis, Friday, May 11, 2012 As the state's largest safety net hospital, HCMC treats a disproportionately large number of patients who cannot pay for some or all of their care.
Mitt Romney Praises Safety Net He Wants To Shred.
State safety net is fraying.
The fiscal cliff's safety net .
Safety net is shrinking.
Weave Your Own Retirement Safety Net .
Colorado's Fraying Safety Net .
Price vs Revenue Farm Safety Net .
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In science:

Importantly, the computational system used is established a priori by measured data, contains no free or adjustable parameters, and hence, cannot utilize a fitting procedure a posteriori; accordingly, the numerical results shown in Figs. (1) to (3) stand or fall without a safety net.
Direct Cryptographic Computation of the Cosmological Constant $\Omega_\Lambda$
Using extensions of safety of net standard industry records SSL/TTL, it supports methods of users’ flexible authentication based on certificates, smart cards, and/or you accredit based in user and password, it also allows user’s rules and group, she also can to apply firewall rules in the virtual interface of VPN.
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Tends as main activity the technician-accounting consultantship of municipal districts, what explains the need of high level of safety in the transfer of data, be in LAN (net interns) or in the atmosphere WAN (Internet).
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