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  • n. schedule, often used by amateur radio operators for a prearranged contact
  • n. A flight's schedule, particularly used if there is a "sked change".


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  • All the advance work is essential to facilitating a seven-day shooting sked, which is the norm for cable drama series compared to eight days for a network skein.

  • Is "sked" is a word appropriate for headlines in a major newspaper now, or was this piece texted in by a 13-year-old Justin Bieber fan? - News

  • Well if Metra has set a Thurs 'sked' for the BNSF they haven't bothered putting it up on their web site or tweeting it. - News

  • Having his life dramatized in a film ranked first for the second weekend in a row at the box office is "not something I ever expected or a sked for," said Mr. Narendra.

    Creative License of 'Social Network'

  • (** ANALYST NOTE: __________ sked __________ which kinds of communication systems we would need to improve communications in Iraq. __________ ndicated that Thuraya phone systems, HF comms and VHF comms would improve communication. __________ ndicated that the use of Regional ROC's also helps to improve communication because RROC's can communicate directly with each other when persons traveling in their AOR are unable to communicate.) 14.

    David Isenberg: The GAO Transcripts, Part 15: Coordination is Easier Said Than Done

  • CW continues to see improvement over its disastrous early-season Sunday sked, as the combo of “Jericho” (0.4/1 in 18-49, 1.1 million viewers overall) and the 1992 movie “Cutting Edge” (0.6/1 in 18-49, 1.6 million viewers overall) gave the net its best performance on the night this fall.

    Save Jericho Again |

  • I was talking to Bruce for a sked when probably the biggest wave of the gale hit us hard.

    True Spirit

  • I myself have been quite busy the last few weeks what with the WGA Strike-delayed “Up Fronts” — the network showcases put forth for ad buyers hyping the new shows on this fall's sked — and the ensuing frenzy it brings as folks (yours truly included) scramble to nab meetings and get new material in the hands of production execs.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • Advisers Robert Gibbs and David Axelrod also got on, Gibbs saying that the reason HRC delayed releasing her sked was that she was "hiding" something, and "one thing she was hiding was the truth."

    Obama Conference Call 3/20/08, with Audio - Swampland -

  • It came in ahead of sked and capped thirty-one pilgrims and almost buried yours truly under a pile of heads and arms.

    Dead Zero


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  • Short for "schedule."

    Found a good example today:

    "Having begun previews Sept. 12, "Hamlet" has a preview sked of nearly four weeks. Tepper Madover says the company doesn’t need the practice -- "they’re ready to go after 12 weeks at the Donmar" -- but the busy autumn sked and the Jewish holidays necessitated a longer preview period than originally anticipated." - Variety (

    September 21, 2009