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- adjective Not
paced; without a set speed.
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» A line where individual workers are free to work at different speeds, passing the partly-assembled parts on to the next station, is called 'unpaced'.
Last year Robert (The Younger) Cheruiyot chopped a minute and 22 seconds off Robert (The Elder) Cheruiyot's course record in the fastest time (2:05:52) ever run on a non-flat course in an unpaced race.
Let's look in more detail at how the performance of unpaced production lines can be improved.
As each part of the assembly process normally requires a different average length of time to complete, unpaced production lines are generally 'unbalanced'.
1984 - Greatest unpaced 1-hr bicycle distance, F Moser (Italy), 51.15 km