Preemptive

  • (adj): Designed or having the power to deter or prevent an anticipated situation or occurrence.
    Example: "A preemptive business offer"

Some articles on preemptive:

Preemptive Strike (disambiguation)
... A Preemptive strike refers to a surprise attack launched with the stated intention of countering an anticipated enemy offensive ... Preemptive strike may also refer to Preemptive Strike (album), a retrospective compilation album of DJ Shadow's singles released on the UK record label Mo'Wax Pre-Emptive Strike, a three-track ...
Macintosh 128K/512K Technical Details - Features - Timekeeping
... countdown timer provided the hardware necessary for preemptive multitasking ... Preemptive multitasking was not possible in the Macintosh operating system only with the release of OS X, which eventually replaced it, did preemptive multitasking come to the Macintosh platform ...
Preemptive Strike (Star Trek: The Next Generation)
... List of Star Trek The Next Generation episodes "Preemptive Strike" is the 176th episode of the science fiction television series Star Trek The Next Generation ... "Preemptive Strike" concluded the plotline involving the character Ro Laren ...
Pre Emptive Solutions - History
... PreEmptive was founded in 1996 ... In 1998, PreEmptive released DashO for Java application protection and optimization (the name DashO comes from the compiler optimization flag "-o") In 2002, PreEmptive released Dotfuscator for.NET application ... In 2008, PreEmptive expanded DashO and Dotfuscator to include Runtime Intelligence giving software producers an easy way to monitor and measure applications ...
Preemptive Overcalls
... A preemptive overcall is a jump overcall (so 2♦ is preemptive over 1♣ but not over 1♥) that is otherwise identical to a preemptive opening bid ... The suit requirements for preemptive overcalls are generally similar to a preemtive opening ...