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tie-in

n. a connection; a liaison. I got a call from Mary—my tie-in with the mayor’s office—who says it’s all set.
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Under this agreement, contractors will be responsible for delivering a number of offshore oil and gas producing platforms, tie-in platforms, pipelines, power cables, and all the related facilities, as required under the current master plan for Saudi Aramco's offshore fields.
While most tie-ins are selected because they share a common or similar attribute with the news release topic, effective tie-ins can also be established based on humor or irony.
Not only do commentators on children's literature tend to ignore television tie-ins as a phenomenon but also, when discussing significant individual works of juvenile fiction, they seldom highlight any books within the television tie-in category.
During the rest of the holiday period, Tom Cruise stars in the film version of 'The Last Samurai', which comes with 'The Last Samurai: A Movie Guide' as one of literary tie-ins, and of course the final chapter of 'The Lord of the Rings' trilogy, 'The Return of the King', is released with at least five book tie-ins and the original source novel, reports Publishers Weekly.
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OK, we've got the plush toys taken care of, the Silly Meal tie-ins wrapped up, and the clothing line will be in stores soon.
Manufacturers hoping for a boost from orders for Millennium tie-ins have so far been disappointed.
Despite his assertion that "three or four slots on the best-seller lists are occupied by SF titles," in fact their occupants are fantasy tomes, media tie-ins, and Michael Crichton clones, not actual s.
But each weekend's movie is cartoonish with special effects and product tie-ins, from big-gulp cups to happy-meal action figures.
Tie-ins were strictly forbidden by the decisions of the United States Supreme Court from the middle thirties to the middle seventies, after which the Court weakened the prohibition in two successive decisions.
Comic book makers are also offering such special publications as Spider-Man antidrug issues, which can be used as tie-ins with local school and police programs.
The contract involves the plugging and abandonment (P & A) of eight wells, removal of platforms and conductors, and abandonment of pipelines and subsea tie-ins.
This EPC contract for Al Safaniya oilfield include engineering, procurement, fabrication, load-out, transportation, installation, hook-up and pre-commissioning work of four offshore platforms (SSS wellhead decks) with the associated four subsea pipelines, three submarine cables and downstream tie-ins
Many of its competitors, with weaker tie-ins to the mobile OS, do not," he wrote in the IDC report.
These contracts cover welding and installation of a 10 kilometre production flowline, subsea equipment installation and tie-ins, umbilical installation and tie-ins.