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What does FOB stand for?

FOB stands for Foreign Object

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In fact, the court was torn between following precedent and following the rationale for an exception to the statute of limitations much like the discovery rule wherein the statute of limitations does not begin to run until a patient knew or should have known that he or she had foreign object had been negligently left in their body.
The WheelTug system is designed to bring front-wheel drive to aircraft, with twin electrical motors in the nosewheels giving aircraft greater maneuverability and efficiency during ground movements such as reversing from a gate and taxiing to and from a runway, as well as reducing fuel consumption, foreign object damage and emissions.
An extra wide combination E-Z Tec[R] Dual-Beam Multi-Zone X-Ray and Metal Detector System has been introduced by Eriez to offer optimal detection and precise rejection of virtually any foreign object for packaged or bulk flow applications.
Using digital camera technology, the device identifies foreign objects and coffee beans differing in color and sorts them out with an air blast.