open dating

noun

Definition of open dating

: the marking of perishable food products with a clearly readable date indicating when the food was packaged or the last date on which it should be sold or used

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Nicholls update: Southland Conference co-champions in 2018, Nicholls is playing only its second game following last week's open date. Richard Dean, Houston Chronicle, "College football preview: Nicholls at Prairie View A&M," 13 Sep. 2019 That doesn’t seem daunting, except Arizona will have two weeks to prepare thanks to an open date on Sept. 21. Jon Wilner, The Mercury News, "Saturday Night Five: USC rolls, UCLA rolls over, Colorado’s comeback, Cal’s upset and more," 8 Sep. 2019 That doesn’t seem daunting, except Arizona will have two weeks to prepare thanks to an open date on Sept. 21. Jon Wilner, The Denver Post, "Pac-12 football Week 2 recap: USC rolls, UCLA rolls over, Colorado’s comeback, Cal’s upset and more," 8 Sep. 2019 The Buckeyes’ 2024 schedule still has two open dates following a season-opening road trip to Washington. Nathan Baird, cleveland.com, "Ohio State football to play Arkansas State in 2022, San Jose State and Western Kentucky in 2023," 22 Aug. 2019 Deadlines were missed, opening dates pushed back, excuses made. Steve King, Condé Nast Traveler, "Raffles Singapore Review: First In," 8 Aug. 2019 As of now, Michigan doesn't have an open date on its football schedule until 2022. Nick Baumgardner, Detroit Free Press, "Jim Harbaugh says Michigan football will play a game on 'foreign soil'," 19 July 2019 Brown said there are currently no FBS teams with open dates in that season. Ralph D. Russo, courant.com, "AAC isn’t looking to replace Huskies, keeping conference at 11 teams," 26 June 2019 Brown said there are currently no FBS teams with open dates in that season. Ralph D. Russo, baltimoresun.com, "UConn football heads toward independence; 11 enough for AAC," 25 June 2019

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First Known Use of open dating

1970, in the meaning defined above

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