(commerce) a defence against unwelcome takeover bids in which a company resolves that its directors should serve staggered terms of office and that no director can be removed from office without just cause, thus preventing a bidder from controlling the board for some years
- Staggered hours
plural noun 1. a system of working in which the employees of an organization do not all arrive and leave at the same time, but have large periods of overlap
- Staggered pin grid array
hardware (SPGA) A style of integrated circuit socket or pin-out with a staggered grid of pins around the edge of the socket, positioned as several squares, one inside the other. SPGA is commonly used on motherboards for processors, e.g. Socket 5, Socket 7 and Socket 8. See also PGA. [Better description?] (1999-08-04)
or staggered head noun 1. dropline.
adjective 1. tending to stagger or overwhelm: a staggering amount of money required in the initial investment. verb (used without object) 1. to walk, move, or stand unsteadily. 2. to falter or begin to give way, as in an argument or fight. 3. to waver or begin to doubt, as in purpose or opinion; hesitate: […]