Haitian neighbors helping one another carried out the vast majority of rescues, ad hoc.
Loubani and Greyson found themselves inside the Fateh Mosque, which had become an ad hoc sanctuary, field hospital and morgue.
Throughout the '90s, America had responded to these attacks, if at all, on an ad hoc basis.
Leaving decisions to the ad hoc judgment of such regulators only opens the door to future errors.
An ad hoc network, Bibles, Badges & Business, represents the diversity of the pro-reform lobby.
The President reviewed the ad hoc committee's findings and approved the recommendations for Federal action.
ad hoc attonitus prior cum admiracione dixit: Vere si hoc constaret, mundo non sic habundaretis sicut habundatis.
But it was administered by ad hoc offices rather than companies and was not reliable in making payments.
ad hoc prstandum mihi videbatur ille, et natura compositus et accensus studio.
Many persons were arrested, and a military commission, ad hoc; was appointed to try them.
Latin, literally "for this (specific purpose)."
Contrived purely for the purpose in hand rather than planned carefully in advance. E.g. "We didn't know what to do about the sausage rolls, so we set up an ad-hoc committee".