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    parallel processing software

    Parallel processing software manages the execution of a program on parallel processing hardware with the objectives of obtaining unlimited scalability (being able to handle an increasing number of interactions at the same time) and reducing ...  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    ionizing radiation

    Ionizing radiation, also (imprecisely) called radioactivity, is electromagnetic (EM) radiation whose waves contain energy sufficient to overcome the binding energy of electrons in atoms or molecule s, thus creating ion s.  Continue Reading

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    Netfinity

    IBM's Netfinity is an Intel-based enterprise server line that is based on IBM's X-architecture.  Continue Reading

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    synchronous groupware

    Synchronous groupware is programming that enables real-time collaboration among geographically-distributed work group members.  Continue Reading

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    degree Fahrenheit

    The degree Fahrenheit (o F) is the unit of temperature used by most people in the United States in describing weather.  Continue Reading

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    angular velocity (rotational velocity)

    Angular velocity, also called rotational velocity, is a quantitative expression of the amount of rotation that a spinning object undergoes per unit time.  Continue Reading

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    support

    In information technology, support refers to functionality that is provided between or among products, programs, devices, modes, or accessories.  Continue Reading

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    e-ticket (electronic ticket)

    An e-ticket (electronic ticket) is a paperless electronic document used for ticketing passengers, particularly in the commercial airline industry.  Continue Reading

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    IRIX

    IRIX is a UNIX -based operating system from SGI that is optimized for applications that use 3-D visualization and virtual reality environments.  Continue Reading

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    Fourier analysis

    Fourier analysis is a method of defining periodic waveforms in terms of trigonometric function s.  Continue Reading

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    uptime and downtime

    Uptime is a computer industry term for the time during which a computer is operational.  Continue Reading

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    centimeter cubed per gram

    The centimeter cubed per gram (symbolized cm 3 /g) is the standard unit of specific volume in the centimeter-gram-second (cgs) or small-unit metric system.  Continue Reading

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    erg

    The erg is the standard unit of energy in the centimeter-gram-second (cgs) or small-unit metric system.  Continue Reading

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    Exim

    Exim is an open source mail transfer agent (MTA), which is a program responsible for receiving, routing, and delivering e-mail messages (this type of program is sometimes referred to as an Internet mailer, or a mail server program).  Continue Reading

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    Nyquist Theorem

    The Nyquist Theorem, also known as the sampling theorem, is a principle that engineers follow in the digitization of analog signals.  Continue Reading

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    look-to-book ratio

    The look-to-book ratio is a figure used in the travel industry that shows the percentage of people who visit a travel Web site compared to those who actually make a purchase.  Continue Reading

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    coefficient

    In a mathematical equation, a coefficient is a constant by which a variable is multiplied.  Continue Reading

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    conformal coating

    Conformal coating is the process of spraying a dielectric material onto a device component to protect it from moisture, fungus, dust, corrosion, abrasion, and other environmental stresses.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    Northwood

    Northwood is the code name for the latest version of Intel's Pentium 4 processor.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    nematic liquid crystal

    A nematic liquid crystal is a transparent or translucent liquid that causes the polarization (that is, the focusing in a plane) of light waves to change as the waves pass through the liquid.  Continue Reading

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