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  • 1 Mode scrambler — In telecommunications, a mode scrambler or mode mixer is a device for inducing mode coupling in an optical fiber, or a device that, itself, exhibits a uniform output intensity profile independent of the input mode volume or modal excitation… …

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  • 2 Online charging system — (OCS) is a system allowing a Communications service provider to charge their customers, in real time, based on service usage Contents 1 Architecture 1.1 Functions within the OCS 1.1.1 Online Charging Functions …

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  • 3 The Skeleton in Armor — is the name given to a curious archaeological artifact unearthed in Fall River, Massachusetts in 1832, and subsequently destroyed in a fire in 1843.Discovery and descriptionA contemporary account of the skeleton s discovery and general appearance …

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  • 4 George Jennings — (10 November 1810 ndash;17 April 1882) was an English sanitary engineer and plumber who invented the first public toilets. Josiah George Jennings was born on 10 November 1810 in Eling, at the edge of the New Forest in Hampshire. He was the eldest …

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  • 5 ICO (file format) — ICO Filename extension .ico Internet media type image/vnd.microsoft.icon Uniform Type Identifier com.microsoft.ico Developed by Microsoft Type of format …

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  • 6 construction — n. 1. Fabrication, erection, building. 2. Structure, formation, conformation, configuration, form, figure, shape, mode of constructing. 3. Interpretation, explanation, version, rendering …

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  • 7 construction — n. 1 the act or a mode of constructing. 2 a thing constructed. 3 an interpretation or explanation (they put a generous construction on his act). 4 Gram. an arrangement of words according to syntactical rules. Derivatives: constructional adj.… …

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  • 8 arts, East Asian — Introduction       music and visual and performing arts of China, Korea, and Japan. The literatures of these countries are covered in the articles Chinese literature, Korean literature, and Japanese literature.       Some studies of East Asia… …

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  • 9 technology, history of — Introduction       the development over time of systematic techniques for making and doing things. The term technology, a combination of the Greek technē, “art, craft,” with logos, “word, speech,” meant in Greece a discourse on the arts, both… …

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  • 10 Disk encryption theory — Disk encryption is a special case of data at rest protection when the storage media is a sector addressable device (e.g., a hard disk). This article presents cryptographic aspects of the problem. For discussion of different software packages and… …

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  • 11 evolution — evolutional, adj. evolutionally, adv. /ev euh looh sheuhn/ or, esp. Brit., /ee veuh /, n. 1. any process of formation or growth; development: the evolution of a language; the evolution of the airplane. 2. a product of such development; something… …

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  • 12 Skew arch — A skew arch (also known as an oblique arch) is a method of construction that enables an arch bridge to span an obstacle at some angle other than a right angle. This results in the faces of the arch not being perpendicular to its abutments and its …

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  • 13 Confidence interval — This article is about the confidence interval. For Confidence distribution, see Confidence Distribution. In statistics, a confidence interval (CI) is a particular kind of interval estimate of a population parameter and is used to indicate the… …

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  • 14 Paul Rabinow — (1944 ) is Professor of Anthropology at the University of California (Berkeley), Director of the Anthropology of the Contemporary Research Collaboratory (ARC), and former Director of Human Practices for the Synthetic Biology Engineering Research… …

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  • 15 literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …

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  • 16 china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …

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  • 17 China — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. People s Republic of, a country in E Asia. 1,221,591,778; 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Cap.: Beijing. 2. Republic of. Also called Nationalist China. a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the SE coast …

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  • 18 education — /ej oo kay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment, and generally of preparing oneself or others intellectually for mature life. 2. the act or process of… …

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  • 19 RAID — This article is about the data storage technology. For other uses, see Raid (disambiguation). RAID, an acronym for Redundant Array of Independent Disks (originally Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks),[1] is a storage… …

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  • 20 HSL and HSV — Fig. 1. HSL (a–d) and HSV (e–h). Above (a, e): cut away 3D models of each. Below: two dimensional plots showing two of a model’s three parameters at once, holding the other constant: cylindrical shells (b, f) of constant saturation, in this case… …

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