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- n. A clicking sound similar to one made by the hands of a clock.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A cap. Compare toque.
- n. A kind of hornbill; specifically, the African red-billed hornbill, Toccus erythrorhynchus. The name extends to related species. See Toccus.
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Hi Amy, It does sound really good, can't wait to get the ARC. *tick tock tick tock*
The tick tock is the two of them met on the 20th of May and there was a conversation.
In Intel parlance, Sandy Bridge is a "tock" - a new architecture on an existing process, while Westmere was a "tick" - an existing (Nehalem) architecture on a new (32nm) process.
Meanwhile, the state doles out like clockwork -- where the "tick" follows the "tock" -- annual cost of living increases to unionized state employees performing the same work as their private sector, non-profit counterparts but whom the state cuts almost annually.
Penryn will use Intel's is a minor upgrade to an existing product GPU core under the heat spreader of some new 45nm process and include a host of new line, while the tock is a major redesign of its Nehalem chips.
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If you say "tock" instead of "key toss" to a Finn, he still understands it.
King said the new processors are a classic "tock" in Intel's self-described "tick-tock"
For those of you who aren't up on Intel's latest codenames, Sandy Bridge is a "tock" in
It forms the latest 'tock' in Intel's 'tick-tock' development model, whereby a new manufacturing process is followed by the introduction of a new architecture.
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