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  • n. Plural form of adapter.


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  • Nor can we close this article without some allusion to the translators of and adapters from the Irish, of whom two stand out pre-eminently, Lady Gregory in prose and Dr. Sigerson in verse.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • Sierra Wireless 'product mix is a good snapshot of the industry: its second-quarter revenue was based 62\% on "adapters" - i.e., cards and USB modems, with the latter accounting for three-quarters of "adapter" revenue.

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  • Current tapping is easy through so-called adapters at certain intervals.

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  • The number of messages (in this case we talk about files) and especially the number of bytes per second can give us a good indication whether the adapters are a bottleneck because the file system can become the bottleneck here.

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  • Today, monitoring devices mostly look at DHCP logs and identify users based on the MAC address of their network adapters, which is a good approach for desktops but not for users logged onto RD Session Host servers.

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  • The recalled adapters were sold at SonyStyle stores and through the SonyStyle Web site, as well as by authorized electronics retailers and authorized business-to-business dealers nationwide between September 2005 and October 2009.


  • The phone uses a standard 3.5 mm jack (the same as an any mp3 player) so you can use regular headphones, with no adapters, which is a big plus.

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  • OR .... you could get two little Homeplug adapters, which is what I did.


  • Angie (from Politifact!!!!) says "adapters," as well, and adds that some called them "spiders."

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  • It offers pre-built XML "adapters" that connect to range of back-end systems via standard or proprietary interfaces, and Web services, such as SQL, LDAP, SharePoint, SAP, HTTP, REST, WSDL/SOAP.

    Android development platform extended to BlackBerry, iOS


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