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  • noun Plural form of backup.


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  • Florida returns all of its starters and top backups from the 2008 unit that was fourth in the nation in scoring defense (12.9 points a game) and led the Southeastern Conference in third-down conversion defense (32.8%).

    Florida defense returns intact and is set for impact

  • ` ` We felt like we had something to prove, to show America we're the best defense no matter who's in - backups or starters. ''

  • Also, that some septic systems do not work and result in backups into homes.

    Septic Systems in La Floresta, Ajijic

  • '' You see we have a glaring deficiency in backups right now. - Football - Atlanta vs. Green Bay

  • They kept pulling Ted Washington and Richard Seymour, sending in backups Ty Warren and Jarvis Green to keep Washington and Seymour fresh for run duty. - Patriots stick to defensive plan for win

  • Another reason for the lack of traffic backups is the greater use of buses and taxis in Guadalajara.

    The Army Corps Of Engineers Approach To Traffic Control

  • This can be an ideal placement for the two backup data types; near term backups and long term archives.

    InformationWeek - All Stories And Blogs

  • If you are using the cloud to store long term backups, make sure you have enough local data to cover any retention needs you may have.

    InformationWeek - All Stories And Blogs

  • The Florida PC assembler insists that has never produced any monthly, quarterly or yearly statements and rebuffs Apple's notion that drafts exist of a financial projection meant to garner early funding; although a final document was made for the venture capitalists who made the investment, Psystar claims that it never made long-term backups of the work-in-progress documents.


  • Find the most important items, email them to a secure place and let this long term backups go for things you may or may not really care about in 20 years.



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