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  • n. In structural engineering, the point on a flexural member (typically a beam, girder, or spandrel panel) that is equidistant from the two end supports.


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  • In contrast, a midspan is a small, stand-alone piece of standards-compliant PoE equipment that sits between the existing switch and powered devices, and injects power into the data line using significantly more energy-efficient intelligent power management and allocation techniques than are available with PoE switches.

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  • About midspan, a call finally went through to the squadron, answered by the supervisor of flying.

    Touching History

  • Grizzle and Scamp halted in midspan, raising themselves up on their hindquarters as Kitten so often did.

    The Realms of the Gods

  • Like a conduit shattered in midspan, the break beyond the Furlains had disrupted the continuity of the geas Anskiere had designed to summon Ivain's heir to Cliffhaven.


  • Now, however, it was broken in midspan and the two ends bent toward the floor.

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  • The ceremony at midspan launched a $1.5 million project that when complete - estimated at 18 months from now - will use the bridge as a greenway for hikers, bikers, and joggers.

    Moving the Chains

  • They were sailing an almost 40-foot boat chartered for the weekend and were headed out when they saw the splash about midspan.

    The Seattle Times

  • Go to midspan and enjoy the scenery from 220 feet up.

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  • The extender joins Microsemi's growing family of midspan products that support up to 24-port implementations in both standard - and high-power applications with a variety of smart power management and remote maintenance capabilities.

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  • Microsemi's PowerDsine PD-PoE Extender does not require local power, and is simply connected to a midspan and powered via the PoE input.

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