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  • adj. That can be swapped.


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  • The batteries are also hot-swappable, meaning that the user doesn't have to bring the load down to maintain the UPS, the company said.

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  • Drives in the storage arrays are also hot-swappable, meaning they can be changed out without disruption.

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  • The batteries are hot-swappable which is a very nice ability for use in the field.

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  • 'swappable' in 5 minutes but we are left wondering if this means a 300 mile battery can be swapped into a car purchased with a 160 mile battery much like the

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  • A state fair's worth of swappable goods and services.

    Sign of the times: Going swapping, not shopping

  • However, some Israelis have expressed disappointment that the car's price —122,900 shekels, or about $33,000, after a tax break—doesn't reflect a discount compared with gasoline cars similar to the Renault Fluence ZE, the electric vehicle that Better Place sells, that have been modified to accept its swappable battery packs.

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  • A closed box offends geeks' tinkering impulse, which demands swappable components and visible source code.

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  • Acer has included a hot swappable system for the hard drives complete with clearly labeled OS drive which will keep the noobs from injuring their OS while allowing the rest of us to frantically copy Linux distros at the next LAN.

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  • Both try to turn pollution into a swappable commodity.

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  • A handful of camera-makers have seen the writing on the Facebook wall, and have begun whittling down the DSLR, shrinking the body nearly halving the weight in some cases and discarding many of the advanced features, while retaining the swappable lenses and image sensors that are two or even three times larger than the ones found in compact models.

    The New Faux Pros


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