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  • v. Present participle of tier.


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  • Technically speaking, QoS tiering is not entirely antithetical to some net neutrality proposals (i.e. some proposals allow for QoS tiering).

    The Volokh Conspiracy » The FCC and the Internet:

  • Rates in the overnight unsecured euro cash markets have widened, in a process traders call "name tiering". - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • The first leg of that roadmap will be sub-LUN tiering, which is due in the second half of 2010.

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  • Basing a right to health care on an obligation to protect equality of opportunity is compatible with the sort of tiering the British have, but it does not require it, and it imposes some constraints on the kind of tiering allowed.

    Justice and Access to Health Care

  • Take the case of Smith Barney, which will cut bank deposit rates to some of its wealthy customers in June when the Citigroup Inc. unit rolls out a "tiering" rate system on bank deposits.

    Smith Barney to Roll Out New Client 'Tiers'

  • You'll face this question as soon as "tiering" is added to your company plan.

    Paying Up For Quality Care

  • Pentagon officials said the defense secretary's reference to a "tiering" of training referred to different levels of preparation to allow gay and bisexual troops to serve openly:

    NYT > Home Page

  • Mr. Gates said the overall plan "involves several phases: rewriting the regulations, putting together the content of the training, and then 'tiering' of the training."

    NYT > Home Page

  • IBM said its SONAS array offers automated data tiering, meaning data can migrate between different disk drive types for higher or lower levels of performance based on preset policies.

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  • "That designation, or 'tiering', of customers is what we use to guide us when these types of constraints occur or when prioritization needs occur," says MEMC president and CEO Nabeel Gareeb.

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