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a large hose that carries water from a fire hydrant to the site of the fire

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SocialBro Monitoring combines the massive data source of Twitter Firehose with the end to end campaign management functionality of the SocialBro platform to create the most powerful Twitter data discovery and analysis tool available on the market.
Built to Maxpeditions usual virtually bomb-proof standards, it's about as tough as a firehose and a lot less conspicuous to carry down the street.
Twitter already has some companies like Gnip that use its firehose of messages to provide data to enterprises.
On Saturday Firehose, which ended in 1994, worked hard through its own woolly, funky, buzzy para-punk; Cedric Bixler-Zavala, At the Drive-In's singer, watched from the side.
If conference-goers are really Twitter friendly, such as in a conference like TED, it's like a firehose of tweets being shot at you.
Daniel is popular with a lot of bands that were big in the early '90s like Firehose, Sonic Youth, and Butthole Surfers.
By this time, the automatic sensor on the back of the toilet is so confused that it flushes, propelling a stream of water like a firehose that somehow sucks everything down with such force that you grab onto the toilet paper dispenser for fear of being dragged in too.
Wilson compares their early days to "drinking water through a firehose.
At left, what's left of the home in the aftermath of the stunt is doused with a firehose.
In between, there are individuals who firehose and shoot down others' ideas, don't confront issues that need to be confronted, communicate in a cryptic fashion, or just walk around with a chip on their shoulders.
The visual system has amazing powers to "drink from the firehose of data"--to see patterns in its mass of input, and infer from them the true properties of the objects causing them.
A high-priced newsletter, Firehose, and an e-mail service that focuses on the "streaming media technology" is the flagship publication of a new b-to-b company called GRID, of Potomac, Md.
Grid Media (Potomac, MD) has begun the publication of firehose, a newsletter that offers news and analysis of developments in streaming media.