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(colloquial) the application of maximum thrust

(computing) a security system consisting of a combination of hardware and software that limits the exposure of a computer or computer network to attack from crackers

a fireproof (or fire-resistant) wall designed to prevent the spread of fire through a building or a vehicle

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It's a privilege to partner with great organizations like City Harvest and Nat Sherman, who work tirelessly to aide those in need," said Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian, owner of famed New York restaurants The National and The Lambs Club, and Chair of City Harvest.
Sally and Neil put in so much time and effort caring for Nat that we thought it was time they received something nice for themselves.
RFC 5389: STUN - Session Traversal Utilities for NAT
James Hannam - organiser of Nat Night and also known as electronica wunderkind Culprit 1 "I met Nat through mutual friends in late 1999 at The Wharf in Cardiff Bay.
NAT detects the presence of viral infection by directly testing for viral nucleic acids and can be used to screen whole blood and plasma samples.
Nat treated him like a son, and Victor had no father in this new country after paying $300 to be smuggled across the U.
Having seen tremendous success at the location on 42nd Street and Fifth Avenue, Nat Sherman is sticking with the neighborhood that has suited it so well, and is moving just steps away into a grander flagship location," said Roseman.
He declined to comment on the alleged affair with Nat Fraser.
In addition, the club's library in progress has been named the Bea and Nat Fellman Library.
NAT is central to the life sciences industry, to improved healthcare, and to personalized medicine.
Quarrel Wood: Where Nat and Hector went to talk privately about Arlene after her murder.
It opens on octogenarian Nat Leventhal dressed as Little Lord Fauntleroy.
Rushdy begins his argument with a master text of the '60s, William Styron's Confessions of Nat Turner, which, along with Elkins's ideas regarding the interdependence of slavery and personality formation, triggered great controversy.