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n. street slang for methamphetamine, a drug in a chrystaline form which supposedly stimulates the senses, is popular with some illicit drug users, and is addictive. It smells bad, has serious unhealthy side effects, and its possession, use and sale without a prescription are all crimes. (See: narcotics, controlled substance)

See: dispatch, expedite, haste, hasten, help, organize, precipitate, promote, race
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On my system, iChat gives me a data rate of around 180 kbps out of the available 250 kbps, and I regularly achieve good quality video in a half-size frame at fifteen fps.
As Table 1 shows, the relative improvement between traditional and packetized SCSI is significant at data rates above 80MB/sec.
Additionally the QSFP design supports Ethernet, Fibre Channel, InfiniBand and SDH/SONET with data rates up to 10Gb/s per channel.
Class 1 Bluetooth systems allow up to 100 meter ranges and provide for high data rates.
Attaining good intelligibility at this data rate is challenging even in quiet environments; attaining it in harsh noise environments is extremely difficult," said Tad Elmer, president and CEO, BBN Technologies.
0 chips, which will see dramatically increased shipments in 2006, offer the option of a significantly higher data rate than previously possible.
MiraLink Corporation, the proven expert in remote disaster recovery solutions, today introduced the Data Rate Management Log (DRML) to provide Windows administrators with an easy-to-use and affordable tool to accurately determine the exact rate of data change on a server.
NYSE:CY), an industry leader in SRAMs, today announced it has begun sampling the industry's first Quad Data Rate(TM) II+ (QDR(TM) II+) and Double Data Rate II+ (DDRII+) SRAM devices.