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WINDOW. An opening made in the wall of a house to admit light and air, and to enable those who are in to look out.
     2. The owner has a right to make as many windows in his house when not built on the line of his property as he may deem proper, although by so doing be may destroy the privacy of his neighbors. Bac. Ab. Actions in general, B.
     3. In cities and towns it is evident that the owner of a house cannot open windows in the partition wall without the consent of the owner of the adjoining property, unless he possesses the right of having ancient lights. (q.v.) The opening of such windows and destroying the privacy of the adjoining property, is not, however, actionable; the remedy against such encroachment is by obstructing them, without encroaching upon the rights of the party who opened them, so as to prevent a right from being acquired by twenty years use. 3 Camp. 82.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Gui Minhai was abducted in Thailand while on holiday in 2015, one of five Hong Kong booksellers who went missing that year and later appeared in mainland Chinese custody.
Until a few years ago, graphical user interfaces (GUIs) and voice user interfaces (VUIs) occupied separate universes.
Havia gestos nas maos, dedos em aneis, olhos relampejantes, alem daquela estetica arrepiante aos modelos coerentes de genero no proprio corpo de Gui, pois faz questao de dizer que mistura-se ao popular, que mescla elementos, em suas proprias palavras, "feminilizantes".
We interact with graphical user interfaces (GUIs) every day through phones, computers, gaming devices, ATMs, and other electronic devices.
There are many efforts to provide cross-platform GUI development tools, all of which provide varying degrees of success, and none of which will satisfy all users.
The reseller agreement enables Pick Cloud to offer and leverage AccuSoft's GUI development tools as well as its connectivity and terminal emulation products.
MATLAB GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE (GUI) Within MATLAB, GUI tools enable the programmer to perform tasks such as creating and customizing plots (plottools), fitting curves and surfaces (cftool), and filtering and analyzing signals (sptool).The implementation of OTP in MATLAB requires extensive use of GUI (graphical user interface).
gui may be the best-known of four-winged dinosaurs, but paleontologists have since found several more.
They believe that their solution will make it easier for the network administrators to configure the network since command line or GUI interface is difficult for them to understand.
Git on Windows has never been as well supported as it has been on Linux, however now with an official client for Windows there is a good set of tools including a GUI for Windows as well.