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BRIDGE. A building constructed over a river, creek, or other stream, or ditch or other place, in order to facilitate the passage over the same. 3 Harr. 108.
     2. Bridges are of several kinds, public and private. Public bridges may be divided into, 1st. Those which belong to the public; as state, county, or township bridges, over which all the people have a right to pass, with or without paying toll these are built by public authority at the public expense, either of the state itself, or a district or part of the state.
     3. - 2d. Those which have been built by companies, or at the expense of private individuals, and over Which all the people have a right to pass, on the payment of a toll fixed by law. 3d. Those which have been built by private individuals and which have been dedicated to public uses. 2 East, R. 356; 5 Burr. R. 2594; 2 Bl. R. 685 1 Camp. R. 262, n.; 2 M. & S. 262.
     4. A private bridge is one erected for the use of one or more private persons; such a bridge will not be considered a public bridge, although it may be occasionally used by the public. 12 East, R. 203-4. Vide 7 Pick. R. 844; 11 Pet. R. 539; 7 N. H. Rcp. 59; 1 Pick. R. 432; 4 John. Ch. R. 150.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The long latency of LAN sensors when compared to USB or GPIB instruments will cause slower measurement rates, especially for applications that require a large number of simple commands or data to be transferred.
Meanwhile, LAN's Ebitda or earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization is expected to jump 95.5% to $249 million.
Due to the current economic situation, the companies have concluded that it will be challenging for Key Stream to continue its business independently and have agreed to transfer a large share of the Key Stream wireless LAN business to Renesas with the aim to continue support for existing customers.
Each segment of the address offers information about how to move the data in the direction of the ultimate recipient's machine, to get it to the LAN to which that computer is connected.
The King's School now benefits from a more reliable and flexible communications system, which has helped improve the teacher-pupil relationship as both parties start to use the new technology, LAN 2 LAN claimed.
His experience includes LAN and software migration, software quality assurance, reference manual authoring, system development, LAN application and support for desktop publishing, database design and management, and manufacturing workshop supervisor of LAN design and maintenance, with a staff of four.
In direct attached storage configurations, data archiving is typically performed by either adding a tape drive to each server to perform backup and restore or by copying data across the LAN from each server to a tape library.
1) Development of a mobile router Litebird(TM)(*)(prototype) that handles wireless LAN and 3G.
Teletronics International, Inc., a provider of broadband wireless technology, announced recently that the FCC, under Part 15C, certified Teletronics' 11Mbps Wireless LAN Card with up to 233 milliWatts (mW) of transmit power and detachable antenna (FCC Identifier--MFM-11-136).
The IVE sits between an internal LAN and all outside users, intercepting all requests.