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AREA. An enclosed yard or opening in a house; an open place adjoining to a house. 1 Chit. Pr. 176.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The amplitude transfer function of the areal Gaussian filter is given by [20]
"The rise in areal density will pave the way for continued growth of the [hard disk drive] industry," said Fang Zhang, an analyst forstoragesystems at IHS.
The geometry and coercivity advantages of perpendicular recording led scientists to believe in potential areal densities that are up to 10 times greater than the maximum possible with longitudinal recording.
Throughout the volume Zvelebil's abiding commitment to areal linguistics, a commitment that he attributes to the influence of Murray Emeneau to whom the volume is dedicated, and his deep interest in the culture, especially the oral verbal art, of the Nilgiri dwellers are fully apparent, and these twin themes should capture the interest of many outside the rather rarified field of Nilgiri studies.
The differences between these results are due to averaging effects of topography, coarseness of the orientation filtering, morphological differences among fracture sets, and areal variability in fracture development.
On the "Adaptation" Metaphor in Linguistics: Areal Grammaticalization.
Seagate Technology Inc is claiming to have demonstrated the world's highest disk drive areal density of greater than 16 billion bits per square-inch - nearly three times the storage capacity per square inch of any hard disc drive shipping today, it says.
FAISALABAD -- Two children were injured in areal firing at a wedding ceremonies here Tuesday.
The prime minister familiarized himself with the first stage of the project: AREAL (Advanced Research Electron Accelerator
Nijmegen, Netherlands) compiles six articles examining cases in areal linguistics.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-26 October 2005-Oslo Areal ASA acquires office property in Lysaker(C)1994-2005 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD
But even if and when magnetic media designers, particularly disk engineers, do hit the areal density wall, tape engineers will still have many generations of capacity improvements to come, due to the 800:1 ratio in areal density that currently exists between disk and tape design.