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PIGNORIS CAPIO, ROM. civil law. The name given to one of the legis actiones of the Roman law. It consisted chiefly in the taking. of a pledge, and was in fact a mode of execution. It was confined to special cases determined by positive law or by custom, such as taxes, duties, rents, &c., and is comparable in some respects to distresses at common law. The proceeding took place in the presence of a praetor.

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The new V850E/MA3 microcontroller, the highest-performing device with embedded large flash and mask read-only memory (ROM) in NEC Electronics' popular 32-bit V850 microcontroller family, operates at 80 megahertz (MHz) and executes 106 Dhrystone1.
National Laboratory have developed an information storage method they call "high-density read-only memory," or HD-ROM.