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home run

A cable that begins at a central distribution point, such as a hub or PBX, and runs to its destination station without connecting to anything else. Home runs are used in star topologies.
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1 -- 2) Barry Bonds watchers, left, as well as the San Francisco Giants' star himself, right, wait for the home-run number to change on the right-field wall at AT&T Park.
And you come face to face with the fact Bonds is steaming toward the career home-run marks of no less than Ruth and Aaron and showing no signs of slowing down at age of 40.
She doesn't have the home-run power of her brothers - Dmitri hit 29 home runs for the Detroit Tigers last year and Delmon hit an area-high 40 career home runs in high school.
Steve Johnstone doubled Highland of Palmdale's season home-run total when he homered twice Friday in a 4-for-4 performance against Antelope Valley.
The home-run outburst was far different than what the Rebels experienced a year earlier against another third-place representative from the Pac-5 League; Quartz Hill was upset 6-1 in the first round by Righetti of Santa Maria last season.
As they're both on pace to throw fresh dirt over Roger Maris' 62 home-run mark, they've given people grist to grouse about the depreciation of records made to be broken posthaste, the inflation of individual pursuits over team excellence, the bankruptcy of our father's game, blah, blah, blah.