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Maas,

river: see MeuseMeuse
, Du. Maas, river, c.560 mi (900 km) long, rising in the Langres Plateau, NE France and flowing N past Sedan (the head of navigation) and Charleville-Mézières into S Belgium. It is joined by the Sambre River at Namur.
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MAAS

(Metal As AService) A cloud computing provisioning tool from Canonical that was introduced in Version 12.04 LTS of the Ubuntu operating system. Using cloud functionality, MAAS manages physical servers, including newly deployed server testing, firmware updates and performance evaluation. MAAS works with Canonical's JuJu deployment software, which supports application servers, load balancing and databases. The "metal" in the name refers to "bare metal," a computer term for hardware. See Ubuntu and bare metal.
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The German military leadership believed that France intended to violate Belgian neutrality, no matter what Germany did, and Schlieffen was convinced that concentrating German forces on the border with Belgium would lure French forces into invading Belgium first, in order to set up a better defensive line in the Meuse River valley.
Snaking their way through the narrow Ardennes roads, the Germans were bent on reaching the Meuse River without delay.
Dominating this view is the Erasmus Bridge, a huge connecting point over the New Meuse river linking north and south Rotterdam.
Housequake was no exception, the beats complimenting the incredible views out over the New Meuse river and an array of bizarrely dressed dancers.
From September 2004 through July 2005, twelve large-volume water samples (230 L-260 L) were collected from the Meuse River monthly by using a conventional filter adsorption-elution method and concentrated by ultrafiltration by using a cellulose-acetate filter (nominal molecular weight limit of 10,000) under high pressure (3 bar) (22).
That place was Verdun, a city on the Meuse River which held no strategic importance.
Whether discussing Mustafa Kemal's stubborn defense at Gallipoli during the First World War, Major General Erwin Rommel's improvisations to cross the Meuse River in 1941, of Lieutenant Zvi Greengold's brave leadership by example on the Golan Heights in 1973 Yom Kippur War, decisive combat leadership was pivotal to the outcome of a critical battle.