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Optimates

 

a political group in the Roman republic during the late second century and the first century B.C.. The optimates reflected the interests of the nobilitas and were opposed to the populares.

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The OptiMate 4-1A can save a battery that's on its last legs and pre- and postcharging testing tells you the battery's condition in an instant.
Maintenance and development in C + + simulator Antares (and prototype Optimate setting up production facilities):
OptimATE tests are optimised to check individual specifications and additional circuit faults that aren't necessarily reflected in a single test specification parameter.
added, "FlexLight's Optimate system provides SDH-like quality and assurance of service availability at a fraction of the capital cost of deploying SDH equipment in the access layer.
Caelius and Milo, both well practiced in the use of violence as a political weapon, appealed to popularis traditions to win support, even though they were easily remembered and identified as `anti-Clodian' optimates.
FlexLight's Optimate 2500 has undergone extensive evaluation of its advanced feature set, especially in terms of Bandwidth (2.
In short, the author moves between the insider's and outsider's point of view, revealing himself as a humanist, optimate, and bureaucrat, but also as a face in the crowd, dismayed like many others by the Sack of Prato, the portents of monstrous births, or the arrogance of the Medici regime.
Of the remaining two men on Fronto's list, Aelius is clearly Lucius Aelius Praeconinus, an equestrian who traveled in high optimate circles, and who, according to Suetonius, acquired his cognomen Stilo, `because he wrote speeches for eminent senators'.
Consequently, despite their loyalty to mos maiorum, the young men of the 50s could perceive no future (of the type to which they aspired) in service to the optimate cause.
The company's Optimate solution enables transport of various existing, as well as emerging, protocols over complex topologies -- while at the same time providing one of the most cost effective solutions to the service provider.
0 includes notable new features such as: improved user interface; instrument measurement of black point and contrast settings for more accurate and objective calibration; additional control points on the gamma curves for more precise gamma corrections; the OptiMate II - a faster and more accurate monitor reading device; an information dialog for tracking past calibrations; a relative colorimeter dialog to find values of colors on screen using the OptiMate II; and improved dual monitor support.
OptiCal includes such notable features as: generation of industry standard ICC profiles; easy-to-use interface; instrument measurement of black point and contrast settings for more accurate and objective calibration; multiple control points on the gamma curves for more precise gamma corrections; the OptiMate II -- a fast and accurate monitor reading device; an information dialog for tracking past calibrations; and a relative colorimeter dialog which uses the OptiMate II to find values of colors on screen.