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WAIS

WAIS

(Wide Area Information Server) A database on the Internet that contains indexes to documents that reside on the Internet. Using the Z39.50 query language, text files can be searched based on keywords. Information resources on the Internet are called "sources." See Archie and Gopher.
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The volume of ice on the Antarctic Peninsula is small compared to that of WAIS and EAIS.
With the acquisition of WAIS, America Online will be able to offer its partners a complete solution to World Wide Web access, from producing a Home Page to full administration of the Web Site once its up and running.
The stakes would be much higher if a similar event occurred to an ice shelf restraining one of the enormous WAIS glaciers.
Third, subjects were exposed to three subtests of the WAIS III: the vocabulary subtest, the arithmetic subtest, and the digit-symbol coding subtest.
The new search-and-retrieval engine, developed by Britannica in cooperation with WAIS Inc.
Cardoni, O'Donnel, Ramaniah, Kuntz & Rosenshein (1981) examined the WAIS profiles of learning disabled young adults.
Researchers consider the WAIS especially sensitive to climate change, explained Ohio State University doctoral student Julien Nicolas.
The Verbal IQ yielded by the WAIS-R or the third edition of the WAIS (the WAIS-III) is roughly equivalent to Gc, whereas the Performance IQ is roughly equivalent to Gf (7).
This 630-page book is the first guide to explain how to set up and run not only a World Wide Web server but a gopher server, FTP, telnet, WAIS, email responders, FTP mail, mailing lists, security firewalls, and more.
5, system administrators can also pre-select the WAIS servers that contain the most relevant information for a particular department or organization.
The western ice sheet in Antarctica, known as WAIS, is of particular interest to scientists due to its inherent instability, a result of large areas of the continent's bedrock lying below sea level.