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arbiter

a person empowered to judge in a dispute; referee; arbitrator

arbiter

[′är·bəd·ər]
(computer science)
A computer unit that determines the priority sequence in which two or more processor inputs are connected to a single functional unit such as a multiplier or memory.
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However, the Arbiter reiterated his ruling and sent the sheriff to enforce the decision for reinstatement of Julia Caesar as president of the Board of Aldermen.
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Nicknamed Sticky Arbiter, he will claim in his book that he was so close to the Queen they once did the washing up together.
8220;You asked and we listened,” said Bob Schwartz, CEO of Arbiter Software.
The international independent brand arbiter picked the top 500 business-to-consumers brands operating in Bulgaria out of 1500 nominees.
This bill aims to address unjustified and unnecessary contract bundling by increasing transparency, ensuring small-business contracting opportunities, and allowing small-business arbiters to appeal or protest agency bundling decisions.
Mr Arbiter, said: "He has had these chest pains before and I don't think it's anything untoward, but given his age they are being safe rather than sorry.
Entry is pounds 3 and forms are available from Sean Marsh, British Chess Federation Arbiter, 13 Limpton Gate, Yarm, TS15 9JA.
Bedard is essentially acting as an arbiter of souls in demanding, prior to baptism, personal satisfaction of the parents' commitments.
While I would agree with Sullum that government is generally a terrible arbiter of these matters (which are only compounded by the pathologies of bureaucracy), I don't think those interested in maximizing individual liberty should refrain from questioning the inherent logic of consumer capitalism to overwhelm us with as many options as possible.
Though his only direct queer reference is a personal aside about a memorable sexual peccadillo in Paris, Dessaix constructs this literary travelogue with observations and anecdotes that will resonate with any curious queer traveler, Like Edmund White's The Flaneur (an homage to loitering through Paris, aimless yet attuned to history and chance adventure), Twilight of Love revels in the thrill of allowing whim and obsession to unseat the rigid travel agent as arbiter of itinerary.
Alexandra Kustow of Domus Arbiter and Beatrice Ducrot of Stribling NY enjoy the beautiful atmosphere in the park.