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(invertebrate zoology)
The bristlelike or hairlike structure in many organisms, especially at or near the tip of the antenna of many Diptera.



in plants, the thin, pointed, sometimes thorny or feathery process on the apex or back of an inferior flowering glume or, less frequently, of the glume of many cereals. An arista may be straight, bent, or spirally twisted (in Stipa and Avena). It plays an important role in the dissemination of cereal grains by the wind or animals.

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Arista is excited about our partnership with Infinera and we were delighted to team with Infinera to prove the capabilities of our joint DCI solution, said Ed Chapman, vice president, business development and alliances at Arista.
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Arista Networks said that its presence in India will allow the company to expand global software development capabilities across three continents: Asia, Europe (UK) and North America (California).
The Arista 7050SX-128 and 7050QX-32 provide 8 x 40GbE and 32 x 40GbE or 96 x 10GbE wire speed ports respectively.
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