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AWE

AWE

(1) (Advanced Wave Effects) A Creative Labs brand for its Sound Blaster cards. See Sound Blaster.

(2) (Address Windowing Extensions) A Microsoft Windows programming interface (API) that allows an application to use more memory than it has reserved within its own address space. If a 32-bit operating system is used, and the application reaches beyond the 4GB limit, AWE uses the CPU's Physical Address Extension (see PAE).
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Anything more awe-inspiring than the spectacle of this long line of departed royalties (there were twenty-seven of them, the last being Ignosi's father), wrapped, each of them, in a shroud of ice-like spar, through which the features could be dimly discovered, and seated round that inhospitable board, with Death himself for a host, it is impossible to imagine.
Their awe-inspiring size, terrific strength, mighty fighting-fangs, and hideous appearance are but the attributes necessary to the successful waging of their constant battle for survival, and well do they employ them when the need arises.
The thing appeared to be some variety of pterodactyl, and what with its enormous size and ferocious aspect was most awe-inspiring.
I have had more awe-inspiring enemies, my dear count," replied Tarzan with a quiet smile, "yet I am still alive and unworried.
She took us up to her sanctum, and introduced us to her fellow dispenser, a rather awe-inspiring individual, whom Cynthia cheerily addressed as "Nibs.
The play directed by Madeeha Gauhar, with Shahid's sharp and witty script writing and its awe-inspiring musical performances of Amir Khusro's poetry to choreographed dances.
SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS ALLTSHELLACH Country House sits on the shores of Loch Leven and is a great base for independent travellers to explore - by car, by bike or on foot - this region of awe-inspiring scenery.
Washington, Nov 26 ( ANI ): A new study suggests that awe-inspiring moments - like the sight of the Grand Canyon or the Aurora Borealis - might increase our tendency to believe in God and the supernatural.
Tokyo: Swiss aviator Yves "Jetman" Rossy, whose jet-engine powered wings have taken him over some of the world's most awe-inspiring places, has added another -- Japan's Mount Fuji.
Summary: DUBAI - In an awe-inspiring public appearance, the UAE Vice- President, Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, on Monday kept an assemblage of more than 2,000 people spellbound with his candid, bold and inspiring style as he fielded questions from citizens and journalists at the first ever Government Summit at Madinat Jumeirah.
For 2013 we're making a promise to you to be more awe-inspiring and more acutely intense," added Kingsley, who is joined in The Chapman Family by Pop, Owen, Scott and Kevin - all Chapmans.
Canon Anthony Hawley, who brought the exhibition to the cathedral, said: "Icons in Transformation is an awe-inspiring work, and the cathedral will be one of the most impressive settings for it yet.