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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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You have said truly that it is an awesome thing to have such rough work upon one's soul.
It was an awesome thing to sleep in that ill-fated camp; and yet it was even more unnerving to do so in the jungle.
After we had eaten, I added to the pile of firewood so that I could replenish the fire before the entrance to our barricade, believing this as good a protection against the carnivora as we could have; and then Ajor and I sat down before it, and the lesson proceeded, while from all about us came the weird and awesome noises of the Caspakian night--the moaning and the coughing and roaring of the tigers, the panthers and the lions, the barking and the dismal howling of a wolf, jackal and hyaenadon, the shrill shrieks of stricken prey and the hissing of the great reptiles; the voice of man alone was silent.
He saw three youths receive their first war spears in a weird ceremony which the grotesque witch-doctor strove successfully to render uncanny and awesome.
Awesome Zone will be utilizing the space to open a children's play center featuring dozens of inflatable elements.
From the original price of P3,999, save 1,000 pesos on your purchase when you avail this awesome device
Managing director of Awesome Walls, Dave Douglas, said: "Clip 'n Climb takes the traditional idea of indoor climbing and turns it on its head, along with adding a massive injection of colour and fun.
President Rodrigo Duterte has shown awesome leadership and resolve in the many programs that he promised to do during his presidency,' Arroyo said.
Awesome Con was held earlier this month, and included visits from actors like David Tennant and Eliza Dushku as well as comic book creator Stan Lee.
Tell me more: Project Awesome is a new concept in outdoor-based mass participation workouts.
Nancy Nix, AWESOME Executive Director, "We realize it is the culture of a company that encourages and values the performance and achievements of women as leaders.
Raney said, These companies are very early-stage, which is our specialty at Awesome Inc.