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downstream

in or towards the lower part of a stream; with the current

downstream

[′dau̇n‚strēm]
(chemical engineering)
Portion of a product stream that has already passed through the system; that portion located after a specific process unit.
(genetics)
Further along in the direction of transcription on one strand of the deoxyribonucleic acid sequence of a gene; for a linked gene, downstream may be in the opposite direction along the chromosome.
(hydrology)
In the direction of flow, as a current or waterway.

downstream

downstream

From the provider to the customer. Downloading files and Web pages from the Internet is the downstream side. The upstream is from the customer to the provider (requesting a Web page, sending email, etc.). In cable TV, downstream signals are the network, movie and sports channels transmitted to the customer. However, if the cable provider offers video-on-demand or Internet access, the cable also has an upstream.

Not Symmetrical
Internet access speeds are typically not symmetrical, with the downstream rate being considerably faster than the upstream. The slower upstream prevents users from operating websites. For fast upstream Internet connections, the customer can sign a business-oriented service agreement, if available, or use specialized providers that accommodate datacenters and high-speed servers. See download and download vs. upload.
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and Canada) is expected to account for the largest share of the global Downstream Bioprocessing Market and Downstream Processing in Biopharmaceuticals in 2016, followed by Europe.
By hosting the Forum the Royal Commission will be hoping to provide a platform for sharing knowledge and experience, in exploitation of mainly the petrochemicals and the plastics based downstream industries which are already showing promises of sustainable growth in the country's goal for economic diversification.
This year's result marks a significant departure from last year, when downstream processing advances ranked as only the 6th-most important trend to respondents, behind the likes of biosimilars and continuous processing.
Today, Bahrain has a very well-developed downstream industry, where aluminium exports represent 65 per cent of the country's non-oil exports.
Giving his suggestions for promoting local talent in encouraging local downstream entrepreneurship, Al Zayani said that price relaxation is an essential must as a first step.
Maintaining its status as the dominant traffic category in the region, real-time entertainment is responsible for over 67 percent of downstream bytes during peak period.
A CO consists of a distributed feedback laser diode (DFB-LD) arrays which offers the wavelength from 11 to X4 for downstream data.
With 28 years of experience in engineering and construction of energy projects, Zelinski most recently was SVP and business line head of the Downstream business line of Fluor's Energy and Chemicals group, in charge of activities such as refining, upgrading and gas-conversion industries, worldwide.
The 23 April webinar will clarify downstream user obligations and present practical examples in comparing the exposure scenario information received with the actual conditions of use at a downstream user's site.
An institutional investor noted downstream steelmakers have to focus on inventory levels in the third quarter amid sluggish demand.
This draws upon the literature on cascading protection, whereby increases in upstream tariffs may have a spillover effect on downstream firms' profits, thereby increasing the chance of tariffs downstream, e.
Summary: (Business Wire) - KBR (NYSE: KBR) today announced Khaled Abu-Nasrah as the Company's Senior Vice President of Worldwide Downstream Sales and Marketing.