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master-slave

(1) An electronic interaction in which one device acts as the controller (the master) and initiates the commands, and the other devices (the slaves) respond accordingly. See master-slave communications.

(2) An ordering of electronic devices in a primary-secondary sequence. For example, when a pair of ATA (IDE) disk drives are installed in the same PC, one is configured as master and the other as slave. See IDE.
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The Institute for Transuranium Elements intents to award a contract for maintenance and works with master-slave manipulator to electronic in a decontamination facility.
Both the note and its partial effacement are emblematic of Walker's ongoing project: She records, in her distinctly incendiary way, the trauma attendant on "surviving" the master-slave dialectic and the necessary failure to find a grammar or a voice--official, vernacular, or intimate--adequate to that experience.
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For example, in his section of chapter 3 which he entitles "Masters, Slaves, and the Subjective Point of View" Pinkard shows that it is necessary to understand Hegel's famous master-slave dialectic as something more than an epistemological relation between a knowing subject and an independent object.
It also offers full networking capability using a peer-to-peer architecture in place of slower-moving master-slave configurations that require central processor intervention and additional overhead during each transaction.
Contract award: Supply of a master-slave telemanipulator for hot cells.
Southern master-slave relationships seem to have been more paternalistic than those in both the West Indies and the US North largely because southern masters resided with slaves on the plantations.
Medicine and health strike at the heart of the master-slave relation.
AI Semi's micro-controller and neural network processor master-slave hybrid architecture is a breakthrough for a life supporting medical device based on neural network technology.
Up to 6 of the 2U high units will be able to enclose in an optional 19 inch rack and can be paralleled in a master-slave arrangement to provide more power for larger systems.
As Johnson explains, "The experience of the Black body becomes, not merely a Self-Other conflict, nor simply Hegel's torturous master-slave dialectic, but a variation on both these conditions, intensified by the particularity of the body's appearance as black .

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