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resource

[′rē‚sȯrs]
(science and technology)
A reserve source of supply, such as a material or mineral.

resource

An element of hardware, software or data that is part of a larger system. For example, network resources are the available servers, disk arrays and printers in the network. Software resources can be programs, utilities or even smaller elements within a program. Data resources are the files and databases that can be accessed.
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If they see that our national government is efficient and well administered, our trade prudently regulated, our militia properly organized and disciplined, our resources and finances discreetly managed, our credit re-established, our people free, contented, and united, they will be much more disposed to cultivate our friendship than provoke our resentment.
Suppose the United States disposes of its surplus to a country with undeveloped resources like, say, Brazil.
It means that the resources of Brazil are being developed.
But by the very process of unloading the surpluses, the resources of those countries are in turn developed.
We agreed, also, that the effect of unloading this surplus on another country would be to develop the resources of that country, and that in a short time that country would have an unconsumed surplus.
Its inhabitants, themselves, are but little aware of its real riches; they have not enterprise sufficient to acquaint themselves with a vast interior that lies almost a terra incognita; nor have they the skill and industry to cultivate properly the fertile tracts along the coast; nor to prosecute that foreign commerce which brings all the resources of a country into profitable action.
Yes, I shall pay, if, as I hope, my vessel arrives safely; for its arrival will again procure me the credit which the numerous accidents, of which I have been the victim, have deprived me; but if the Pharaon should be lost, and this last resource be gone" -- the poor man's eyes filled with tears.
Well," said the other, "if this last resource fail you?
Living up to his income; having no expectations from any living creature; possessing in landed property only some thirty or forty acres in Somersetshire, with a quaint little dwelling, half farm house, half-cottage, attached-- he was incapable of providing the needful security from his own personal resources.
Limited resources have been one main barrier to satisfying the growing informational needs of the users.
With the growth of technological access, systems, and resources, cyber-related crimes are on the rise in many communities.
In recent years, proponents of environmental justice have extended that principle into the sphere of the environment, driven by a recognition that increasing scarcity of and conflict over natural resources requires new approaches for securing a peaceful future [see "Global Resources: Abuse, Scarcity, and Insecurity," EHP 112:A168-A175 (2004)].

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