BORSCHT


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BORSCHT

[bȯrsht]
(communications)
An interface circuit between ordinary telephone lines carrying analog voice signals and digital time-division multiplex facilities, which digitizes voice signals, assigns them time slots, and then multiplexes them. Acronym for battery, overvoltage, ringing, supervision, coding, hybrid and test access.
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It's just as well I didn't give him any of the borscht, which couldn't have tasted much worse or looked less like soup.
Cold borscht is most strongly associated with Ashkenazi, or European Jewish culture.
Davis contends that the Borscht Belt emerged from two impulses: the desire of Jews to become American, while at the same time to enjoy recreation sensitive to Jewish culture.
Not to worry, the magnum opus of bungalow colony life, Irwin Richman's wonderful Borscht Belt Bungalows, contains everything they will need, from architectural drawings of actual bungalows, to the history and economics of this remarkable small business enterprise, to rich descriptions of the vibrant life of this summer world.
Across America, as Little Saigons and Borscht Beaches join Chinatowns and Little Italys, the recently arrived Americans living in these districts must deal with the stresses of a strange culture, as well as those of their personal lives.
Enjoy the beets as pickles, or use them (or canned ones) for a quick borscht, a salad, and a lively relish.
Celery sticks may be easy to hold, onions may add incomparable flavors, and beets may make borscht. But nutrients are not their forte.
Abel Green collected some of Variety's neologisms, such as big time, m.c., borscht circuit, eatery, vamp, angel--someone who finances a Broadway production--and pix.
His writing is a borscht belt comic's adaptation of the higher criticism, complete with footnote panels at the bottom of the page and an annotated bibliography on the inside back cover.
Waxman is also a devoted maker and consumer of russel, the tangy, fermented beet brine traditionally used by Eastern European Jews to flavor borscht.
Thank goodness Moment's "Talk of the Table" section was free and clear of left-leaning fruits and vegetables, leaving me to devour borscht and Israeli salad rather than a hearty and fulfilling novel.
Signature Vesna dishes will inclide the Ukrainian borscht with a dash of Indian spices, chicken Kiev in Japanese bread crumbs and home-made noodles on Italian flour with fresh porcini mushrooms.