El Capitan


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El Capitan

a mountain in E central California, in the Sierra Nevada: a monolith with a precipice rising over 1100 m (3600 ft.) above the floor of the Yosemite Valley. Height: 2306 m (7564 ft.)

El Capitan

Version 10.11 of the Mac OS X operating system, named after a rock formation in Yosemite National Park. Introduced in 2015, El Capitan includes faster performance and a raft of enhancements, plus new features in Notes, Mail, Safari, Maps and Mission Control. On startup, the cursor starts out large for instant recognition on huge screens, and two selected apps can snap side-by-side to fill the screen. Spotlight is more context sensitive and accepts natural language.

A new security feature was incorporated that denies access to the lowest level of the OS (see System Integrity Protection). Enhancements to Chinese and Japanese input, and to Arabic and Hebrew dictation were added. In addition, the Metal programming interface (API), introduced in iOS 8, was added for faster graphics (developers can get closer to the hardware). See El Crapitan, Mac OS X and Yosemite.
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The Dawn Wall of El Capitan is divided into 32 climbing pitches, which are varying lengths of rock that the climbers mastered with only their hands and feet.
He said El Capitan was "by far the hardest challenge for me so far, both mentally and physically".
1 -- color) Children play in a canvas safari tent on a summer evening at El Capitan Canyon.
Specifically, there can be no assurance regarding the timing and terms of any transaction involving the Company or its El Capitan property, or that such a transaction will be completed at all.
The technology Earth Search employed on the project helped us identify promising areas of mineralization," said Chuck Motley, President and CEO of El Capitan.
A bike trail along the beach bluff connects the beach with El Capitan State Beach 2 1/2 miles east.
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com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060213/NYM160-a Caption: Moon Bloodgood and fans: Walt Disney Pictures and Spyglass Entertainment present the World Premiere of "Eight Below" at the El Capitan Theatre.