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(1) (quadra) One quadrillion (10 to the 15th power). See quadrabyte and space/time.

(2) A family of early Mac computers that was popular in the early 1990s. See Mac computer.

Quadra 900
By this time, the hardware was fast enough to truly accommodate the graphics-based software introduced in 1984. (Image courtesy of Apple Inc.)
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Square border or frame enclosing a wall panel or painting; also refers to a square base or plinth at the bottom of a pedestal or podium.
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1. A square frame or border enclosing a bas-relief.
2. The plinth of a podium.
3. Any small molding of plain or square section, as one of the fillets above or below the scotia of an Ionic base.
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"In close cooperation with the Quadra team, we have prepared an economical and seamless transition package that can be tailored to the specific needs of each Quadra customer," affirms Marcotte Vice President, Global Sales Alex Leblond.
Outro ponto catalogado foram os setores da quadra, conforme Figura 2, no qual foram anotados "A" para o local onde ocorreu a assistencia para o gol e "F" para a finalizacao da jogada.
A literatura do voleibol nao possui um consenso em como filmar a equipe durante a partida, ou seja, com a camera no fundo da quadra, na diagonal ou do lado da quadra (Castro e colaboradores, 2014; Medeiros e colaboradores, 2014).
According to the company, the Quadra Allure MP CRT-P with MRI labeling is designed to work with the Quartet LV lead, which has four electrodes to offer maximum flexibility for different pacing configurations to help manage heart failure patients.
When Quadra was delicensed as a country elevator, AU had planned to demolish rather than sell it, following a practice common among grain companies.
The Quadra Assura CRT-D has been shown to demonstrate an improvement in quality of life and reduce hospitalization rates by 53 percent.
Antes da entrada na Ramos Ferreira, onde fica a quadra da escola, o trajeto apresenta ainda uma curva, sinalizando tambem a parte final do ensaio de rua.
Quadra is engaged in the production and sale of electricity and thermal energy, with assets in the Belgorod, Bryansk, Voronezh, Kaluga, Kursk, Lipetsk, Orel, Ryazan, Smolensk, Tambov and Tula Regions, according to information on the firm's website.
We estimate the given news as a positive one relating the quotes of Quadra.
Under terms of the arrangement, Quadra will have access to the Craig Mine and infrastructure for the life of the Levack Mine/Morrison deposit, and will operate the Craig shaft and underground infrastructure but will not undertake mining from Xstrata Nickel's Craig property.
Voyage to the Northwest Coast of America, 1792; Juan Francisco de la Bodega y Quadra and the Nootka Sound controversy.
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