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sax

a tool resembling a small axe, used for cutting roofing slate

SAX

(saks) (now Beppo Sax) an Italian satellite for observations of X-ray sources, launched in April 1996 into an equatorial, near-Earth orbit. The combination of broad-band/narrow-field detectors, a wide-field camera, and a gamma ray burst monitor, provided a unique observing capability that gave rich dividends with the identification of the mysterious gamma ray burst sources with powerful explosive events in distant galaxies.

sax

[saks]
(design engineering)
A tool for chopping away the edges of roof slates; it has a pick at one end for making nail holes.

sax, slate ax

A slate cutter’s hammer; has a point at the back of the head for making nail holes in the slate.

SAX

(Simple API for XML) A programming interface (API) for accessing the contents of an XML document. SAX does not provide a random access lookup to the document's contents. It scans the document sequentially and presents each item to the application only one time. If the application does not save the data, it is no longer available. In contrast, the Document Object Model (DOM) converts the document's contents into a node tree that can be traversed back and forth via the programming interface (API). Both SAX and DOM are popular APIs for manipulating XML documents. See DOM and SOX.
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The Hotel Sax Chicago and VOA Associates worked closely with Microsoft and other partners to employ technology and communication solutions that blend cutting edge productivity and networking with video and audio options.
At the new Hotel Sax Chicago, it is the goal of the staff to make every guest feel like a VIP.
The Hotel Sax will possess similar qualities to the other luxury hotel properties in the Gemstone portfolio," said Mark van Hartesvelt, Gemstone principal.
Sax also publishes two newsletters on employee benefits, Benefits Pulse for city employees and Benefits Line, which goes to 5,000 retirees.
Some features archeologists previously believed were due to wheel work were actually microflaked or filed with different tools, says Sax.
Daly of Fordham University Law School may be interested in the evidence-gathering efforts of Sax and others who support the relaxation of the legal profession's regulations prohibiting fee sharing by lawyers and nonlawyers.
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Sax is an ex-con, a former race car driver and a skilled mechanic who is fiercely loyal to his friends -- especially those in the maverick Alcoholics Anonymous group he credits with saving his life.
Sax concluded that a four- to five-foot clear zone could be effective in reducing 90% of urban fixed-object crashes.
Julian - or Joolz to his many fans - has learned about music the hard way gigging in pubs and clubs around the region in various guises as I Want Your Sax and Joolz Gianni.
My personal and silly part in a sad story is that as an NME writer I invented the urban myth claiming that Bob played the sax solo on Gerry's 1978 hit Baker Street.
Country Club Shores is coming back, says Teri Sax of Prudential Palms Realty.