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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 priest is hesitant to take Mikey in, but when Sax reveals that there are some "not nice people" looking for him, the priest is left with no choice but to let him stay.
They don't need to go somewhere, go to take a class, go to therapy and then wait a week," Sax said.
We're different than our competitors, because Greenwich Accessory brings department store collections to the value-conscious platform," Sax says.
Sax also shared his suggestions for solving these problems such as considering starting boys in kindergarten a year later than usual, limiting screen time, drinking from glass rather than plastic and looking for all-boys educational environments.
Professor Sax did was to identify and question the role of the state in
After moving to Brussels, Sax followed in his father's footsteps, building up a reputation for quality and taking a particular interest in the clarinet for which he patented several improvements.
Sax believes there are natural differences in how boys and girls learn because areas of their brains develop at different times - and he argues that single-sex schools break down gender stereotypes.
Sax, who holds a doctorate in Intellectual History and is founder of the organization Nature in Legend and Society, has written similarly quirky studies of man and animal, most notably Animals in the Third Reich: Pets, Scapegoats and the Holocaust.
In order to support its debt-management strategy, SAX aims to issue
Then they look at all the other girls' Facebook pages, look at them being happy and think 'my life sucks, look at all the things those girls are doing and how much fun they're having,'" Dr Sax explained.
Twenty-four seconds into Gerry Rafferty's Baker Street, a throaty sax rips through the mix.
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.