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toe

1. any one of the digits of the foot
2. the corresponding part in other vertebrates
3. the lower bearing of a vertical shaft assembly
4. the tip of a cam follower that engages the cam profile

TOE

See theory of everything.

toe

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(anatomy)
One of the digits on the foot of humans and other vertebrates.
(civil engineering)
The part of a base of a dam or retaining wall on the side opposite to the retained material.
(geology)
The leading edge of a thrust nappe.
(metallurgy)
The junction between the face of a weld and the base metal.
(mining engineering)
The burden of material between the bottom of the borehole and the free face.
The bottom of the borehole.
A spurn, or small pillar of coal.
The base of a bank in an open-pit mine.

toe

1. A projection from the foot or foot piece of any object or construction to give it broader bearing and greater stability.
2. That part of the base of a concrete retaining wall which projects in front of the face of the wall, away from the retained material.
3. That portion of sheeting below the excavation subgrade.
4. On a door, the lower portion of the lock stile.
5. Of a weld, the junction between the base metal and the face of a weld.
6. To drive a nail at an oblique angle.

TOE

(TCP/IP Offload Engine) A network adapter that performs some or all of the TCP/IP processing on an Ethernet adapter. As Ethernet becomes common at 1 Gbps and beyond, offloading the processing from the CPU to the card allows the CPU to keep up with the high-speed data transmission. Processing for the entire TCP/IP protocol stack may be performed on the TOE or just the data transmission part, leaving the session establishment and error handling to the CPU. See TCP/IP.


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The stance taken by the HSE is to be applauded but it must be remembered that for every unscrupulous firm there are probably a hundred others diligently toeing the line on health and safety.
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