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AWE

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AWE

(1) (Advanced Wave Effects) A Creative Labs brand for its Sound Blaster cards. See Sound Blaster.

(2) (Address Windowing Extensions) A Microsoft Windows programming interface (API) that allows an application to use more memory than it has reserved within its own address space. If a 32-bit operating system is used, and the application reaches beyond the 4GB limit, AWE uses the CPU's Physical Address Extension (see PAE).
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"Oh, Holy Hymettus!" said Melissa, awestruck. "I knew they didn't know how honey was made, but they've forgotten the Order of the Flowers!
We stood and looked at each other with awestruck faces.
The two girls read and were awestruck; Jane opening her mouth and gasping, Gertrude closing hers and looking very serious.
Bankes asked, in an awestruck tone of voice, for that privilege, and began a preliminary unbuttoning of her white kid gloves.
"I understand it all now," he exclaimed, with awestruck dismay.
When the lunar hero visited a rig off the coast of Ireland in the 1970s, the crew were so awestruck they were lost for words.
Summary: New Delhi (India), June 18 (ANI): The uncanny similarities that Shashikant Pedwal shares with veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan will leave you awestruck. His mannerism, usage of words, dress sense, spectacles, and of course the looks will make you feel that he is none other than senior Bachchan.
For Waves it was really an awestruck moment, who would have thought this 2 years back, the kind of advertising and communication coming from the Brand side.
Awestruck by its scale and the visionary thinking behind it, I would wonder how this great achievement was made possible by the builders of Grand Trunk Road from Chittagong to Kabul in the 3rd century BC, in a time when hardly any modern technology was available.
Air Marshal Sue Gray said she felt "a little bit awestruck" on discovering she was in line for the promotion but is "looking forward to the new challenge of the new job".
Events like these are very rare in Pakistan and that is the reason that when the event came around, everyone was awestruck. More such events should take place in our country and for that, we now know whom to contact.
And they have a terrible time by all accounts, eating the best falafel known to man, bathing in the Dead Sea, sleeping in pods in the Wadi Rum desert, and coming over awestruck by the sight of Petra.