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dab

1. a small common European brown flatfish, Limanda limanda, covered with rough toothed scales: family Pleuronectidae: a food fish
2. any of various other small flatfish, esp flounders
3. a sand flounder, Rhombosolea plebia, common around New Zealand's South Island

Dab

 

(Limanda limanda), a fish of the family Pleuronectidae. The dab’s lateral line has a bend above the pectoral fin. The fish is usually 20–30 cm long (sometimes up to 40 cm) and weighs 150–300 g (sometimes up to 700 g). It is distributed in the seas that wash the western and northern coasts of Europe (from the Bay of Biscay to the White Sea). It keeps to the coastal zone at depths not exceeding 50–70 m. Spawning takes place from May through August at a depth of 25–50 m; the fecundity is 80,000–140,000 eggs. The eggs float in the depths of the water; the larvae are symmetrical and live on the bottom even before they acquire their asymmetrical shape. The dab feeds on invertebrates, less frequently, on small fish. The fish has commercial importance in the USSR; it is caught mainly with trawling nets. ?≫i_4i

DAB

(communications)

DAB

(Digital Audio Broadcasting) The digital radio standard in most countries except for the U.S., which uses iBiquity's HD Radio, and Japan, which uses Terrestrial Integrated Services Digital Broadcasting (ISDB-T). Developed by the Eureka 147 Project in Europe, DAB uses frequencies from 175 to 239 MHz and 1.45 to 1.49 GHz. DAB+, which is backward compatible with DAB, is based on the aacPlus Version 2 digital audio standard (see aacPlus). For more information, visit the World DAB Forum at www.worlddab.org. See HD Radio and mobile TV.
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For detailed information on DAB please, visit https://www.crmdynamics.com/dynamics-association-blueprint/ or CRM Dynamics' website at: www.CRMDynamics.ca
Now, the challenge for NRK and the other broadcasters on DAB is ensuring all Norwegians can access this content.
"D.Connect is an innovative remote control of systems with a connectivity area fitted with DAB electronics.
One of the most fundamental changes in the 'new' FIDIC contracts was the mandatory obligation in Clause 20 to refer a dispute to a DAB before going to arbitration.
Steve Austins, editor of BBC Radio Wales said: "We're pleased that Radio Wales will now be available to some areas of Northwest Wales on DAB.
The Dab station will be compromised of two stations, one of them generating 1600MW of electricity, the other 900MW.
The statement was made after in April UniCredit CEO Federico Ghizzoni said that the group regarded DAB as an important business, but could change its stance in the future.
As I cover up to 40,000 miles a year in my car each year I love being able to suit the music or talk on DAB to my or my passengers' moods rather than having to listen to the same material played on whatever local station.
The 11 November conciliatory meeting will be the last scheduled opportunity to agree on DAB 9 before the MFF vote in plenary, scheduled for 19 November, and also to seal a deal on the EU's budget for next year.
Parliament has requested, before endorsing the MFF, the unconditional adoption of the request for the allocation of an extra 3.9 billion to cover outstanding payments for 2013 (draft amending budget - DAB - 8).
FOUR new DAB digital radio transmitters have been switched on in the South Wales area.