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see wavewave,
in oceanography, an oscillating movement up and down, of a body of water caused by the frictional drag of the wind, or on a larger scale, by submarine earthquakes, volcanoes, and landslides.
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, in oceanography.

fetch

[fech]
(computer science)
To locate and load into main memory a requested load module, relocating it as necessary and leaving it in a ready-to-execute condition.
(oceanography)
The distance traversed by waves without obstruction.
An area of the sea surface over which seas are generated by a wind having a constant speed and direction.
The length of the fetch area, measured in the direction of the wind in which the seas are generated. Also known as generating area.

fetch

a Doppelganger. [Irish Folklore: Leach, 376]
See: Doubles

fetch

1. Engineering the reach, stretch, etc., of a mechanism
2. Geography the distance in the direction of the prevailing wind that air or water can travel continuously without obstruction

Fetch

A Macintosh program by Jim Matthews <Fetch@Dartmouth.edu> for transferring files using File Transfer Protocol (FTP). Fetch requires a Mac 512KE, System 4.1, and either KSP 1.03 or MacTCP.

Latest version: 2.1.2.

Fetch is Copyright 1992, Trustees of Dartmouth College.

ftp://ftp.Dartmouth.edu/pub/mac/Fetch_2.1.2.sit.hqx. ftp://src.doc.ic.ac.uk/computing/systems/mac/info-mac/comm/tcp.

fetch

To locate the next instruction in memory (RAM) for execution by the CPU. See instruction cycle.
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