major node


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major node

[′mā·jər ′nōd]
(electricity)
A point in an electrical network at which three or more elements are connected together. Also known as junction.
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Researchers conducted experiments in which they simulated what would happen if a disaster crippled major nodes of the Internet--places that house the equipment where Internet traffic is collected and distributed.
Really big cities have intermediate pimples at major nodes in the transport network in between.
Eve Sedgwick begins her remarkable book, The Epistemology of the Closet, with this ringing claim: "Epistemology of the Closet proposes that many of the major nodes of thought and knowledge in twentieth-century Western culture as a whole are structured -- indeed fractured -- by a chronic, now endemic crisis of homo/heterosexual definition, indicatively male, dating from the end of the nineteenth century."
CISCO AND BREEZECOM were awarded a contract by the Romanian Ministry of Education to upgrade the Higher Education Network, a national networking backbone with major nodes in six cities and links to all the country's universities as well as non-profit scientific and cultural institutions.
it's got technical talent - Internet developer Milo Medin has designed a new fiber network that runs parallel to the Net with connections to its major nodes. Popular information is cached and replicated in servers at cable system head ends, then transmitted to the home via a hybrid fiber-coaxial cable network.
South Central will be deploying the XDM WSS modules in all of the major nodes in its 1,700 kms fibre network.
The ANOSC remotely monitors all major nodes and transmission systems in the 5th Signal Command information grid to include deployed tactical systems on a 24x7 basis.
Major nodes are at Albany Central, Stony Brook, Binghamton, and Buffalo, as well as the Health Science Centers at Brooklyn and Syracuse.
The P20-billion Circuit Makati is one of six major nodes that form part of Ayala Land's P125 billion redevelopment plan for Makati.
Five major nodes of the network were connected using multiple and redundant connections of 100 Gbps, namely those in the cities of Bucharest, Timisoara, Iasi, Oradea and Hungary's capital Budapest.
As part of the redevelopment of the roundabout Prado in Marseille (8th district) and the realization of the bus line to high level of Castellane-Luminy service, Marseille Provence Metropole Urban Community wants to achieve a monumental work, exceptional and dynamic in the center of the roundabout Prado, on one of the major nodes of correspondence in the transport network.
* Had no network capability for distribution of traffic from the major nodes.