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Pat.

In the lumber industry, abbr. for pattern.

pat

As applied to a specimen of neat cement paste, a sample about 3 in. (7.6 cm) in diameter and ½ in. (1.3 cm) in thickness at the center and tapering to a thin edge; applied on a flat glass plate to determine the setting time.

PAT

(Port Address Translation) The most common way network address translation is implemented (see NAT). Also called "NAT overloading," "network address port translation" (NAPT) and "NAT/PAT."

PAT assigns a different TCP port number to each client session with a server on the Internet. When responses come back from that server, the source port number becomes the destination port number and determines which user to route the packets to. It also validates that the incoming packets were indeed requested. See NAT traversal, UDP hole punching, private IP address, RSIP and proxy server.


NAT/PAT
By using a different port number for each user, the NAT device knows which client PC to route the incoming packets to. See TCP/IP port.
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During his address he underscored that PAT had waited for two months but no justice was provide.
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The PATS tank system, depending on configuration, has the capability of nearly doubling the range of the BBJ aircraft.
That keeps dirt out of the PATS that can cause contamination and bad readings.
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Paradigm4 began working with the State of New Jersey on the PATS project in June, 1996.
As a thank you, Postman Pat will respond via email to each of his letters and cards throughout September.
Pat became famous for her dangly earrings and brassy bleached hairdo, as well as a string of husbands and lovers.
A lonely Pat started flirting with married shopkeeper Patrick to from her noprisoners her part Truemain in 2006 but after a brief affair, they were found out by his wife Yolande and publicly shamed.