primary center


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primary center

[′prī‚mer·ē ′sen·tər]
(communications)
A telephone office having lower rank than a sectional center and higher rank than a toll center; connects toll centers and may also serve as a toll center for nearby end offices.
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To celebrate, members of the community are invited to join Derick Dermatology, Ringwood School Primary Center faculty members, and students and their families for a dedication ceremony under the new shade structure, which will be held on Monday, August 12 at 6:00 p.m.
Legend has it that it originated in Wethersfield, Connecticut, although the community seems to have been the primary center of its popularization by growers.
The campaign to release me from prison in Argentina was carried out in several locations, notably Gilroy, California, where I had grown up and my family still lives; southern California, where Eddie Escobedo lived and organized an important wing of the Olga Talamante Defense Committee; and its primary center, the Bay Area, where key organizers (Ed, Peter, Lenor, and Marie) coordinated the campaign and recruited sympathetic volunteers from the Bay Area's progressive communities.
Stennis Space Center is NASA's primary center for testing rocket propulsion systems for the Space Shuttle and future generations of space vehicles.
Previously, the eastern part of central Mexico had been considered to be the primary center of domestication of C.
Nuremberg, which up to mid-century was a locus of wooden toy production, later became the primary center of metal toy production partly because it had a social geography conducive to the change--as a center of metalworking more generally, it had a pre-existing network of machine salesmen, engineers and repairmen to service the machines--and partly because of the rapidly rising price of wood in the Nuremberg area (as opposed to wood-rich areas like the Erzgebirge).
While in recent years there has been additional retail and health care-sector expansion in other hub communities in Alaska, Anchorage remains the primary center for retail and health care services for most Alaskans.
DSCR is the primary center for supply and distribution questions.
In the second phase, the MSRC relocated a subset of the computational systems and high-speed networks that could backup any losses in the primary center. Uninterrupted power supply and diesel generators support the hardened facilities.
Companies deploying remote solutions typically need to increase the capacity and capabilities of a primary center, but want to avoid the expense and inflexibility of building a new operation or of continuing to operate an underused one.
Mexico is the primary center of diversity for the genus with 14 species, and southern Texas has eight species in seasonally dry habitats at mostly low elevations.
The storage solution automatically mirrors and replicates Amscot's data to an off-site data center, which the company built as a backup to its primary center after the September 11th terrorist attacks two years ago.