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1. Architect a pilaster or an engaged column that supports an arch or a lintel
2. Christianity a choral anthem chanted in response to a lesson read at a church service

Respond

A pier or pilaster projecting from a wall as a support for an arch at the end of an arcade.

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A support, usually a corbel or pilaster, affixed to a wall to receive one end of an arch, a groin, or a vault rib.
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Preemption is a mission-critical feature that enables first responders on FirstNet to communicate and coordinate during emergencies, large events or other situations where commercial networks can become congested.
The Bay Area Incident Management Task Force said it has released a first-of-its-kind mobile application to streamline the critical exchange of traffic incident information between emergency service responders from Caltrans and other agencies.
The system Durst corporation installed at 4 Times Square, and is in the process of installing at its eight other major properties in Manhattan, uses redundant receiver/amplification devices, known as repeaters, that operate on key emergency and company frequencies to ensure first responders in the building can have unfettered communication with personnel on the ground during an emergency.
However, when these data were used by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) to set a public health benchmark (the acute minimum risk level), the fact that 2 of the 10 asthmatics were responders was sufficient for this dose to be considered a critical effect level (ATSDR 1999).
With this in mind, understanding how terrorists use coordinated assaults can assist local emergency responders in better planning, training, and organizing to respond to such incidents.
NIST established the Distributed Testbed for First Responders to evaluate different technical approaches and to carry out the NIST mission of assisting industry in the development of standards for interoperability and open systems.
Knabe, whose 4th District includes such key installations as the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles and Los Angeles International Airport, said a coordinated federal, state and local communications network serving all California first responders is also a must.
In high-stakes ultimatum games, such as a study in which pairs of Indonesian volunteers received sums equivalent to 3 months' salary, most proposers offer 50 percent of the total, which responders overwhelmingly accept.
Police, fire and other first responders will be able to use the online solution to instantly access critical facility information such as floor plans, 360 degree imagery, hazardous materials quantities and locations and evacuation routes for all of the district's 78 elementary, middle, high school and administrative buildings.
The courage and dedication of Americas emergency responders is inspiring as well as life-saving, said Secretary Chao.
Over the past several months, NIST has been working on novel communications and networking technologies for first responders at disaster sites.