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tethering

(1) Attaching a device by wire to a data or power source.

(2) To extend Internet access on a cellphone or smartphone to a computer or tablet. It used to mean connecting devices only by cable; however, the term was broadened to include wireless such as Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. See cellular hotspot.
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Council chiefs decided a scrutiny panel should look into horse tethering following a talk given by Friends of Swansea Horses last summer.
She claimed she had not realised tethering was against the law and often allowed the cat to be released to run around the house at night.
Although the directionality of forces experienced by egg masses in flow is likely complex, we chose to standardize measurements using perpendicular pulls because (1) tethering force could depend on the angle of pulling relative to the main axis of the tether, (2) any undetected angling of tethers below sediment would have added too much noise to measurements for any pulling direction other than vertical, and (3) although the force gauge provides an extremely sensitive measure at this scale (< 100 mN), it recorded accurately only when vertical.
Fibrolipomas of the conus medullaris in adult patients with tight filum and associated cord tethering have been previously reported.
ABSTRACT : Twenty-four yearling BoerxSpanish goats were used in a crossover design experiment to determine effects of tethering on forage selection, intake and digestibility, grazing behavior and energy expenditure (EE) with forage high in nutritive value and low to moderate in mass.
Instead, tune in to obvious anomalies; for example, a midline skin tag is almost always associated with some sort of spinal cord tethering.
At an earlier hearing 30-year-old Jackson pleaded guilty to two offences - cruelly tethering and failure to provide veterinary attention.
State law isn't really clear on food, water, shelter and tethering, and that's why we decided to be really clear on it,'' she said.
Some reports are of people up to 30 years postinjury who have developed progressive myelopathies from tethering of the spinal cord or spinal-cord cysts.
The RSPCA last night launched a new campaign calling for stronger legislation to prevent animals suffering from tethering.
14] Ascension does not occur if it is impeded by intradermal abnormalities because they provide mechanical traction or tethering when the child grows.
Nexaira") (OTCBB: NXWI),announces the immediate availability of iPhone tethering firmware on the Nexaira Business Class II (BCII) 3G/4G Router.