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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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The FDA reviewed data for The Tether Vertebral Body Tethering System through the humanitarian device exemption (HDE) process.
The Tether -- Vertebral Body Tethering System is designed to continue to correct a patient's curvature as they grow while maintaining fuller range of motion compared with spinal fusion.
Said Robert Dahlstrom, Apellix founder and CEO: "The umbilical cabling and tethering (UCAT) assist patent dovetails nicely with our patent for our software-controlled computing device-based guidance navigation and control for unmanned aerial vehicles and robotic systems.
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.
Podolsky, unpubl.), suggesting that tethering stnic-tures can play a critical role in resisting dislodgment from water movement.
Cheryl Coakley-Rivera (D-Springfield), would limit tethering to eight hours a day; and prohibit it for pups under six months old.
Lee, 35, of Drum Lane Caravan Site, Birtley, was ordered to do 140 hours' unpaid work after admitting two offences of causing unnecessary suffering by inappropriate tethering and failing to seek veterinary care for the wound.
Final diagnosis of intradural fibrolipoma located at the conus with tight filum terminale and cord tethering was made.
The tethering system presented one of the greatest challenges in developing a cost-effective remotely operated vehicle (ROV) capable of reaching these depths.
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.