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(Write Anywhere File Layout) A high-performance journaling file system used in Network Appliance's NAS and caching devices. It natively supports RAID implementations and allows for expansion on the fly. Using a clever system of pointers to disk clusters that take up a small amount of extra disk space, WAFL enables up to 31 snapshots of the disk to be scheduled in order to roll back to previous versions of the data. See Network Appliance.
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1. A curved roof structure spanning an area; often spherical in shape.
2. A square prefabricated pan form; used in two-way joist (waffle) concrete floor construction.
3. A vault substantially hemispherical in shape, but sometimes slightly pointed or bulbous; a ceiling of similar form. also see geodesic dome and saucer dome.
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Peach, strawberry, and blueberry waffles are simple to make, and with the addition of ice cream or whipped cream, you have a quick dessert.
Serve three waffles per person, sprinkled with icing sugar and topped with raspberries and a scoop of raspberry or lemon sorbet.
This electric waffle iron will be able to cook a Belgian waffle and an omelet simultaneously, so that hungry stomachs need not wait too long to gobble down either.
By the Middle Ages, waffles were eaten by just about everyone - rich and poor, peasants and kings.
Cinnamon waffles Ingredients For the toffee sauce 25g butter 75g dark soft brown sugar 120ml double cream 15ml (1 tbsp) golden syrup.
Carrying a brand that offers a complete line of waffle makers -- from Belgian to heart shape to krumkake to petite cones and pizzelles -- allows you to make a defi nitive statement with your waffle maker display.
"We are really excited about this integrated promotion for Waffles and Soft Serve," said Tim Hawley, vice president of marketing communications for International Dairy Queen.
A specialist waffle and pancake maker from Staffordshire no longer claims to produce the fastest waffles in the West after its products proved a hit in the Middle East.
But most of these pancakes, waffles, omelets and egg sandwiches come with nutritional baggage like excess sodium, saturated fat and trans fats.
With decades of experience in all-natural and organic baking, Van's Waffles (www.vanswaffles.com), Torrance, Calif., is releasing a new line of Hearty Oats waffles that are great for the heart.
Food company Ralcorp Holdings has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to purchase Western Waffles, a Canadian-based manufacturer of private label frozen griddle products.