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Cray Goes A Little Smaller With New Line Of Supercomputers
2013-05-07 12:55:51

Smaller can be better, especially when it is a supercomputer. Cray, a company often credited with building the world’s first supercomputer, has reduced the size of its largest machine.


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pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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