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Network
2010-09-17 11:33:25

A network is a group of computers and devices that are interconnected by communications channels. These channels facilitate communications among users and allow them to share resources. Many different characteristics can be used to classify a network. There are several purposes for networks. One of the most common uses of a network is for communication purposes. With a network, people can...

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postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.