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Experts Develop 'Fastest Possible' Data Transmission Method
2012-02-12 06:11:22

A team of U.S. and Israeli researchers say they have developed a new type of encoding scheme that will guarantee the fastest possible delivery of data, regardless of wireless connection strength or the amount of interference present on the network. The discovery, which was revealed in a Friday Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) press release and will be detailed in the upcoming issue of the journal IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, works by creating one large codeword for...


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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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