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2013-07-24 23:16:46

Multi-Room DVR from Cablevision's Optimum Gives Customers Control Over When and Where They Watch TV in the Home. Bethpage, NY (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 Cablevision Systems Corp. (NYSE: CVC) today announced significant enhancements to its cloud-based DVR service, delivering three times more storage than previously offered and more recording capability than any other service provider in the nation. Optimum’s Multi-Room DVR, previously known as DVR Plus, now provides 300 hours of storage...


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2004-10-19 04:45:43

Parabolic Mirror -- A parabolic reflector or parabolic dish is a reflective device formed in the shape of a paraboloid of revolution. Parabolic reflectors can either collect or distribute energy such as light, sound, or radio waves. The parabolic reflector functions due to the geometric properties of the paraboloid shape: if the angle of incidence to the inner surface of the collector equals the angle of reflection, then any incoming ray that is parallel to the axis of the dish will be...

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Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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