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 (to͝or′ē-ŏn′, tyo͝or′-)
A dormant vegetative bud that detaches from the parent plant, found especially in certain aquatic plants.

[Latin turiō, turiōn-.]


(Botany) a perennating bud produced by many aquatic plants: it detaches from the parent plant and remains dormant until the following spring
[C17: from French turion, from Latin turio shoot]
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Low pin count and a small footprint on the board is also needed and products within the AMD64 Longevity programme guarantee processor availability for at least five years.
The award-winning AMD64 desktop processors features Cool'n'Quiet technology, an innovative system-level feature that lowers the power consumption of the PC when maximum performance is not needed.
Mathematica 5 for AMD Athlon 64 and AMD Opteron processors helps ensure that applications take full advantage of the AMD64 architecture performance benefits," said Ed Gasiorowski, director of Developer Relations, AMD's Computation Products Group.
The initiative will see hardware and software developers placing the AMD64 Logo on to products which will signify that the solution is ready to be used in conjunction with AMD64.
NURNBERG, Germany -- At the Embedded World Exhibition & Conference this week, AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced the next step in the evolution of its embedded business--including the addition of Second-Generation AMD Opteron[TM] processors and AMD Athlon[TM] 64 X2 dual-core processors to the AMD64 Longevity Program, plus the release of the new AMD Geode[TM] LX900@1.
We have flawlessly executed manufacturing AMD64 processors, which is why today we are announcing the world's only broad dual-core client and server processor line-up, well ahead of our announced schedule.
2003: AMD introduced AMD64 technology, offering advanced capabilities including Direct Connect Architecture, hardware-level Enhanced Virus Protection(*), and 64-bit x86 processors fully compatible with existing 32-bit software, enabling a seamless transition to more powerful 64-bit computing.
We have had a great deal of success with our Ferrari branded notebooks based on AMD64 technology," said Walter Deppeler, senior corporate vice president, Acer Inc.
The technology partnership announced today is proof of a shared commitment to improving China's rapidly-growing IT industry, and a testament to the performance-per-watt advantages of AMD64 commercial solutions - an attractive choice for China.
Our customers want choice, which they now have with AMD64 and PCI Express.
In addition to the benefits of AMD64 technology with Direct Connect Architecture, the Mobile AMD Sempron[TM] Processor model 3500+ and the AMD Turion[TM] 64 X2 dual-core mobile technology model TL-52 provide:
AMD will continue within the 65nm technology generation to enhance both AMD64 processors and process technology, to offer even more energy-efficient processors that demonstrate AMD's commitment to an improved global environment.