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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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Fujitsu is the only company[2] in the TOP500 list using AMD's AMD64, Intel's Intel64 and IPF architectures and to obtain 80% efficiency or better from all of them.
The video game market in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) region is projected to grow at a compound annual rate of 13 per cent through 2010 to reach a USD 13 billion market size, and computer gaming will account for a sizeable percentage of this massive market.The Hyper Transport and Hyper Streaming Technology of the Racer SSS will ensure an enhanced gaming experience especially with the high requirements of the games being produced nowadays.Since the release of AMD64 technology, AMD has taken the lead in microprocessor design innovation.
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"PBS Professional is already widely deployed on AMD64 systems using Linux, and Altair's expansion of their offering to include the Solaris 10 platform helps to strengthen their product line."
This feature, present in AMD's AMD64 architecture, as well as Intel's EM64T architecture, can flag certain parts of memory as containing data instead of executable code, which prevents overflow errors from resulting in arbitrary code execution.
Dual Core AMD64 technology offers reduced latency and speedy data transmission.
"AMD64 technology provides performance, scalability, reliability and security professional users are looking for.
Chelsio is joining AMD (NYSE:AMD) in celebration of the 2nd anniversary of the AMD Opteron processor and the growing AMD64 ecosystem by announcing this new world record using both companies' industry-leading products and technologies.
Most recently this was shown with the debut of the Solaris 10 Operating System (OS) optimized for AMD64 Technology and enterprise computing.
"Powered by cutting-edge advancements like DISCover console technology, Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005, and AMD64 technology, the Alienware DHS 5-Series meets and surpasses every expectation for gamers and home entertainment users alike."
As enterprises transition from 32- to 64-bit computing, they need the smooth migration path to 64-bit computing that AMD64 provides," said Marty Seyer, corporate vice president and general manager of the Microprocessor Business Unit, Computation Products Group at AMD.
"When AMD64 application developers combine the superior performance of the PathScale EKO Compilers with the industry's easiest-to-use parallel debugging tool, they will find that creating parallel applications for Linux clusters is immediately faster and easier, resulting in more efficient and more scalable applications," said Dr.