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n.1.A convulsive tic or hysteric neurosis prevalent among Malays, similar to or identical with miryachit and jumping disease, the person affected performing various involuntary actions and making rapid inarticulate ejaculations in imitation of the actions and words of another person.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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SBC is deploying the high-capacity switch in its local network to interconnect, primarily, with wireless and long distance carriers in an application known as an access tandem switch. SBC is using the switch in several large markets to support existing network traffic and future growth.
As an entry-level carrier switch, MMCS can be deployed to serve a variety of functions including a simple point-of-presence, a VoIP gateway, an access-switching platform, a tandem switch, as well as an enhanced services platform.
The DMS-250/300 is a tandem switch providing all current signaling interfaces and protocols of the DMS-300 combined with the rich long distance features of the DMS-250.