free space


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free space

n
(General Physics) a region that has no gravitational and electromagnetic fields: used as an absolute standard. Also called (no longer in technical usage): vacuum
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An individual who was standing beyond the railing, in the free space around the marble table, and whom no one had yet caught sight of, since his long, thin body was completely sheltered from every visual ray by the diameter of the pillar against which he was leaning; this individual, we say, tall, gaunt, pallid, blond, still young, although already wrinkled about the brow and cheeks, with brilliant eyes and a smiling mouth, clad in garments of black serge, worn and shining with age, approached the marble table, and made a sign to the poor sufferer.
Another prodded his horse with the butt end of a musket, and Pierre, bending over his saddlebow and hardly able to control his shying horse, galloped ahead of the soldiers where there was a free space.
These are auxiliaries to the centrifugal tendency of a man, to his passage out into free space, and they help him to escape the custody of that body in which he is pent up, and of that jail-yard of individual relations in which he is enclosed.
The renditions; the loss of Pak lives in US WoT; the free space for Raymond Davis and other operatives; etc etc
(TDT), has completed the preliminary software necessary for the ongoing lab and field testing of the two Free Space Optics units and contemplated two-plane flight test, the company said.
BridgeSat has announced an industry-first agreement with NASA designed to develop a commercialized laser-based free space optical communication system that could support the agency's future missions as they transition to optical communications, the company said.
Summary: San Francisco (California) [USA], Dec 16 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Information and Technology Minister Nara Lokesh said on Saturday that the Free Space Optical Communications (FSOC) technology to be brought in the state will enable the state to provide internet facility in rural areas and the tribal belt of the state.
Businesses can apply for free space in up to 100 shopping centres, ranging from prime regional spaces such as Mostyn Champneys, Llandudno, and Broughton Applicants to Free Space+ will be asked to identify their preferred destination, and demonstrate how trading from that location will accelerate their growth.
Free space optical (FSO) communication is rapid transmission of light in open air instead of glass or other medium from one point to another [1].
Free Space Optical Communication: System Design, Modeling, Characterization, and Dealing With Turbulence