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Made with narrow wales: pinwale corduroy.
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(ˈpɪnˌweɪl) textiles
(Textiles) (of a corduroy fabric) with narrow ridges. See also wale12a
(Textiles) a corduroy fabric with narrow ridges
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(of a fabric) having very thin wales.
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MARINA centers on internet metadata; MAINWAY focuses on telephone metadata for contact chaining; and PINWALE concentrates on written content.
(164) According to the Times, the FAA was passed partly to ease the NSA's task in collecting email correspondence, but the NSA had been using a large email database called "Pinwale" since at least 2005, accessing Americans' emails (without warrants) in the process.
The surveillance database, code-named Pinwale, probably is the final destination for e-mail the NSA pulls off internet infrastructure and siphons into its surveillance rooms at AT&T installations across America.
Etro Milano summer-weight pinwale corduroy jacket with vibrant silk striped lining, $1,018; plaid cotton dress shirt, $310; white cotton trousers, $145; Longhi woven fabric belt in baby blue macrame and saddle leather, $76; and Aldo Blue casual black leather slip-ons, $165.
Both Mystic Valley Traders' Sundance, which blends a printed paisley suede with other soft textures in shades of autumn and blue skies, and Hallmart's Cheyenne, that mixes variegated and pinwale corduroy in blues and browns, echo fashion's current Western influence.
Additionally, recall further the allegations of a former NSA analyst that the agency had gained warrantless access to Americans' emails through a large database called "Pinwale," beginning as early as 2005.