Aws



abbreviation
automatic warning system: a train safety system which gives audible warnings about the signals being passed, and can apply the brakes automatically if necessary
Contemporary Examples

When companies sign up for aws, they choose a geographical location for their data.
Blame It on the Cloud: Amazon Outage Shows Peril of Outsourcing Data Daniel Gross October 24, 2012

Those affected Tuesday morning were clients whose data was stored at an Amazon Web Services (aws) facility in Northern Virginia.
Blame It on the Cloud: Amazon Outage Shows Peril of Outsourcing Data Daniel Gross October 24, 2012

Historical Examples

Austrian, aws′tri-an, adj. of or pertaining to Austria, an empire of Central Europe.
Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various

aws ut wuz in th’ beginnin’, uz now awn ever shawl be, worl’ wi’out end—Aamen!
Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 2 of 14 Elbert Hubbard

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