A 50 Mb/s optical fibre network developed at Toronto University. Network topology is a rooted tree with a maximum of 65536 hosts with maximum separation of 2 km. The protocol is multiple access, collision avoidance, echo detect and retry.
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[hyoo-bris, hoo-] /ˈhyu brɪs, ˈhu-/ noun 1. excessive pride or self-confidence; arrogance. /ˈhjuːbrɪs/ noun 1. pride or arrogance 2. (in Greek tragedy) an excess of ambition, pride, etc, ultimately causing the transgressor’s ruin n. also hybris, 1884, a back-formation from hubristic or else from Greek hybris “wanton violence, insolence, outrage,” originally “presumption toward the gods;” […]
[hyoo-bris, hoo-] /ˈhyu brɪs, ˈhu-/ noun 1. excessive pride or self-confidence; arrogance. /ˈhjuːbrɪs/ noun 1. pride or arrogance 2. (in Greek tragedy) an excess of ambition, pride, etc, ultimately causing the transgressor’s ruin adj. also hybristic, 1831, from Greek hybristikos “given to wantonness, insolent,” from hybrizein, related to hybris (see hubris). n. also hybris, 1884, […]
[huhb] /hʌb/ noun 1. the central part of a wheel, as that part into which the spokes are inserted. 2. the central part or axle end from which blades or spokelike parts radiate on various devices, as on a fan or propeller. 3. a center around which other things revolve or from which they radiate; […]
[huhk-uh-bak] /ˈhʌk əˌbæk/ noun 1. toweling of linen or cotton, of a distinctive absorbent weave. /ˈhʌkəˌbæk/ noun 1. a coarse absorbent linen or cotton fabric used for towels and informal shirts, etc Also called huck (hʌk) verb To throw; chuck: We’d each huck a dart standing on one foot, gulping a beer (1990s+)