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a haul

1. Unlawfully obtained goods. The burglars took off with quite a haul—all of my jewelry is missing.
2. A large number of things purchased or obtained. Alexis came home from the mall with quite a haul. I didn't know one person needed so many sweaters!
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haul

1. n. the proceeds from a theft; loot. (Underworld.) The cops thought they must have got a pretty good haul.
2. n. the proceeds from any activity: a performance, a fishing trip, a collection of goods or money for charity, etc. They surveyed the haul of cans and packages and decided they had done a pretty fair job.
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Bernard Huberman with BLT Enterprises in Oxnard said his company hauls trash from Sacramento residents to a landfill in Reno rather than using the local landfill for a savings of $1 million a year.
But Lancaster Mayor Frank Roberts said he is confident Waste Management would protect the Antelope Valley environment and local residents if it hauls Los Angeles' trash to its Lancaster landfill.
1 -- color) Fly fishermen launch their float tubes at Crowley Lake on Saturday in preparation for the Double Haul in the Fall tournament.
2 -- color) Mike Kearns of Agoura Hills, in tube, measures a rainbow trout during the Double Haul in the Fall tournament at Crowley Lake.
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OPTera Long Haul DT will make Nortel Networks harder to beat in long haul DWDM going forward," said Dave Dunphy, principal analyst, optical infrastructure, Current Analysis.
OPTera Long Haul DT addresses all of these goals with lower capex and opex, thanks to improved competitive density and footprint, increased distance without the cost of Raman, tunable lasers to lower sparing costs, and the flexibility of its service-transparent interfaces and upgraded operations tools," Dunphy said.
In North America and Europe, where many service providers continue to focus on lowering capital (capex) and operating (opex) expenses by leveraging existing infrastructure, OPTera Long Haul DT will position them to evolve their networks efficiently and cost-effectively to address changing market demands.
Fujitsu is dedicated to providing innovative solutions that allow long haul carriers to deploy the most efficient and cost-effective network possible," says Stephen Carlton, vice president of photonic product marketing for Fujitsu Network Communications.
When used in conjunction with the Fujitsu FLASHWAVE 7700 long haul DWDM system, the FLASHWAVE 7300 transponder can transport 176 full duplex channels at 10 Gbps in under five racks for tremendous space savings in crowded central offices and co-location spaces--no other DWDM commercial system can offer this capacity.
multiple 10 Gb/s bit streams from Ethernet switches, routers, SONET add-drop multiplexers, optical switches), Enhanced Forward Error Correction (EFEC) technology, and Mintera's (patent pending) Chirped Carrier Suppressed Return-to-Zero (CCS-RZ) modulation on the ultra long haul optical link.
As the technology leader in 40G transport solutions for metro-core, regional, long haul and ultra long haul optical networks, Mintera is creating a new wave in network economics.