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ricochet off something

[for some rapidly moving object, such as a bullet] to bounce off something at an angle. The bullet ricocheted off the wall and struck the gunman. Bullets were ricocheting off the walls from all angles.
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Our engineers will evaluate the mobility, consistency, performance and security aspects of Ricochet alone and coupled with Sun's security technologies, such as the SunScreen product line and SKIP protocol," Littlepage explained.
95 Ricochet external modem or internal PC-card modem that configures and connects your home desktop PC or laptop to the Internet in minutes.
The California HealthCare Foundation and Ricochet Networks will present donations of computers and wireless modems to application assistants at a health fair on Wednesday, March 12, 2003 at La Maestra Family Clinic, 4185 Fairmount Avenue, San Diego, CA 92105.
Ricochet allows consumers and businesses to connect to the Internet or private networks from anywhere within the Ricochet coverage area.
Entercept's Ricochet team is a specialized group of security researchers dedicated to identifying, assessing, and evaluating intelligence regarding server threats.
I stopped looking at what Ricochet can't do and started looking at what she can do," says Fridono, who chronicles the dog's feats in the book Ricochet: Riding a Wave of Hope with the Dog Who Inspires Millions.
While incorporating games like QRANK is only a small part of my purview with the Trib, the lessons I learned from Ricochet resonate through everything I do.
Ricochet Television is based in the United Kingdom where the company is one of the leading independent production companies of high quality factual and entertainment television programming.
Ricochet was born in 1961 in Brooklyn, New York, the last of 10 living children.
Ascent Ricochet is an ideal solution for business environments that must capture transactional data from different sources and distribute it quickly," said Mike Morper, director of product marketing at Kofax.
The relationship allows mobile Pocket PC users the ability to enjoy rich media content by combining Ricochet, the only high-speed wireless offering commercially available today, with Microsoft's pioneering Windows Media Technologies for delivering rich content solutions over high-speed wireless.
The increasing demand for Ricochet from people who want to get reliable, high-speed mobile access in their hands as quickly as possible is calling for us to expand modem purchase options and further simplify the service activation process," said John Wernke, senior vice president, marketing and sales, for Metricom.
Nasdaq:MCOM), a provider of mobile data networking and technology, has launched Ricochet Private Network service including its new Wireless Access Server System.
The wireless system, Ricochet, was created by Metricom Inc.