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combo

1. A shortening of "combination," referring to a blend or mixture of people or things. As a senior, I felt really out of place at the party because it was a combo of freshmen and sophomores. Peanut butter and chocolate is definitely my favorite combo in a dessert.
2. A musical group made up of only a few musicians. It's a small space, so they just want a jazz combo to play, rather than some huge band.

combo

(ˈkɑmbo)
1. n. a small group of musicians; a small band. (From combination.) Andy started his own combo and made money from day one.
2. n. a combination of people or things. The dish was a combo of fish, garlic, and cream.
3. n. a bisexual person. Nobody would have thought that Fred’s a combo.
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The fact that consumers don't just drive longer distances, but also pass up more alternatives, indicates that the opportunity to choose a combo is highly valued by consumers.
Savings per funeral r There are substantial savings from having a funeral handled by a combo rather than a stand-alone: our estimates range from $492 to $880.
The data clearly reveal that many consumers are willing to go the extra mile, or miles, to get to a combo funeral home.
We tested whether a combo offer (an extra option) would hurt or help e-book sales.
Tackle (T): Must not allow a combo to the second level.
Part of the problem is a perception by some vendors that adding a DVD read function is enough to make a combo drive competitive with a stand alone CD-RW drive.
It's a reasonable prediction that many users would prefer a combo CD-RW/DVD drive rather than having to choose one or the other, or to specify a second drive, as long as the performance and price are comparable.
Leading edge write speeds are not currently available in a Combo OPU.
For this reason, drive makers will look to preserve their investment :in drive level write technology by choosing a combo controller that is compatible with their current CDRW solution.
A DVD-ROM pickup unit requires two laser diodes, one for DVD and another for CD since reading CD-R media is a requirement for a combo drive.
In a Combo OPU, this second laser diode needs to be a higher power device to support writing, and the laser driver and photo diode array must be redesigned to support the write function.
"Our definition of a combo is a lot different from a lot of other people's.
Gurin notes how important pharmacy department sales have become to a combo's overall performance.
Furthermore, H&BAs are more abundant in a combo than a conventional unit, averaging 6,200 items versus 2,800 items, respectively.