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metros

(ˈmɛtroz)
n. the police; the metropolitan police. (Not used in all metropolitan areas.) The metros took ten minutes to get to the scene of the crime, and the entire city is enraged.
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Metro area median existing condo prices in the second quarter ranged from $109,900 in Greensboro-High Point, N.
The strongest metro increase in the Midwest was in Bismarck, N.
NAR began publication of metropolitan area median single-family home prices in 1982; the metro area condo price series was launched earlier this year.
The strongest metro increase in the Midwest was in Waterloo-Cedar Falls, Iowa, where the median price of $109,700 was 26.
National and regional quarterly prices have been revised back through 1989; the only revision to the metro price series is the normal annual revision for 2005 with revised fourth quarter data.
Andrew was chosen by Guangzhou Metro Company because of the high quality of its products, easy installation, short delivery time and on-site support.
The 140-m long high capacity metro trains are based on the latest modular technology to respond to local content requirements.
It is dedicated to the production of metro vehicles.
As consortium leader for rolling stock, Bombardier Transportation has already delivered to China the Metro Systems for Shanghai Line 1 and 2 (96 cars for Line 1 and an additional 222 cars for Line 2.
With the addition of MPLS to the metro access platform, Riverstone is able to offer precision control and traffic engineering capabilities that enable a wide range of value-added services, including tiered services, MPLS-based Virtual Private Networks (VPNs), and MPLS-based transparent LAN services.
By creating individual Label Switched Paths (LSPs), providers can set bandwidth, preferred paths, or priority constraints at the user or application level to easily support rapidly growing deployments by Application Service Providers (ASPs), Building Local Exchange Carriers (BLECs), and other metro providers.
Riverstone's unique open APIs allow service providers to customize and incorporate its MPLS solution quickly into their networks to deliver advanced traffic engineering, QoS, and security features in their metro area networks without jeopardizing service delivery.