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crater

 [kra´ter]
an excavated area surrounded by an elevated margin, such as is caused by ulceration.

cra·ter

(krā'ter),
The most depressed, usually central portion of an ulcer.

crater

/cra·ter/ (kra´ter) an excavated area surrounded by an elevated margin.

crater

a pitlike depression, such as where an ulcer has been surgically removed.

crater

an excavated area surrounded by an elevated margin, as caused by ulceration.
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In the last 9,000 years the caldera has "inhaled" and "exhaled" about five times, says Pierce.
The Workstation functions as an integrated client for all Caldera server offerings -- OpenLinux Server, Open UNIX and OpenServer -- and includes the Caldera(R) Volution(TM) management agent.
We are excited about working together with Caldera to deliver SilverStream's Linux-based products for J2EE, XML and Web services on Open UNIX 8 -- Caldera's Linux deployment platform for business critical systems.
Now Caldera Thin Clients/Lineo has filed a lawsuit against Microsoft Corp based on what it says were anti-competitive practices aimed at killing off DR-DOS back in the days of DRI.
Although the chances of a blast right now appear slim, Wolff and Gardner urge the state or federal government to establish a relatively inexpensive monitoring program to keep tabs on the earthquakes and land movement in the caldera region that might warn of any impending eruption.
Another important factor in iMC's decision was the viability of the new Caldera," said Ransom Love, CEO of Caldera International, Inc.
They suspect that several spots on the outside of the old caldera might become active, releasing magma around the entire rim of the crater.
Open UNIX 8 is an evolution of and maintains compatibility with the SCO UnixWare operating system acquired by Caldera.