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terrestrial

(tə-rĕs′trē-əl)
adj.
1. Of or relating to the earth or its inhabitants.
2. Biology Living or growing on land or on or in the ground; not aquatic, arboreal, or epiphytic: terrestrial mammals; terrestrial apes; terrestrial orchids.
3. Astronomy Similar to the planet earth in size or composition: terrestrial planets.
4. Transmitted from structures on the earth and not involving satellites: terrestrial radio.
5. Archaic Of or relating to the earth rather than heaven.
n.
An inhabitant of the earth.

ter·res′tri·al·ly adv.
ter·res′tri·al·ness n.

terrestrial

of the land as opposed to water or air.
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Since reliability level of 99.99% is common in terrestrial link deployments but with varying path lengths, we compute the specific attenuation based on the rain rate values exceeded 0.01% of time.
Another Rs 51.191 have been budgeted for GSM Expansion of Gilgit-Baltistan while Rs 17.049 million have been earmarked for Gilgit-Baltistan Terrestrial Link Microwave.
It will also upgrade the 1626 Light Manager-based terrestrial link which connects Alexandria and Suez, and the current SDH equipment, the Alcatel-Lucent 1678 Metro Core Connect, for the network.
Several Bahrainis also use the terrestrial link to drive to Makkah, almost 1,200 kilometres away, to perform Umrah.
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126 say the South Western Sardinia - Construction of the new terrestrial link the isthmus to the island of Sant~Antioco and Sant~Antioco Bypass.
The companies also rolled out a terrestrial link between the cities of Cagliari and Olbia in Sardinia.
Aysha Bahlool, Basima Al Haram and Nadia Fayez used the 25-kilometre terrestrial link between Bahrain and Saudi Arabia just after midnight when the ban on women driving was officially lifted in the Saudi kingdom.
It is vastly popular among Gulf nationals, especially since the opening of King Fahad Causeway, the 25-kilometre terrestrial link between Bahrain and Saudi Arabia, in November 1986.
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Sucha technique shall be evaluated in the case of a satellite network where two (or more) terminals will aid each other in detecting anoutbound channel by collaborating via an alternate satellite or terrestrial link. Each terminal using interference cancellation techniques will attempt to decode not only the information intended for it but also the data destined for the other terminal.

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