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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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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.
The technology is also used to connect the two islands to the peninsula without using submarine repeaters and is deployed in the terrestrial link.
This is yet further demonstration of a commitment to providing superior connectivity on the Europe-Middle East-Asia route, with increased diversity of connectivity to major telecoms hubs in Hong Kong via a terrestrial link across Thailand.
The King Fahd Causeway, the 25-kilometre terrestrial link between Bahrain and Saudi Arabia, was opened in November 1986.
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The 25-kilometre King Fahad Causeway, the first man-made terrestrial link between Bahrain and Saudi Arabia, opened on November 26, 1986.
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.
The 25-kilometre manmade terrestrial link was opened on November 26, 1986 and has been used by millions of travelers and vehicles, making it one of the busiest traffic areas in the Arab world.
Bahrain s only terrestrial link with a neighbouring country is the 25-kilometre King Fahad Causeway with Saudi Arabia.

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