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Em

A unit of length used in printing. An em is one-sixth of an inch. It is also called a pica.

European Monetary System

A system established in 1979 whereby most member states of the European Economic Community linked their currencies to each other in anticipation of monetary integration. The first stage of the EMS was the European currency unit, then the ERM I, and, finally, the introduction of the euro and the ERM II. The European Monetary System also called for greater extension of credit between European countries. Among the methods the EMS used included the relative synchronization of national interest rates.

EMS

see EUROPEAN MONETARY SYSTEM.
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Lower Cost - Using Atlantis ILIO and Cisco UCS Extended Memory, customers will drive down the cost per desktop from both a CAPEX and OPEX perspective:
1 Professional delivers the latest Linux technology for standard 32-bit PC processors as well as for AMD Athlon 64 and Intel Extended Memory 64 Technology.
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DriveCam now offers full-color video playback, software-driven controls and an extended memory.
The unit, an enhanced version of IDC's computerized M-1075 Leak Tester, also features extended memory.
However, your system allocates 1MB to 2MB of extended memory to SMARTDrive, which takes real memory away from your Windows applications and forces them to use the much slower disk-based swap file.
IN THIS SECOND of a two-part series on using computer memory optimally, we look at the differences between expanded and extended memory and how to add both to a new--or not-so-new--computer.
The Windows environment gives your computer access to extended memory allowing the RAM memory to go beyond the conventional 640K, a limitation of computers of the past.
A number of memory management programs will allow extended memory to simulate expanded memory.
Up to 15 megabytes (megs) of extended memory can be added to the older microcomputers.
For example, CHK1-2-3 will determine the amount of conventional, expanded and extended memory available, the DOS version installed, and the computer's ability to access the protected mode of 80286 and 80386 microprocessors.
If above-board memory is removed from a computer, it may go undetected until someone attempts to access the extended memory.

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