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Quad

In printing, a type with no letter attached to it. The quad exists to put spaces between words.
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The quads seem like naturals for other jobs, such as modeling and TV commercials, but the Brinos say they have no desire to shuttle their children to auditions or hire an agent.
If such a feature adds to your cost of the quad, then it is not worth it.
Within its Pentium Pro processor-based quads, Sequent has placed memory, input/output and the processors in close physical proximity to one another, where 93 percent of all accesses are handled at the quad level over a single, shared 500 MB per second bus.