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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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While other factors may be important, I believe you primarily need to strengthen the quads and some of the recommended drills (skipping, bounding) have more to do with increased muscle resiliency than strength.
Through the triplets' mother, the ``7th Heaven'' producers found out about the quads and called the Brinos.
Not only did the quads cost more, but the overall system costs increased by over 30 percent due to the extra VCRs and monitors needed.
Two breakthrough technologies in Sequent's NUMA-Q architecture exploit Intel Pentium Pro microprocessors to deliver new levels of availability, manageability, flexibility, scalability and performance: Sequent's four-chip Intel Pentium Pro processor SMP baseboards (quads), used as the building block for enterprise class systems; and IQ-Link, a patented high-speed interconnect between the quads.