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  2. Shipping container - Wikipedia

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    Specialized shipping containers include: high cube containers (providing an extra 1 ft (305 mm) in height to standard shipping containers), pallet wides, open tops, side loaders, double door or tunnel-tainers, and temperature controlled containers. Another specialized container, known as Transtainer, is a portable fuel and oil freight container.

  3. GameCube - Wikipedia

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    Nintendo sold 21.74 million GameCube units worldwide, much less than anticipated, and discontinued it in 2007. Its successor, the Wii, launched in November 2006 and features full backward compatibility with GameCube games, storage, and controllers.

  4. Network-attached storage - Wikipedia

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    Network-attached storage (NAS) is a file-level (as opposed to block-level storage) computer data storage server connected to a computer network providing data access to a heterogeneous group of clients. NAS is specialized for serving files either by its hardware, software, or configuration.

  5. Stowage plan for container ships - Wikipedia

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    Visibility – The number of High cube containers shouldn't exceed a set number of High cube containers in each row/bay on-deck. If the number of high cube units exceeded the set number it will prevent the full/clear line of sight of the ship from the bridge or other vital vantage points. Additional factors

  6. Containerization - Wikipedia

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    The result was a 8 feet (2.44 m) tall by 8 ft (2.44 m) wide box in 10 ft (3.05 m)-long units constructed from 2.5 mm (13 ⁄ 128 in) thick corrugated steel. The design incorporated a twistlock mechanism atop each of the four corners, allowing the container to be easily secured and lifted using cranes.

  7. Material-handling equipment - Wikipedia

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    The use of racks becomes preferable to floor storage as the number of units per item requiring storage decreases. Similarly, the depth at which units of an item are stored affects cube utilization in proportion to the number of units per item requiring storage.

  8. Thermal energy storage - Wikipedia

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    The different kinds of thermal energy storage can be divided into three separate categories: sensible heat, latent heat, and thermo-chemical heat storage. Each of these has different advantages and disadvantages that determine their applications. Sensible heat storage. Sensible heat storage (SHS) is the most straightforward method.

  9. Sugar - Wikipedia

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    Sugar cubes were produced in the nineteenth century. The first inventor of a process to produce sugar in cube form was Jakob Christof Rad, director of a sugar refinery in Dačice. In 1841, he produced the first sugar cube in the world. He began sugar-cube production after being granted a five-year patent for the process on 23 January 1843.