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cloud computing

noun
1.
Internet-based computing in which large groups of remote servers are networked so as to allow sharing of data-processing tasks, centralized data storage, and online access to computer services or resources.
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cloud computing

noun
1.
a model of computer use in which services stored on the internet are provided to users on a temporary basis
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the conversion of solid coal to synthetic natural gas or a gaseous mixture that can be burned as a fuel

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During coal gasification, the coal is mixed with oxygen and steam (water vapor) while also being heated and pressurized.

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