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  • 1. 

    Arrange the jumbled wordAn electromechanical device that converts mechanical power into AC electrical power.rnatroleat

    Explanation
    An alternator is an electromechanical device that converts mechanical power into AC electrical power. In this case, the jumbled word "rnatroleat" can be rearranged to form "alternator," which is the correct answer.

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  • 2. 

    Arrange the jumbled wordTemperature of the air surrounding a component.Niebtma etartouermp 

    Explanation
    The jumbled word "Niebtma etartouermp" can be rearranged to form the phrase "ambient temperature." Ambient temperature refers to the temperature of the air surrounding a component or the immediate environment. It is an important factor to consider in various fields, such as engineering, electronics, and meteorology, as it can affect the performance and efficiency of devices and systems.

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  • 3. 

    Arrange the jumbled wordA technology that allows data connections between mobile and stationary devices through short-range digital two-way radio. htobeuolt 

    Explanation
    Bluetooth is a technology that enables data connections between mobile and stationary devices using short-range digital two-way radio. It allows devices to communicate wirelessly and transfer data over short distances. The jumbled word "htobeuolt" can be rearranged to form the word "Bluetooth", which is the correct answer.

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  • 4. 

    Fill in the blanksA condition where the voltage supplied to the system falls below the specified operating range, but above 0V._r_ w _ o _ t

    Explanation
    A brownout is a condition where the voltage supplied to the system falls below the specified operating range, but above 0V. This can occur due to various reasons such as power grid issues, high demand, or faulty electrical equipment. Brownouts can cause a decrease in the performance and efficiency of electrical devices, leading to potential damage or malfunction. It is important to address brownout situations promptly to prevent any negative impact on the system.

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  • 5. 

    Arrange the jumbled wordThe art and science of breaking encryption or any form of cryptography.scrysitaanlpy 

    Explanation
    Cryptanalysis is the correct answer because it refers to the art and science of breaking encryption or any form of cryptography. It involves analyzing and deciphering coded messages without having access to the key used for encryption. Cryptanalysts use various techniques and methods to break the encryption and reveal the hidden information.

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  • 6. 

    Arrange the jumbled wordsIn systems that handle electrical signals, ________ is a generally unwanted change in the signal.notiortisd 

    Explanation
    Distortion refers to a generally unwanted change in electrical signals in systems that handle them. It can occur due to various factors such as interference, noise, or equipment malfunctions. Distortion can result in the alteration of the original signal's shape, frequency, or amplitude, leading to a loss of accuracy and quality in the transmission or processing of the signal.

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  • 7. 

    Arrange the jumbled wordA family of network protocols based on asynchronous frames.tenrehte 

    Explanation
    Ethernet is a family of network protocols based on asynchronous frames. It is a widely used technology for connecting devices in a local area network (LAN). Ethernet allows for the transmission of data packets between devices, using a set of rules and protocols. It provides a reliable and efficient means of communication, allowing multiple devices to share the same network and access resources. Ethernet has become the standard for wired LAN connections and is used in various industries and applications.

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  • 8. 

    Arrange the jumbled wordsThe part of a switch that is acted upon to cause the switch to change contact connectionsuatocatr 

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Actuator." An actuator is the part of a switch that is acted upon to cause the switch to change contact connections. It is responsible for initiating the movement or action of the switch, allowing it to open or close the circuit.

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  • 9. 

    Arrange the jumbled wordsAn interconnection architecture that connects components in a line, one after the otherIasyd naich 

    Explanation
    A daisy chain is an interconnection architecture that connects components in a line, one after the other. This means that each component is connected to the next one, forming a chain-like structure. This type of architecture is commonly used in computer networks, where devices are connected in a linear sequence.

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  • 10. 

    Arrange the Jumbled WordsThe transfer of information between functional unitsAatd mocmicnaionut 

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Data Communication" because the jumbled words "Aatd mocmicnaionut" can be rearranged to form the phrase "Data Communication". This phrase refers to the transfer of information between functional units, which matches the given description in the question.

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  • 11. 

    Arange the jumbled wordsIncreasing the amount of data that can be stored in a given domainAtda nesiompcros

    Explanation
    Data compression refers to the process of reducing the size of data in order to save storage space or to transmit it more efficiently. By compressing data, the amount of storage required is decreased, allowing for a larger amount of data to be stored in a given domain or space. This can be achieved through various algorithms and techniques that eliminate redundancy and unnecessary information from the data. Therefore, "Data Compression" is the correct answer as it accurately describes the process of increasing the amount of data that can be stored in a given domain.

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  • 12. 

    Arrange the jumbled wordA Packet of transmitted information that contains at a minimum, the destination address and information being transmitted.Tada amfre 

    Explanation
    A data frame is a packet of transmitted information that contains, at a minimum, the destination address and the information being transmitted. It is a structured unit of data that is used for communication between devices in a network. The jumbled word "Tada amfre" can be rearranged to form the correct term "Data Frame".

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  • 13. 

    The process of combining two or more signals into a single composite signal.Adta xngumtlipiel 

    Explanation
    Data multiplexing is the process of combining two or more signals into a single composite signal. This allows multiple streams of data to be transmitted simultaneously over a single channel or medium, maximizing the efficiency of data transmission. By multiplexing the signals, the overall bandwidth requirements are reduced, making it more efficient and cost-effective. This technique is commonly used in telecommunications and networking systems to optimize data transmission.

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  • 14. 

    Arrange the jumbled wordThe execution of a systematic sequence of operations performed upon data.Aadt cesinpgors 

    Explanation
    The jumbled word "Aadt cesinpgors" can be rearranged to form the phrase "Data Processing." Data processing refers to the execution of a systematic sequence of operations performed upon data. This process involves collecting, organizing, and manipulating data to produce meaningful information.

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  • 15. 

    Fill in the blanksThe separation in movement of charge-carrying particles from one section to anotherG_l_ _ _ i_   Is_ _ _ _ ion 

    Explanation
    Galvanic isolation refers to the separation of charge-carrying particles from one section to another. It is a technique used to prevent the flow of electrical currents between two circuits or systems, while still allowing for the transmission of signals or data. This is achieved by using isolation components such as transformers or optocouplers, which provide electrical insulation and protect against potential differences or ground loops. Galvanic isolation is commonly employed in applications where safety, noise reduction, or signal integrity is crucial.

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  • 16. 

    Fill in the blanksAn error in transmission or reception, that results in incorrect or undecryptable informationG_r_le 

    Explanation
    Garble refers to an error in transmission or reception that leads to incorrect or undecryptable information. This error can occur during the process of sending or receiving data, causing the information to become distorted or unintelligible.

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  • 17. 

    Arrange the jumbled wordsAn error-detecting and error-correcting binary code, used in data transmissionAmhmngi deco 

    Explanation
    The jumbled words "Amhmngi deco" can be rearranged to form the term "Hamming Code." Hamming Code is an error-detecting and error-correcting binary code that is commonly used in data transmission. It is designed to detect and correct errors that may occur during the transmission process, ensuring the accuracy and integrity of the transmitted data.

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  • 18. 

    Arrange the jumbled wordThe number of non-zero symbols in a symbol sequenceGnhamim htiegw 

    Explanation
    The jumbled word "Gnhamim htiegw" can be rearranged to form "Hamming Weight". The term "Hamming Weight" refers to the number of non-zero symbols in a symbol sequence.

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  • 19. 

    Arrange the jumbled wordMechanism by which one device communicates with one or more other devices, at a predetermined speedKingshandah 

    Explanation
    Handshaking is the correct answer because it refers to the mechanism by which one device communicates with one or more other devices at a predetermined speed. Handshaking is a process where devices exchange signals to establish a connection, synchronize their operations, and ensure data integrity during communication. It is commonly used in computer networks, telecommunications, and other communication systems to establish and maintain reliable communication between devices.

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  • 20. 

    Arrange the jumbled wordA bundle of insulated wires encased in a common sheathKetedajc bleca

    Explanation
    The jumbled word "Ketedajc bleca" can be rearranged to form the term "Jacketed cable". This term refers to a bundle of insulated wires that are enclosed in a protective sheath or jacket. The jacket provides insulation and protection to the wires, preventing them from being damaged or causing any electrical hazards.

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  • 21. 

    Arrange the jumbled wordA style of ring counter that recycles base on the inverted output being feed back to the input.honnsoj untocre

    Explanation
    The given jumbled word "honnsoj untocre" can be rearranged to form "Johnson Counter". A Johnson Counter is a type of ring counter that recycles based on the inverted output being fed back to the input. In a Johnson Counter, the output of the last flip-flop is connected to the input of the first flip-flop, creating a loop. This allows the counter to cycle through a sequence of states, making it useful in various applications such as frequency division, digital clocks, and shift register circuits.

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  • 22. 

    Arrange the jumbled wordAn electrical system for measuring a quantity, transmitting the result and than indicating the quantity measured.yeletrmet

    Explanation
    Telemetry is an electrical system used for measuring a quantity, transmitting the result, and indicating the quantity measured. In this case, the jumbled word "yeletrmet" can be rearranged to form the word "telemetry", which is the correct answer.

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  • 23. 

    Arrange the jumbled wordAbility of a computer to act like a human beingAficalirti ntelientlgi 

    Explanation
    The jumbled word "Aficalirti ntelientlgi" can be rearranged to form the phrase "Artificial Intelligent." This phrase refers to the ability of a computer to act like a human being, which is commonly known as artificial intelligence.

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  • 24. 

    Arrange the jumbled wordsLow level programming language designed for a specific type of processorSembayls anuaggle 

    Explanation
    Assembly Language is a low-level programming language specifically designed for a particular type of processor. It is often used in the development of system software and device drivers. Assembly language instructions are written in mnemonic codes that can be easily understood by humans and then translated into machine code by an assembler. This allows programmers to have more control over the hardware and perform tasks that are not possible in higher-level languages.

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  • 25. 

    Arrange the jumbled wordComputer software that is undergoing testing and has not yet been officially released.Abte oftrwase

    Explanation
    The jumbled word "Abte oftrwase" can be rearranged to form the term "Beta Software". Beta software refers to computer software that is undergoing testing and has not yet been officially released.

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  • 26. 

    Arrange the jumbled wordPeer-to-Peer file sharing protocoltrrentibot 

    Explanation
    The jumbled word "Peer-to-Peer file sharing protocoltrrentibot" can be rearranged to form the word "BitTorrent". BitTorrent is a popular peer-to-peer file sharing protocol that allows users to distribute large amounts of data over the internet efficiently. It works by breaking down the files into small pieces and allowing users to download and upload these pieces simultaneously, resulting in faster download speeds and reduced strain on the original source of the file.

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  • 27. 

    Arrange the jumbled wordSoftware that uses an excessive amount of System resourcesArblateow 

    Explanation
    Bloatware refers to software that consumes a significant amount of system resources, causing it to run slowly or inefficiently. In this case, the jumbled word "Arblateow" can be rearranged to form "Bloatware," which accurately describes the software in question. Bloatware is often pre-installed on devices and can be difficult to remove, negatively impacting the overall performance and user experience.

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  • 28. 

    Arrange the jumbled wordApplication and services offered over the internetOdlcu mptigncou 

    Explanation
    The jumbled word "Odlcu mptigncou" can be rearranged to form the term "Cloud Computing." Cloud computing refers to the delivery of various applications and services over the internet. This technology allows users to access files and data remotely, rather than relying on local storage or processing power. It offers flexibility, scalability, and cost-effectiveness, making it a popular choice for businesses and individuals alike.

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  • 29. 

    Arrange the jumbled wordsMost commonly used to transmit cable TV and internet signalsAxicaol belca 

    Explanation
    The jumbled words "Axicaol belca" can be rearranged to form the term "Coaxial Cable." Coaxial cables are commonly used to transmit cable TV and internet signals. They consist of an inner conductor, an insulating layer, a metallic shield, and an outer insulating layer. The inner conductor carries the electrical signal, while the metallic shield prevents interference from external sources. Coaxial cables are widely used in telecommunications and provide a reliable means of transmitting high-frequency signals over long distances.

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  • 30. 

    Arrange the jumbled wordSoftware that can run on multiple types of computer systemsSrosc mofrplta 

    Explanation
    The jumbled word "Srosc mofrplta" can be rearranged to form the term "Cross Platform". This term refers to software that is designed to run on multiple types of computer systems, such as Windows, Mac, and Linux. It allows users to access and use the software regardless of the operating system they are using.

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  • 31. 

    Arrange the jumbled wordCriminal activity done using computersccrreeybim 

    Explanation
    The jumbled word "ccrreeybim" can be rearranged to form the word "Cybercrime". Cybercrime refers to criminal activities that are carried out using computers or the internet. This can include various illegal activities such as hacking, identity theft, fraud, and spreading malware. Cybercrime has become a significant concern in the digital age, as it poses threats to individuals, businesses, and even governments.

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  • 32. 

    Arrange the jumbled wordBehaviour of the device at the limit of temperature or voltage.Dne iotnp 

    Explanation
    The given jumbled word "Dne iotnp" can be rearranged to form the word "End Point". The explanation for this correct answer is that the term "End Point" refers to the behavior or performance of a device when it reaches the limit of temperature or voltage. At this point, the device may exhibit certain characteristics or behaviors that are specific to its design and operating conditions. Therefore, "End Point" is the appropriate term to describe the behavior of the device at the limit of temperature or voltage.

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  • 33. 

    Fill in the blanks__________ replace crystal-based oscillators. They need no external crystals or timing components.E_o_O_c_l_a_o_ 

    Explanation
    EconOscillators are a type of oscillators that replace crystal-based oscillators. They do not require any external crystals or timing components to function.

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  • 34. 

    Arrange the jumbled wordThe range in db between the noise floor of a device and its defined maximum outputYdamicn gerna 

    Explanation
    The jumbled word "Ydamicn gerna" can be rearranged to form the term "Dynamic Range." The dynamic range refers to the difference in decibels (db) between the noise floor of a device and its defined maximum output. It is a measure of the range of signal amplitudes that a device can accurately capture or reproduce.

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  • 35. 

    Arrange the jumbled wordA common technique to improve digitizing quantization noise (quantization error/noise) can no longer be treated as random.grindethi 

    Explanation
    Dithering is a common technique used to improve the quality of digitized audio or images by adding a small amount of noise to the signal. This noise helps to reduce quantization error or noise that occurs during the digitization process. By adding this noise, the quantization error becomes less noticeable and appears more random, resulting in a higher quality digital representation of the original signal. Therefore, dithering is an effective technique for improving the quality of digitized signals.

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  • 36. 

    Arrange the jumbled wordA transistor pair configured as a dual Emitter amplifierngtodarlni 

    Explanation
    A transistor pair configured as a dual Emitter amplifier is known as a Darlington pair. In a Darlington pair, two transistors are connected in such a way that the output of the first transistor is connected to the input of the second transistor. This configuration provides high current gain and is commonly used in applications where high current amplification is required, such as in power amplifiers and motor control circuits.

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  • 37. 

    Arrange the jumbled wordIn a communication system, the time interval required to attain [clock] synchronism.Uistoqaciin mite

    Explanation
    The given jumbled word "Uistoqaciin mite" can be rearranged to form the phrase "Acquisition Time". In a communication system, acquisition time refers to the time interval required to achieve clock synchronism. This means that it is the duration needed for the system to synchronize its internal clock with the external clock signal, ensuring accurate timing and synchronization in the communication process.

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  • 38. 

    Arrange the jumbled wordsA type of bolometer characterized by an increase in resistance as the dissipated power rises.rebaretrt

    Explanation
    A barretter is a type of bolometer that is characterized by an increase in resistance as the dissipated power rises. This means that as more power is dissipated, the resistance of the barretter increases.

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  • 39. 

    Arrange the jumbled wordA rigid item mounted to a printed wiring boardDarc ffenresit

    Explanation
    The jumbled word "Darc ffenresit" can be rearranged to form the term "Card Stiffener". A card stiffener is a rigid item that is mounted to a printed wiring board.

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  • 40. 

    Arrange the jumbled wordA method of activating a circuit by means of a pulse transition from wither high to low or low to highGede ggrerngiti

    Explanation
    Edge triggering refers to a method of activating a circuit by using a pulse transition from either a high voltage level to a low voltage level or vice versa. In this case, the jumbled word "Gede ggrerngiti" can be rearranged to form "Edge triggering," which accurately describes the process of activating a circuit through pulse transitions at the edges of the voltage levels.

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  • 41. 

    Fill in the blanksA surface mount choke used as a low pass filter used to suppress noise..F_r_i_e B_ _ d

    Explanation
    A surface mount choke, also known as a ferrite bead, is used as a low pass filter to suppress noise. It is made of a ferrite material that has high magnetic permeability, allowing it to effectively block high-frequency noise while allowing low-frequency signals to pass through. The ferrite bead acts as an impedance to the high-frequency noise, dissipating it as heat. This helps to reduce electromagnetic interference (EMI) and improve the overall performance and reliability of electronic circuits.

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  • 42. 

    Fill in the blanksA short metal tube used to make crimp connections to shielded or coaxial cableF_rr_ _E

    Explanation
    A ferrule is a short metal tube that is used to make crimp connections to shielded or coaxial cable. It is commonly used in electrical and telecommunications applications to provide a secure and reliable connection between the cable and a connector or terminal. The ferrule is typically made of a conductive material such as copper or brass, and it is designed to fit tightly around the cable, ensuring proper electrical contact and shielding. Crimping the ferrule onto the cable compresses it, creating a strong mechanical bond that prevents the cable from coming loose or being pulled out.

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  • 43. 

    Arrange the jumbled wordIn  electrons emitted from a heated element within a vacuum tube will flow to a second element that is connected to a positive potential.Sedino ffctee

    Explanation
    The jumbled word "Sedino ffctee" can be rearranged to form "Edison Effect." The Edison Effect refers to the phenomenon where electrons emitted from a heated element within a vacuum tube flow towards a second element that is connected to a positive potential.

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  • 44. 

    Arrange the jumbled wordThe number of magnetic lines of force passing through a given areaXufl endtisy

    Explanation
    Flux density refers to the concentration of magnetic field lines passing through a given area. In this case, the jumbled word "Xufl endtisy" can be rearranged to form "Flux Density," which accurately describes the concept being discussed.

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  • 45. 

    Arrange the jumbled word\Voltage required to counteract the self-discharge of the battery at a certain temperatureAtofl harcge

    Explanation
    The jumbled word "Atofl harcge" can be rearranged to form "Float Charge". Float charging is a method used to counteract the self-discharge of a battery at a certain temperature. It involves applying a constant voltage to the battery to maintain its charge level and prevent it from losing power over time. This is commonly done in applications where the battery is continuously connected to a power source, such as in backup power systems or electric vehicles.

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  • 46. 

    Arrange the wordThe emitted light, projected per unit.ecnainmul

    Explanation
    Luminance refers to the amount of light emitted or projected per unit area. In this question, the word "ecnainmul" can be rearranged to form the word "luminance", which is the correct answer.

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  • 47. 

    Arrange the jumbled wordThe data carrying capacity of a transmission path, measured in bits or bytes per second.bdnaidwht

    Explanation
    The jumbled word "bdnaidwht" can be rearranged to form the word "bandwidth". Bandwidth refers to the data carrying capacity of a transmission path, which is measured in bits or bytes per second.

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  • 48. 

    Arrange the jumbled wordThe unit expressing the rate of flow of an electric currentpreame

    Explanation
    The jumbled word "preame" can be rearranged to form the correct word "Ampere". Ampere is the unit used to express the rate of flow of an electric current.

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  • 49. 

    Arrange the jumbled wordsA conductive path over which an electric charge may flowitucric

    Explanation
    The jumbled word "itucric" can be rearranged to form the word "circuit". A circuit is a conductive path over which an electric charge may flow. This explanation provides a clear understanding of the correct answer without explicitly stating it.

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  • 50. 

    Arrange the jumbled wordAs part of a computer network, where a server is employed, this is the customer or non-server sidetienlc

    Explanation
    In a computer network, a server is used to provide services to other devices or clients. The jumbled word "tienlc" can be rearranged to form the word "client". Therefore, the correct answer is "client", which refers to the customer or non-server side of a computer network.

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