Shannon

(from the article `Ireland`) International airports are located at Dublin, Shannon, and Cork, and there are several regional airports. Aer Rianta, a public limited-liability ...
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Shannon

[n] - United States electrical engineer who pioneered mathematical communication theory (1916-2001)
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Shannon

Claude Shannon noun United States electrical engineer who pioneered mathematical communication theory (1916-2001)
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Shannon

[given name] Shannon (`wise river`) is an Irish unisex name, Anglicised from Sionainn. Alternative spellings include Shannen, Shanon, Shannan, Seanan, and Siannon. The variant Shanna is an Anglicisation of Sionna (`possessor of wisdom`). Sionainn is an Irish portmanteau of sion (wise) and abhainn (river). This is the Irish name for the Rive...
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Shannon

[horse] Shannon (1941–1955), named Shannon II in America, was an outstanding Australian Thoroughbred racehorse who was inducted into the Hall of Fame. He created new racecourse records in Australia before he was sold to an American buyer who exported him to California in 1948. There Shannon equalled the world record of 1:47{frac|3|5} for ...
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Shannon

[locomotive] Shannon is an English steam locomotive, built in 1857 George England and Co. for the Sandy and Potton Railway and now preserved at the Didcot Railway Centre. ==History== The locomotive was built in 1857 by George England and Co. of New Cross for the Sandy and Potton Railway, at a cost of £800. In 1862 it was sold to the London...
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Shannon

[unit] The shannon (symbol Sh) is a unit of information defined by IEC 80000-13. One shannon is the information content of an event if the probability of that event occurring is 1/2. It is therefore equal to the information contained in one bit. The shannon is named after Claude Shannon. ...
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shannon

a unit of logarithmic measure of information equals to the decision content of a set of two mutually exclusive events, expressed as a logarithm to base two Example: The decision content of a character set of eight characters equal to the logarithm to base two of 8 being 3.
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Shannon

Longest river in Ireland, rising 105 m/344 ft above sea level in the Cuilcagh Mountains in County Cavan, and flowing 386 km/240 mi to the Atlantic Ocean past Athlone, and through loughs Allen, Boderg, Forbes, Ree, and Derg. The estuary, which is 110 km/68 mi long and 3–16 km/2...
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Shannon

Shannon is a cultivated variety of potato.
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Shannon

Shannon is an Irish name for boys and girls. The meaning is `old, wise` The name Shannon is most commonly given to Scottish girls. (4 times more often than to American girls.) In Flanders, Wallonie, Belgium, Scotland and England and Wales it is (almost) solely given to girls Use for the other sex: Shannon,, Shannon What do they use in other countri...
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Shannon

Shannon, principal river of the Republic of Ireland and longest (c.240 mi/390 km) in the British Isles. It rises near Cuilcagh Mt., NW Co. Cavan, and flows S through the Central Plain into Co. Limerick, where it turns west in a broad estuary (c.70 mi/110 km) to the Atlantic Ocean between Loop Head a...
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Shannon

The USS Shannon was an American Allen M Sumner Class destroyer of 2200 tons displacement launched in 1944. The USS Shannon was powered by four boilers providing a top speed of 36.5 knots. She carried a complement of 350 and was armed with six 5 inch guns; twelve 40 mm anti-aircraft guns; eleven 20 mm anti-aircraft guns and ten 21 inch torpedo tubes...
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