RAILS


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AcronymDefinition
RAILSRefugee and Immigration Legal Service (Australia)
RAILSResearch Applications in Information and Library Studies Seminar (Charles Sturt University; Centre for Information Studies; Perth, Western Australia, Australia)
RAILSRedundant Array for Inexpensive Load Sharing
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I never was in a better box than that, and the sides were not so high but that I could see all that went on through the iron rails that were at the top.
Detectives were also charged with narrowly watching those who arrived at or left London by rail, and a judicial examination was at once entered upon.
After the men had celebrated sufficiently they settled down behind the old rail fence, on the opposite side to the one from which their foes had been driven.
With a rapid, light step she went down the steps that led from the tank to the rails and stopped quite near the approaching train.
And then, when he was able to use his hands, Jurgis took his bedding again and went back to his task of shifting rails. It was now April, and the snow had given place to cold rains, and the unpaved street in front of Aniele's house was turned into a canal.
Michael, aware of the excitement overside but unable to see because of the rail, leaped on top of the cabin and at sight of the monster barked defiantly.
In a little while no one thought anything of crossing an abyss on a wire, and the mono- rail was superseding the tram-lines, railways: and indeed every form of track for mechanical locomotion.
From Genoa the run to Leghorn will be made along the coast in one night, and time appropriated to this point in which to visit Florence, its palaces and galleries; Pisa, its cathedral and "Leaning Tower," and Lucca and its baths, and Roman amphitheater; Florence, the most remote, being distant by rail about sixty miles.
"The judge'll be here in a minute, now," said the assistant district attorney, and went inside a railed enclosure in front of the judge's bench.
He sprang to the rail with more quickness than was to be expected of an awkward puppy of six months, and not the quick attempt of Van Horn to cheek him would have succeeded.
Yet although Skelton railed against the Cardinal and against the evils in the Church, he was no Protestant.
At the other end was placed a small stand, with a low rail around the edge of it, for Billina and her chicks.