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NAICS: NORTH AMERICAN INDUSTRY CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM

The North American Industry Classification System or NAICS (pronounced “nakes”) is used by business and government to classify business establishments according to type of economic activity (process of production) in Canada, Mexico and the United States. It has largely replaced … Continue reading

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UPS (UNINTERUPTIBLE POWER SUPPLY)

An uninterruptible power supply, also uninterruptible power source, UPS or battery/flywheel backup, is an electrical apparatus that provides emergency power to a load when the input power source, typically mains power, fails. A UPS differs from an auxiliary or emergency … Continue reading

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AC ADAPTER

The AC adapter, AC/DC adapter or AC/DC converter is a type of external power supply, often enclosed in what looks like an over-sized AC plug. Other names include plug pack, plug-in adapter, adapter block, domestic mains adapter, line power adapter, … Continue reading

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