An early photographic print mounted on 4 1/2 x 6 1/2 inch card stock, often a commercial portrait or vignette with the photographer's imprint across the bottom or on the back. Synonymous with A modem designed to operate over cable television lines, instead of telephone lines, providing faster data transmission because the coaxial cable used by cable TV companies has higher bandwidth.Early albumen prints are in sepia and later examples are in silver tones and rich blacks, printed on gelatin papers introduced in the 1870s. With millions of homes in the United States already wired for cable TV, Internet access via cable modem is growing.Easy to mass produce, cabinet cards appeared in the mid-1860s, replacing the wallet-sized carte-de-visite, and were sold up to about 1905 when the tinted picture postcard became popular. Television service transmitted directly to subscribers via cable connection, rather than broadcast over the air to all who own receivers.Click here to see a cabinet card portrait of Sigmund Freud's mother, Amalia, and here to see a vignette of Capt. Originally designed to extend service to homes in rural areas, cable TV reached nearly half the homes in the United States by the early 1990s.Today, cable systems deliver hundreds of channels, many providing specialized programming, to approximately 60 million U. homes, and high-speed Internet access to a growing number of people.Some cable systems allow subscribers to make telephone calls and receive new programming technologies, such as pay-per-view.Click here to learn more about cable television, courtesy of A small section of dedicated high-speed memory built into a microcomputer to improve system performance by providing temporary storage for blocks of data and instructions that would otherwise be retrieved from slower memory.As a general rule, the larger the cache, the greater the enhancement of performance and speed.
A cadastral map may also show culture (roads, buildings, etc.), drainage, and other features that have a bearing on land use and value.Click here to see an 18th-century example, courtesy of the Royal Library of Denmark.To see other examples, try a keywords search on the term in A large capital letter composed of sweeping pen strokes creatively embellished with wide parallel calligraphic flourishes and occasional cross-strokes, giving the letterform the appearance of a versal.Cadels were an exaggerated form of gothic ) and here to see an illuminated example in a 15th-century Flemish manuscript (Getty Museum, MS 37).Click here to see a large rubricated cadel in a 16th-century Scottish manuscript (British Library, Arundel 285).Also spelled The pen made from a dried reed, used from about 200 B. for writing in ink on papyrus, as distinct from the stylus used during the same period for writing on wax tablets and the quill pen used from the 6th century for writing on parchment and vellum (see this example).