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CLAIM CONSTRUCTION BRIEF filed by NetStar Technologies LLC, Rockstar Consortium US LP. (Attachments: # 1 Appendix A, # 2 Exhibit 1 - 969 patent, # 3 Exhibit 2 - 245 patent, # 4 Exhibit 3 - 970 patent, # 5 Exhibit 4 - 178 patent, # 6 Exhibit 5 - 183 patent, # 7 Exhibit 6 - 883 patent, # 8 Exhibit 7 - Barron's 5th ed. - client and server, # 9 Exhibit 8 - Webster's 8th ed. - client, # 10 Exhibit 9 - Newton's Telecom - client and server, # 11 Exhibit 10 - Webster's College 1999 - interface, # 12 Exhibit 11 - Federal Standard 1037C - link, # 13 Exhibit 12 - NTC Am English Learners - correlate and match, # 14 Exhibit 13 - Webster's College 1999 - database, # 15 Exhibit 14 - Newton's Telecom - database, # 16 Exhibit 15 - Modern Dictionary of Electronics - database, # 17 Exhibit 16 Dictionary of Computer and Internet Terms - database, # 18 Exhibit 17 Webster's Third Intl - refine, # 19 Exhibit 18 Webster's College 1999 - refine, # 20 Exhibit 19 - IBM Dictionary - sort, # 21 Exhibit 20 - Roget's Thesaurus - change and update)(Tribble, Max)
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reedy to refit
again, as for new purposes. 2. to educate or train for resumption of
normal activities, as a disabled person. [1800-10] -re.ed/u.cattion,
n. -re.ed/u.ca/tive, adj.
reethy (re/de), adj., reed.i.er, reed.i.est. 1. full of reeds: a reedy
marsh. 2. consisting or made of a reed or reeds. 3. having a sound
like that of a reed instrument. -reedtimess, n.
reef' (ref), n. 1. a ridge of rocks or sand, often of coral debris, at or
near the surface of the water. 2. Mining, a lode or vein. [1575-85;
earlier riff(e) < D W. ]
reef' (ref), n. 1. a part of a sail that is rolled and tied down to reduce
the area exposed to the wind. -v.t. 2. to shorten (a sail) by tying in
one or more reefs. 3. to reduce the length of (a topmast, a bowsprit,
etc.). (1350-1400; ME refe (n.) < D reef)
reef.er 1 (re/far), n. 1. a fitted, usu. double-breasted coat or jacket
made of heavy cloth. 2. a person who reefs.
reef.er2 (re/far), n. Slang. a marijuana cigarette. [1930-35, Amer.;
prob. < MexSp grifa; cf. grifo marijuana user]
ree.fer 2 (re/far), n. 1. a refrigerator. 2. a refrigerator car, ship, truck,
etc. [1910-15; shortening of REFRIGERATOR]
reef/ knot', n. a square knot used for reefing sails. [1835-45]
reek (rek), v.i. 1. to smell strongly and unpleasantly. 2. to be strongly
pervaded with something unpleasant. 3. to give off steam, smoke, etc.
4. to be wet with sweat, blood, etc. -v.t. 5. to give off; emit; exude.
6. to expose to or treat with smoke. -n. 7. a strong, unpleasant
smell. 8. vapor or steam. [bd. 900; (n.) ME rek(e), OE rec smoke, c.
OFris reek, OS n5k, OHG rouh (G Rauch), ON reykr; (v.) ME reken to
smoke, steam, OE rEocan] -reek/er, n. -reek/y, adj.
reel' (rel), n. 1. a cylinder or other device that turns on an axis and is
used to wind up or let out wire, rope, film, etc. 2. a rotatory device
attached to a fishing rod at the butt, for winding up or letting out the
line. 3. a quantity of something wound on a reel. 4. Brit. a spool of
sewing thread. -v.t. 5. to wind on a reel. 6. to unwind (silk filaments) from a cocoon. 7. to pull by winding a line on a reel: to reel a
fish in. 8. reel off, to say or write fluently and quickly, as a sequence
of items. [bef. 1050; (n.) ME rele, OE hrëol, c. ON hrcell weaver's rod;
(v.) ME relen, der. of rele) -reelta.ble, adj.
reel2 (rel), v.i. 1. to sway or rock under a blow, shock, etc. 2. to
waver or retreat. 3. to sway about in standing or walking, as from
dizziness or intoxication; stagger. 4. to turn round and round; whirl.
5. to have a sensation of whirling: His brain reeled -v.t. 6. to cause
to reel. -n. 7. a reeling or staggering movement. (1300-50; ME relen,
perh. der. of rele REEL') -Syn. See STAGGER.
reel 3 (rel), n. 1. a lively Scottish dance. 2. VIRGINIA REEL. 3. music for
a reel. [1575-85; orig. Scots; appar. identical with REEL' or REEL9
reel/An-reel', adj. of or pertaining to a tape recorder or a motionpicture camera or projector through which the tape or film must be
threaded onto a take-up reel. [1960-65]
re.emforce (re/an feirs/, -f Ors/), v.t. REINFORCE.
re.emter (re en/tar), v.t. 1. to enter again. 2. to participate in once
more: to reenter politics. 3. to record again, as in a list or account.
-v.i. 4. to enter again. [1400-50]
reen/tering an/gle, n. an interior angle of a polygon that is greater
than 180°. Also called reen/trant an/gle.
re.emtrant (re en/trant), n. 1. a reentering angle or part. 2. a person
or thing that reenters or returns. -adj. 3. reentering or pointing inward: a reentrant angle. [1775-85]
re.en.try (re en/tre), n., pl. -tries. 1. the act of reentering. 2. the return from outer space into the earth's atmosphere of an earth-orbiting
satellite, spacecraft, rocket, or the like. 3. Law. the retaking of possession under a right reserved in a prior conveyance. 4. Also called
reenttry card/. (in bridge) a card that will win a trick enabling one to
regain the lead in a hand. [1425-75]
reeve' (rev), n. 1. an administrative officer of a town or district. 2.
(in Canada) the presiding officer of a village or town council. 3. a
steward or overseer of a medieval manor. 4. (in Anglo-Saxon times) a
person of high rank representing the crown. [bef. 900; ME (Oreve, OE
gerefa high official, lit., head of a rof array, number (of soldiers); cf.
reeve2 (rev), v.t., rove or reeved, reev.ing. 1. to pass (a rope or the
like) through a hole, ring, or the like. 2. to fasten by placing through
or around something. [1620-30; < D reven to reef; see REEF 2 ]
reeve' (rev), n. the female of the ruff, Philomachus pugnax. Also
called ree. [1625-35; orig. uncert.]
re.ex.am .ine (re/ig zam/in), v.t., -Med, -in.ing. 1. to examine again.
2. Law. to examine (a witness) again after cross-examination.  -relex.am/imattion, n. -re/ex.amtin.er , n.
ref (ref), n., vt., vi., reffed, ref.fing. REFEREE. [1895 - 1900]
ref., 1. referee. 2. reference. 3. referred. 4. reformed. 5. refund.
re:face (re f3s/), v.t., -faced, -fac.ing. 1. to renew, restore, or repair
the face or surface of (buildings, stone, etc.). 2. to provide with a
new facing, as a garment. [1850-55]
Ref. Ch., Reformed Church.
re.fect (ri fekt/), v.t. Archaic, to refresh, esp. with food or drink.
relern.bracet, vt., -braced,
re/e.merget, vi., -merged,
re.emtpha.size/, v.t., -sized,
[1425-75; < L refectus, ptp. of reficere to make again, renew = re- RE:
-ficere, comb, form of facere to make, Do]
re.fecetion (ri fek/shan), n. 1. the act of being refreshed, esp. With
food or drink. 2. a portion of food or drink; repast. [1300-50; ME refeccioun < L refectiO restoration = refec-, var. s. of reficere (see Rg,
FECT) + -TION] -re.fecttive, adj.
re.fec.to .ry (ri fek/ta re), n., pl. -ries. a dining hall, esp. in a religious house. [1475-85; < LL refectorium = L refec-, var. s. of reficere
(see REFECT) + -tdrium -TORyl
refeetory ta/ble, n. a long, narrow table supported by heavy legs
or trestles connected by stretchers. [1920-25]
re.fer (ri ffir/), v., -ferred, -fer.ring. -v.t. 1. to direct to a person,
place, etc., for information or anything required. 2. to direct the attention of: The asterisk refers the reader to a footnote. 3. to submit for
decision, information, etc.: to refer a dispute to arbitration. 4. to assign to a class, period, etc.; classify. 5. to have relation; relate; apply.
-v.i. 6. to direct attention. 7. to have recourse, as for aid or information. 8. to make reference or allusion. [1325-75; ME referren < L referre to bring back = re- RE- + ferre to bring, BEAR'] -ref.er.a.ble, re.
fer.ra.ble (ref/ar a bal, ri ffir/-), adj. -re.fertrer, n.
reber.ee (ref/a re/), n., v., -eed, -ee.ing. -n. 1. a person to whom
something is referred for decision or settlement. 2. a judge having
functions fixed by the rules of a game or sport; umpire. 3. an authority who evaluates proposals for funding, scholarly papers for publication, etc. 4. Law, a person selected by a court to take testimony and
recommend a decision. -v.t. 5. to .preside over as referee. -v.i. 6. to
act as referee. [1605-15] -Syn. See JUDGE.
ref.er .ence (ref/ar ans, ref/rans), n., v., -enced, -enc.ing. -n. 1. an
act or instance of referring. 2. a mention; allusion. 3. something for
which a name or designation stands; denotation. 4. a. a direction of
the attention, as in a book, to some other book, passage, etc. b. the
book, passage, etc., to which one is directed. 5. REFERENCE MARK. 6.
use or recourse for purposes of information: a library for public reference. 7. a book or other source of useful facts or . information. 8. a. a
person to whom one refers for testimony as to another's character,
abilities, etc. b. a statement regarding a person's character, abilities,
etc. 9. regard or connection; relation: without reference to age. -vt.
10. to furnish with references. 11. to mention in or as a reference. 12.
to arrange for easy reference. [1580-90]
ref/erence mark', n. any of various symbols, as an asterisk (.),
dagger (t), or superscript number, used to direct a reader to further
information in a footnote, bibliography, or other text. [1855-60]
ref.er.en.dum (refla ren/dam), n., pl. -dums, -da (-da). 1. the principle or practice of referring measures proposed or passed by a legislative body to the vote of the electorate for approval or rejection. Compare INITIATIVE (def. 4a). 2. a measure thus referred. 3. a vote on such
a measure. [1840-50; < L: thing to be referred (neut. ger. of referre
to bring back; see REFER)]
ref.er.ent (ref/ar ant, ref/rant), n. the object or event to which a
term or symbol refers. [1835-45; < L referent- (s. of refererts), prp. of
referre. See REFER, -ENT]
ref.er.en.tial (ref/a ren/shal), adj. 1. being a reference. 2. containing one or more references. 3. used for reference. [1650-60] -ref/et ..
re.fer.ral (ri ffir/al), n. 1. an act or instance of referring. 2. the state
of being referred. 3. a person referred or recommended to someone or
for something. [1930-35]
re.fill (v. re fil/; n. re/fil/), v.t., vi. 1. to fill again. -n. 2. a material,
supply, or the like, to replace something used up. (1680-90] -re:tinta.ble, ad]., n.
re.fimance (re/fi nans/, re filnans), v., -nanced, -nanc.ing. -v.t. 1.
to finance again. 2. to satisfy (a debt) by making another loan on new
terms. -v.i. 3. to arrange new financing for something. [1905-10]
re.fine (ri fin/), v., -fined, -fin.ing. -v.t. 1. to bring to a pure state;
free or separate from impurities or other extraneous substances. 2. to
purify from what is coarse or debasing; make elegant or cultured. 3.
to bring to a finer state or form by purifying or polishing. 4. to make
more fine, subtle, or precise. -v.i. 5. to become pure. 6. to become
more elegant or polished. 7. to make fine distinctions in thought or
language. 8. refine on or upon, to improve by inserting finer distinctions, superior elements, etc. [1575-85] -re.finta.ble, adj. -re.
re.fined (ri finc1/), adj. 1. having or showing well-bred feeling, taste,
etc. 2. freed from impurities. 3. very subtle or exact. [1565-75]
re.fine.ment (ri fin/mant), n. 1. fineness or elegance of feeling,
taste, manners, language, etc. 2. an instance of this. 3. the act or
process of refining. 4. the quality or state of being refined. 5. a subtle
point or distinction. 6. an improved form of something. 7. a detail or
device added to improve something. [1605-15]
re.fimer.y (ri fi/na re), n., pL -er.ies. an establishment for refining
something, as metal, sugar, or petroleum. [1720-30]
re.fimish (re fin/ish), v.t. to give a new surface to (wood, furniture,
etc.). [1930-35] -re.fintish.er, n.
re.f it (re fit/), v., -fit.ted or -fit, -fit.ting, n. -v.t. 1. to fit, prepare,
re/en.gaget, v., -gaged, -gag.ing.
re/en.larget, v., -larged, -larg.ing.
re/en.largef ment, n.
re/en.slavet, v.t., -slaved, -slav.ing.
re/e.quipf, v.t., -quipped,
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