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Firewall vs. Nac

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Firewallnoun

(architecture) A fireproof barrier used to prevent the spread of fire between or through buildings, structures, electrical substation transformers, or within an aircraft or vehicle.

Nacnoun

a council consisting of permanent representatives of all the member countries of NATO; has political authority and powers of decision

Firewallnoun

(computer security) The software that monitors traffic in and out of a private network or a personal computer and allows or blocks such traffic depending on its perceived threat.

Firewallnoun

(physics) A hypothetical phenomenon where an observer falling into a black hole encounters high-energy quanta at or near the event horizon.

Firewallverb

To protect with a firewall.

Firewallverb

To block with a firewall.

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Firewallverb

To use maximum acceleration.

Firewallnoun

the application of maximum thrust;

‘he slammed the throttle to the firewall’;

Firewallnoun

(computing) a security system consisting of a combination of hardware and software that limits the exposure of a computer or computer network to attack from crackers; commonly used on local area networks that are connected to the internet

Firewallnoun

fireproof (or fire-resistant) wall designed to prevent the spread of fire through a building or a vehicle

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