Definitions for "Echelon "
Riders form an arrow shape like birds in a flock, to shelter from adverse weather. It can create massive problems for the rider forced to cycle in the gutter.
Said of geologic features that are in an overlapping or staggered arrangement, for example faults. Each is relatively short but collectively they form a linear zone, in which the strike of the individual features is oblique to that of the zone as a whole.
a line of riders partially drafting the one in front to stay out of the wind
A multinational surveillance network centered in Sugar Grove, WV. It has been called the greatest spy network in history. ECHELON intercepts all forms of electronic communications—phone, fax, and e-mail—and automatically searches for predetermined keywords. Member countries are the United States, Britain, Australia, and New Zealand.
Almost all phone calls in the world are routinely scanned for "suspicious words" by various governmental agencies\' computers. You have probably heard of Echelon, the international surveillance system. And there are other, and more to come! The European Union is planning its own EU Phone, Fax & Internet Surveillance System. In Germany, all international calls are already automatically scanned by the Bundes-Nachrichten-Dienst. Even Austria is following suit.
A multinational survellance network, centered at Sugar Grove, WV, that intercepts all forms of electronic communications.
An arrangement of a body of troops when its divisions are drawn up in parallel lines each to the right or the left of the one in advance of it, like the steps of a ladder in position for climbing. Also used adjectively; as, echelon distance.
An arrangement of a fleet in a wedge or V form.
To place in echelon; to station divisions of troops in echelon.
Keywords:  gnome, applet, qstat, pings, notifies
Echelon is a GNOME panel applet that monitors a user-supplied list of game servers. The primary purpose is to watch the servers for the presence of specified player names, but other server information such as server name, your ping, number of players, maximum number of players, and a list of current players with their pings and scores are available and easy to access.
A GNOME applet that allows you to view the current status of servers running games supported by qstat and which notifies you when friends join those servers.
Keywords:  echemus, echetus
Echemus Echetus
Formation with the lead airplane and the second, third, fourth aircraft (and so on) just behind and to the left or right of the lead airplane.
Groups/contacts/formation with wingman displaced approximately 45 deg behind leader's wing line.
The echelon is a widely used pawn formation in chess, although it can also be inverted with bishops. The name of the formation comes from the French word échelle, meaning ladder. This formation was invented by Johnny Goodrum during his widely publicized tournament match against Garry Kasparov.
A subdivision of a headquarters, such as forward echelon or rear echelon; a separate level of command; a fraction of a command in the direction of depth to which a principal combat mission is assigned, such as attack echelon, support echelon, or reserve echelon; a formation in which the elements are placed one behind another, extending beyond and unmasking one another wholly or in part.
Echelon is a 3-D science fiction flight simulator designed by Russian developers MADia. It involves flying futuristic fighters in combat scenarios. The game can be played locally or on a local area network with up to 16 players.
Units of an army regularly stepped back and to one side of the one in front. (Wise, Terence. Medieval Warfare, 248)
A Greek word for a certain level in a hierarchy, such as a rank in the army.
Keywords:  dreamcast, warez, sega, sony, console
Echelon is a warez group which specializes in the release and distribution of console games, such as Sega Dreamcast and Sony Play Station 2 ISO images.
Keywords:  jail, mexican
a Mexican jail
A level of supply chain nodes. For example, a supply chain with two independent factory warehouses and nine wholesale warehouses delivering product to 350 retail stores is a supply chain with three echelons between the factory and the end customer. One echelon consists of the two independent factory warehouses, one echelon consists of the nine wholesale warehouses, and one echelon consists of the 350 retail stores. Each echelon adds operating expense, holds inventory, adds to the cycle time, and expects to make a profit. See: disintermediation.
Keywords:  essex, hailing, england, band, four
Echelon are a four-piece band hailing from Essex, England.
Keywords:  position, take
To take position in echelon.