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  1. firewallnoun

    (colloquial) the application of maximum thrust

    "he moved the throttle to the firewall"

  2. 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

  3. firewallnoun

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

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  1. Mark Zandi:

    The American consumer really is the firewall between an expanding economy and a recession.

  2. Frido Herinckx:

    So (it’s) keeping that firewall between ... the border guards and the health service.

  3. Jeb Bush:

    If I was President of the United States, that person would be fired, they did not follow up on the inspector general's recommendations to tighten up security to create a stronger firewall.

  4. Azari Jahromi:

    Media asked if the claimed cyber attacks against Iran are true, last year we neutralized 33 million attacks with the (national) firewall.

  5. Fergus Ryan:

    It's only really the hypernationalists that are given free rein, their content isn't censored, they're allowed to conduct campaigns, they're able to organize online... so that happens in China within the Great Firewall, and then we see also it spill out into the wider Internet.

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    A synonym for "subterranean"
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    • B. ulterior
    • C. overt
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