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 n.— «You find that the digital signal cant get thru the concrete and steel so you get the “out of range” bonking noise—which means you have to go over to a window so you can lean out to get a repeater to receive your signal.» —“Detroit Fire Dept. Message Board” Marquette County Firefighters Home Page (Detroit, Mich.) Jan. 5, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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