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1    a mixture of cement or lime or both with sand and water, used as a bond between bricks or stones or as a covering on a wall  
2    a muzzle-loading cannon having a short barrel and relatively wide bore that fires low-velocity shells in high trajectories over a short range  
3    a similar device for firing lifelines, fireworks, etc.  
4    a vessel, usually bowl-shaped, in which substances are pulverized with a pestle  
5      (Mining)   a cast-iron receptacle in which ore is crushed  
      vb   tr  
6    to join (bricks or stones) or cover (a wall) with mortar  
7    to fire on with mortars  
     (C13: from Latin mortarium basin in which mortar is mixed; in some senses, via Old French mortier substance mixed inside such a vessel)  

trench mortar  
      n   a portable mortar used in trench warfare to shoot projectiles at a high trajectory over a short range  
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business operating in a "real world" not on the internet : like a department store, a car manufacturer
see : click and mortar : a business that combine new technologies and traditional business
yell at someone; attack someone verbally or physically
Cyberextortion is online crime threatening to attack a person coupled with demand of illegal gains to stop the attack
[Leg.];[Tech.] online threat to gain illegal gains
Cybersecurity are measures of adopt of technologies, processes and practices aim to protect computers, networks and digital data from attack.
The attack on computers, networks and interconnected infrastructures with intent to intimidate or coerce a national, international, groups of people or organizations in furtherance of political, social or personal objectives.
[Tech.];[Leg.] The attack on computers, networks and interconnected infrastructures with intent to intimidate or coerce a national, international community.
dans un mortier de l'eau ne pile pas
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