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Business News Archive - February 20, 2011

SEATTLE, Feb. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Saudi Arabian Airlines have teamed to modernize the flag carrier's 777 fleet to enhance the passenger experience and environment.

WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is celebrating the 60th anniversary of National Engineers Week Feb.

OAK PARK, Mich., Feb. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Azure Dynamics will present at CleanEquity Monaco 2011; the conference is on March 3rd & 4th at the Sporting d'Hiver, Monaco.

TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), USA, Inc. today announced that the general public has selected 'Prii' as the preferred plural term for Prius.

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) introduced its newly-developed Modular Advanced Weapon System (MAWS) at the 10th International Defence Exhibition & Conference (IDEX) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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