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Entertainment News Archive - November 01, 2006

By Villanueva, D M E; Junior, F C P; Plaut, R L; Padilha, A F The present work studies, in a comparative manner, the sigma phase precipitation of three stainless steels: austenitic type 316L (17Cr-12Ni-2.5Mo, wt-%), superferritic type DIN W. Nr. 1.4575 (Nb- 28Cr-4Ni-2Mo, wt-%) and duplex type DIN W.

Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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