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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - April 28, 2006

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Microsoft Corp. has ramped up shipments of its Xbox 360 console to widen its head start on video game rival Sony Corp.'s PlayStation 3, the software giant's chief financial officer said on Thursday.

Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.