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2014-10-27 04:21:07

PARIS, October 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Saint-Gobain has just finalized the acquisition of Turkey-based Atlas Zimpara, a long-standing partner of Saint-Gobain Abrasives.

2014-10-16 08:33:50

Dremel builds on functionality of rotary tools and Multi-Max with introduction of four new accessories MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill., Oct.

2014-10-14 08:24:09

Synthetic Diamond Market Leader Expands Portfolio to Offer Customers More Diamond Thermal Management Options SAN DIEGO, Oct.

2014-09-24 23:06:28

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide markets.

2014-08-30 04:20:38

DALLAS, August 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds Global Abrasives Market 2014 -2018 report that analyzes market by Products (Bonded, Coated, Loose Abrasive

2014-08-21 23:04:13

With the partnership of National Bank, SIC has been able to plan out a multi stage growth plan that continues to this day. Red Bud, Illinois (PRWEB) August 21,

2014-08-13 23:01:56

ItsHot.com, a renowned manufacturer, wholesaler and retailer of diamond jewelry in NYC, is now offering huge discounts on its diamond watches for women and men, including an attractive 62% off

2014-07-24 23:02:14

ItsHot.com, a well-known diamond jewelry manufacturer, wholesaler and retailer in New York is now offering 73% off on its exquisite 14K gold white and brown diamond cross pendant. New


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2005-05-26 11:05:25

Corundum is the crystalline form of aluminium oxide and one of the rock-forming minerals. Corundum is naturally clear, but can have different colors when impurities are added. Transparent specimens are used as gems, called ruby if red, while all other colors are called sapphire. The word corundum comes from the Hindi kurand. The oxygen atoms in corundum are arranged in a hexagonal close-packing, with the smaller aluminium atoms occupying 2/3 of the octahedral gaps. The coordination of the...

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Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.