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2013-09-09 11:43:03

More material could be saved when manufacturing wafers in future.

2013-07-22 23:17:25

According to a new technical market research report, the global abrasives market was valued at $33.4 billion in 2011.

2013-06-28 23:26:59

SVB Wood Floors of Kansas City now offers state-of-the-art dustless sanding to its customers in Kansas City.


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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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palinode
  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
The word 'palinode' comes from Greek roots meaning 'again' and 'song'.
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