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2013-09-09 23:24:21

Westinghouse Electric Company, Toshiba Corporation and Exelon Nuclear Partners today announced that they have signed a memorandum of understanding to create a joint proposal for the construction of nuclear power plants for King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy, the government body established to develop alternative energy sources in Saudi Arabia. Brussels, Belgium (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 Westinghouse Electric Company, Toshiba Corporation and Exelon Nuclear Partners (ENP),...

2010-05-27 07:30:00

WARSAW, Poland, May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SNC-Lavalin is pleased to announce that SNC-Lavalin Polska SP. Zo.o. has signed a preliminary agreement with GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) to work together to evaluate new nuclear power plant opportunities in Poland. Poland plans to build up to four new nuclear power plants at two sites to help diversify its energy production, which relies heavily on coal-based technologies. Nuclear energy is an attractive option because it generates...

2010-04-20 17:34:00

BELOIT, Wis., April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fairbanks Morse Engine, an EnPro Industries (NYSE: NPO) company, announced today that it has been awarded a contract to supply six safety related Fairbanks Morse Colt-Pielstick PC2.6B Emergency Diesel Generator sets (EDGs) to Toshiba America Nuclear Energy Corp. (TANE) for installation at Units 3 & 4 of the STP Nuclear Operating Company in Matagorda County, Texas. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100420/CL90254 ) The EDGs...

2008-06-16 15:00:44

Seeking to address its energy and environmental protection goals, Detroit Edison (DTE), Michigan's largest electric utility, has selected GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy's next-generation ESBWR advanced reactor design for a potential new unit at its existing Fermi 2 Power Plant site on the shore of Lake Erie, 35 miles south of Detroit. DTE recently notified the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) of its plans to choose the 1,520-megawatt ESBWR when it submits a combined operating license...

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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'