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2008-08-05 15:00:39

To: AUTO EDITORS Contact: Nancy Gravatt, +1-202-452-7115, ngravatt@steel.org; or Deanna Lorincz, +1-248-945-4763, lorinczd@autosteel.org WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) announced today establishment of the AISI Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI) with the mission "to advance the competitive use of steel through a market-driven strategy that promotes cost effective steel based solutions." The new Institute, which will...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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