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2012-08-18 23:01:48

Lucintel´s analysis of the global electric utilities industry: industry is expected to reach US $2,218 in 2017. Irving, TX (PRWEB) August 18, 2012 Substantial growth in development of transmission line expansion and upgrades for existing lines or replacement of aging assets are anticipated to boost the industry globally. The global electric market is expected to reach an estimated US $2,218billion in 2017 with a CAGR of 3.7% over the next five years (2012-2017). Lucintel, a leading...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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