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2014-05-29 08:32:19

LONDON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: United States Mining Report Q3 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/mining/united_states_mining_report_q3_2013_1.html Includes 3 FREE quarterly updates BMI View:We forecast stable though modest growth in the US mining industry through 2018, as we expectthe bulk of mineral output and mining investment in the Americas region to occur in developing markets inLatin America....

2014-05-29 08:27:03

Three Travel Periods, Three Destinations, 33 Percent Off MIAMI, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Club Med - the original all-inclusive resort brand - announces a Triple Play Flash Sale* for six days only from Thursday, May 29 through Tuesday, June 3, 2014. Travelers decide when they want to travel - early summer, late summer or fall - and then Club Med hand selects three resorts throughout Florida, the Dominican Republic, Mexico or Turks and Caicos for vacationers to choose from - all 33...

2014-05-27 12:35:36

LONDON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Printer Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/computing_electronics/computer_peripherals/printers_scanners/global_printer_market.html About PrintersThere are two main types of printers: Impact printers and non-impact printers. Impact printers produce text and images on paper when the print head of the printer strikes the paper physically. Non-impact printers like inkjet and laser...

2014-05-27 12:32:32

LONDON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Diabetic Nephropathy Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diseases/global_diabetic_nephropathy_market_2014_2018.html About Diabetic NephropathyDiabetic nephropathy is a disease of the kidney glomerulus, which is caused by high blood sugar. When diabetes damages kidneys, which contain millions of tiny blood vessel clusters (glomeruli) that filter waste from the...

2014-05-27 12:31:59

LONDON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Pain Management Drugs Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/therapeutic/global_pain_management_drugs_market_2014_2018.html TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Pain Management Drugs market will grow at a CAGR of 3.84 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing global aging population. The...

2014-05-27 12:30:31

LONDON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Cardiac Pacemaker Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/global_cardiac_pacemaker_market_2014_2018.html TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Cardiac Pacemakers market will grow at a CAGR of 13.83 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing incidence of cardiac disorders. The...

2014-05-26 12:24:47

LONDON, May 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Data Center Physical Security Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/computing_electronics/services/global_data_center_physical_security_market_2014_2018.html About Data Center Physical SecurityData center physical security is the monitoring of data center hardware and facilities to protect them from external threats and intrusions. Enterprise and data center service providers are...

2014-05-26 12:24:43

LONDON, May 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Consumer NAS Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/computing_electronics/networking/global_consumer_nas_market_2012_2016.html About Consumer NAS A network-attached storage (NAS) device, also termed a network-connected storage device, has its own IP address and can be accessed by multiple clients over a network. It consists of multiple hard disks arranged in a logical fashion to...

2014-05-26 08:21:47

LONDON, May 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Gas Insulated Switchgear Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/computing_electronics/manufacturing/global_gas_insulated_switchgear_market_2014_2018.htmlTechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Gas Insulated Switchgear market will grow at a CAGR of 10.54 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing urbanization...

2014-05-23 23:07:57

Global Renewable Distributed Energy Generation (RDEG) Technologies Market 2014-2018, a new research report added to ReportsnReports.com store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 Renewable distributed energy generation includes small-scale renewable generation technologies such as solar PV, small wind, waste to energy, stationary fuel cell, micro CHP, and micro hydro. The capacity of these distributed renewable plants is very low compared to higher capacity renewable plants. Also,...


Latest Americas Reference Libraries

Pony of the Americas
2014-05-19 11:56:38

The Pony of the Americas (POA) is a breed of pony that was developed in the state of Iowa, United States. The stallion was an Arabian, Appaloosa, Shetland cross and the registry was formed in 1954 for the breed. Within 15 years there were 12,500 ponies registered and currently the Pony of the Americas Club is one of the largest registries in the United States. As of 2012 there has been over 50,000 registered ponies, 2,000 members and had over 40 affiliate chapters. Shetland pony breeder...

Passenger Pigeon, Ectopistes migratorius
2014-04-18 10:16:19

The Passenger Pigeon or the Wild Pigeon (Ectopistes migratorius) is an extinct North American bird. The species resided in enormous migratory flocks until the early 20th century, when hunting and habitat destruction led to its demise. One flock in 1866 in southern Ontario was described as being 1 mile wide and 300 miles long, took 14 hours to pass, and held more than 3.5 billion birds. That number, if it is accurate, would likely represent a large fraction of the entire population at that...

Hispaniolan Pine, Pinus occidentalis
2014-02-26 08:30:03

Hispaniolan pine (Pinus occidentalis) is found largely on the Caribbean island Hispaniola growing on the slopes. Hispaniolan pine forests can be found on the island of Haiti and the Dominican Republic in the mountain range. The Hispaniolan pine can grow in mixed stands of trees with other broadleaf trees at elevations between 2789 and 6890 feet and in pure stands from 6890 feet up to 10,420 feet. These trees are also found in the lowlands growing in acidic soil that is rich in iron and...

Leif Ericson
2014-01-06 10:25:39

Leif Ericson was a Norse explorer seen as the first European to land in North America nearly 500 years prior to Christopher Columbus. According to the Sagas of Icelanders, he established a Norse settlement at Vinland, identified with the Norse L’Anse aux Meadows on the northern point of Newfoundland in modern-day Canada. It is believed that Leif was born in Iceland around the 970’s - the son of father Erik the Red, an explorer and outlaw from Western Norway. Erik founded the first...

El Yunque National Forest
2013-12-24 11:12:40

The El Yunque National Forest, previously known as the Luquillo National Forest and the Caribbean National Forest, is a forest that is located in northeastern Puerto Rico. It’s the only tropical rain forest in the United States National Forest System. The forest is commonly referred to as El Yunque, which might be attributed to either a Spanish approximation of the aboriginal Taino word yu-ke which means “white lands”, or the word “anvil” which is yunque in Spanish. The second...

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sough
  • 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.'
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