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2009-11-23 16:28:00

TULSA, Okla., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The 79th Annual Meeting and International Exposition of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) was one of the most successful in recent years. Attendance was nearly 9,300, surpassing recent annual meeting delegate totals by nearly 1,000 delegates. The increasingly international nature of SEG's membership, now more than 32,000, was evidenced by delegates from 85 countries. The near sold-out exposition floor covered 375,000 square feet which...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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