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Hit The Slopes With MAPtoSNOW In Your Pocket
2013-04-10 08:04:40

ESA Track your skiing, speed, altitude, slopes and lift kilometers with a nifty phone app from an ESA business incubation start-up. Compete against friends, win prizes and even donate to a children´s charity. This is what German start-up company MapCase GmbH is offering with their MAPtoSNOW free app for mobile phones. The company was supported by ESA Business Incubation Centre Darmstadt, Germany, to develop their application, based on satnav. Available at over 190 ski resorts...


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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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