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2014-10-01 08:22:53

Research activities in California set to expand Sunnyvale, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As one of the first automobile manufacturers permitted to do so, Mercedes-Benz has been testing autonomously driving automobiles on public roads in the US state of California since September. In addition, the company will from now on also use Concord Naval Weapons Station (CNWS), the largest test bed site in the US, for further testing of its future technology....

2014-10-01 08:22:16

Incentive Spending as a Percentage of Average Transaction Price Was 9.0% in September 2014 SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRUE), the negotiation-free car buying and selling platform, reported today that the estimated average transaction price (ATP) for light vehicles in the U.S. was $31,014 in September 2014, down $449 (-1.4 percent) from September 2013 and down $587 (-1.9 percent) from August 2014. In September 2014, the average incentive...

2014-10-01 04:23:05

News Highlights: SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tabula Inc., today announced the DesignInsight(TM) technology, a revolutionary solution for the design verification and debug of high-performance systems. The result of a multi-year research and development project, this new technology is available today, at no charge to customers, as a part of version 3.0 of Tabula's Stylus(®) software, supporting the ABAX(®)² P?Series of 3D programmable logic devices. This breakthrough...

2014-10-01 04:21:55

Implantable Gel May Revolutionize the Treatment of Patients Who Lose the Ability to Pump Blood Efficiently to the Body LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LoneStar Heart, Inc. today announced that it received the CE Mark (Conformite Europeene) for its Algisyl-LVR® hydrogel implant, the company's lead product for the treatment of advanced heart failure (HF). Classified in Europe and in the U.S. as a medical device, Algisyl-LVR is intended to reverse HF progression in...

2014-09-30 23:25:55

Avid Collector, Andrew Hawley from Vintage Rock Posters, Seeks Original Opening Night Janis Joplin and Big Brother And The Holding Company Fillmore East Concert Poster. The opening night act for the Fillmore East occurred in march of 1968. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Avid Collector, Andrew Hawley from Vintage Rock Posters, Seeks Original Opening Night Janis Joplin And Big Brother and The Holding Company Fillmore East Concert Poster. The opening night act for the...

2014-09-30 23:25:22

Apollo Security announces training seminars that will be taking place in locations all over the globe throughout the upcoming months. Newport Beach, California (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 For over 35 years, Apollo Security has been a leading creator and provider of access control products for companies large and small in a variety of industries. Pioneers of technology that is used in all access control systems, Apollo Security has solidified its standing as a leader and innovator in the...

2014-09-30 23:24:10

A new plugin entitled ProPalette was released today from Pixel Film Studios, a fully customizable color pallet presets effect for Final Cut Pro X Aliso Viejo, California (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Developers of FCPX 3rd Party Products have announced the release of a new plugin for Final Cut Pro X entitled ProPalette from Pixel Film Studios. “ProPalette allows users to avert their audience’s attention to a specific subject in a screen.” Said Christina Austin, CEO of Pixel Film...

2014-09-30 23:20:29

Appointment Aligns with Egnyte’s International Go-To-Market Strategy MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Egnyte, the only provider offering secure enterprise file services on premises and in the cloud, today announced the company has appointed Ian McEwan as vice president and general manager for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). With more than two decades of expertise in bringing fast-growth technology firms to market in Europe, McEwan will build an...

2014-09-30 23:17:55

Latest Report Global Artificial Organ & Bionics Market Analysis Size And Segment Forecasts To 2020 available at GrandViewResearch database. View full report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/artificial-organ-and-bionics San Francisco, California (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The global market for artificial organ and bionics is expected to reach USD 38.75 billion by 2020 at an estimated CAGR of 9.3% from 2014 to 2020, according to a new study by Grand View...

2014-09-30 23:17:32

Shmoop’s Shakespeare Central is home to summary and analysis of Shakespeare’s plays and poems, glossaries of words and idioms invented by Shakespeare, and a tool that translates modern English into Shakespearean English. Mountain View, California (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 William Shakespeare has long been considered the greatest writer in the history of the English language. Whether or not you think he’s the real deal, Shakespeare has become a cornerstone of academia for English...


Latest California Reference Libraries

Foothill Yellow-Legged Frog, Rana boylii
2014-09-16 08:43:34

The Foothill Yellow-Legged Frog (Rana boylii) is a small frog measuring about 1.46 to 3.2 inches. It belongs to the genus Rana within the Ranidae family. This species can be found from northern Oregon, down California’s west coast, and into Baja California, Mexico. Both the Columbia Spotted Frog and the Cascades Frog, also part of the Rana genus, reside in the northern regions of this frog’s territory. They show a preference for living in streams and rivers, and lay their eggs in masses...

Northern Red-Legged Frog, Rana aurora
2014-09-11 11:41:10

The Northern Red-Legged Frog (Rana aurora) is a species of amphibian whose range is the coastal region extending from southwest British Colombia to southern Mendocino County in Northern California, and is protected in British Colombia, Oregon, and California. Being a member of the genus Rana, this species of frog is considered a true frog, with characteristic smooth skin and a narrow waist. This frog needs still waters for breeding, and is rarely found at any great distance from its breeding...

Sierra National Forest
2014-07-31 09:31:42

Sierra National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of California and extends along the western slope of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. It holds 1,300,000 acres of protected land that is divided into three ranger districts known as Bass lake Ranger District, High Sierra Ranger District, and Supervisor's Office. It was established in 1893 as the Sierra Forest Reserve, but in 1897, the reserve was split into two areas and it was renamed the Sierra South. It...

Shasta–Trinity National Forest
2014-07-31 09:18:57

Shasta-Trinity National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of California. It holds 2,210,485 acres of protected land, making it the largest national forest in its state, and five designated wilderness areas including Mount Shasta Wilderness, Trinity Alps Wilderness, and Yolla Bolly-Middle Eel Wilderness. This forest was created in 1954, when the Trinity and Shasta National Forests were combined. Shasta-Trinity national Forest holds many features...

San Bernardino National Forest
2014-07-31 08:53:16

San Bernardino National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of California. This forest encompasses 823,816 acres of protected land, which is divided into two separate areas by mountain ranges known as the San Bernardino Mountains located in the east and the San Jacinto and Santa Rosa Mountains located in the north. This forest holds eight designated wilderness areas, some of which overlap into Angeles National Forest, including Cucamonga Wilderness, San...

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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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