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2015-05-07 16:29:51

- Revenue of $121.3 million for the first quarter of 2015 PLEASANTON, Calif., May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Thoratec Corporation (NASDAQ: THOR), a world leader in mechanical circulatory

2015-05-07 16:28:43

Catheter Provides Targeted Delivery of Fluids to Peripheral Vascular System LOS ALTOS, Calif., May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- RenovoRx, today, announced the first in-human use of the

2015-05-07 16:27:43

SAN JACINTO, Calif., May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Barry Weiss, the star of A&E's hit TV shows "Storage Wars" and "Barry'd Treasure", is bringing his trademark antics and wily witticisms to

2015-05-07 16:27:31

Speakers from Google Express, Urban Airship, Shopkick, Boxed, StumbleUpon, Mayfield Fund, Thomson Reuters and more MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- GWC Inc.

2015-05-07 16:26:07

Award is among 1,023 Made Nationally IDYLLWILD, Calif., May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Through its grant-making to thousands of nonprofits each year, the National

2015-05-07 12:40:33

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS) today announced that Cadence Fellow and chief technology officer of the IP Group, Dr.

2015-05-07 12:37:07

But Billions of Dollars and Kilowatt-Hours Can Be Saved SAN FRANCISCO, May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Approximately $19 billion worth of electricity, equal to the output of 50 large

2015-05-07 08:51:37

10X smaller components, 50% reduced losses, Efficient Dynamic Power-on-Demand SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SiBreeze Technologies, a developer of leading edge proprietary technologies

2015-05-07 08:49:44

US Distributor Now an Official Distribution Partner for all Xbox Brands: Xbox One, Xbox 360 and Xbox IRVINE, Calif., May.

2015-05-07 08:47:57

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Micrel, Inc.


Latest California Reference Libraries

California Red-Legged Frog, Rana draytonii
2014-11-04 10:42:18

The California Red-Legged Frog (Rana draytonii) is a species of frog that is now native to California. It was previously considered a subspecies of the Northern Red-Legged Frog (Rana aurora). The frog is an IUCN vulnerable species, and a federally listed threatened species of the United States. This frog can be found in California and extreme northern Baja California, northwestern Mexico. It now occurs most commonly along the northern and southern Coast Ranges, and in isolated areas in the...

Dendromecon
2014-10-29 11:01:49

Dendromecon is a genus of shrubs or small trees. The genus may also be referred as the Tree poppy. Dendromecon can be found in California and northern Baja California. Dendromecon plants typically produce evergreen leaves that grow between 3 and 10 centimeters long. Its leaves have a narrow oval shape and taper to a point towards the end. The genus is known to have flowers that are yellow in coloration and shed after pollination. The Dendromecon genus consists of Dendromecon harfordii...

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...

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overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
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