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2013-09-13 23:01:22

New technologies and power development opportunities are spurring growth in hydropower generation at reservoirs and canals throughout the western United States. Washington (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 Hydropower generation capacity has increased at Bureau of Reclamation facilities in the West with the addition of Lease of Power Privilege development by non-federal partners, development of new technologies, and improved efficiencies at existing Reclamation powerplants. Through LOPP, more...

2013-09-07 23:01:03

Garland’s Clear-Shield Rx™ coating is the roofing industry’s first clear-acrylic, non-toxic technology designed to provide rooftops with at least twelve months of antimicrobial roof protection. It resists bacterial and fungal growth to reduce the rate at which the roof surface will discolor or deteriorate, thereby decreasing the quantity of related roof top contaminants entering air intakes. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) September 07, 2013 Microorganisms on a rooftop can cause many...

2013-09-06 23:22:43

Fenstermaker's underwater acoustic imaging (UAI) specialists head to Providence, Rhode Island for the premier annual conference on current dam conditions in America. (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 Fenstermaker’s Advanced Technologies team will drop anchor in Providence, RI to attend the DAM Safety 2013 Conference spanning September 8 - 12. Hosted by the Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO), DAM Safety is one of the leading conferences in the U.S. dedicated to dam safety...

2013-09-06 23:01:29

Clear-Shield Rx™ coating from Garland is the roofing industry’s first non-toxic, clear-acrylic, technology designed to provide rooftops with at least twelve months of antimicrobial roof protection. It reduces the rate at which a roof surface will discolour or deteriorate by resisting bacterial and fungal growth, thereby decreasing the quantity of related roof top contaminants entering air intakes. Canada (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 Garland’s innovative Clear-Shield Rx™ technology...

2013-08-29 23:26:28

WorkSafe™ Technologies introduces another solution to the seismic risks data centers face. Los Gatos, CA (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 WorkSafe™ Technologies is the only manufacturer of seismic protection products to offer professional installation. They take the same high-quality approach to their installation services as they do their products. When you entrust WorkSafe™ with your valuable equipment, every effort and precaution is taken to ensure a safe and smooth product installation....


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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