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2009-01-13 15:00:00

EL SEGUNDO, CA, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - COM DEV USA today announced it has received certification for SAE AS9100, the aerospace industry's quality system standard. This achievement signifies that COM DEV USA's processes have been independently evaluated and that its operations in El Segundo can be expected to design and manufacture top quality products for US civil and national security space missions. Dan White, President of COM DEV USA, stated: "We had the AS9100 standards in mind...

Word of the Day
  • 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.'