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2009-01-19 22:06:00

SINGAPORE, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chinese Test & Measurement industry has showed tremendous growth potential reflected not only in terms of revenue but also in technological advancements. The Chinese T&M market still kept a high growth rate of above 10.0 percent in 2008 while the number was about 7.1 percent in the rest of the world. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) New technologies are overshadowing old ones with the phasing out of...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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