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2014-02-05 16:22:55

LONDON, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global and China Epoxy Resin Industry Report, 2013-2016 Epoxy resin is a macro molecular compound containing two or more epoxy groups, mainly used in paint, electronics, composite materials and other fields. In 2012, the global output of epoxy resin (bisphenol A epoxy resin accounted for about 80% -95%) hit about 2.41 million tons, above 90% of which was contributed by Asia, Western...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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