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2006-08-28 13:37:09

SAO PAULO, Brazil (Reuters) - Brazilian biofuel company, Tecbio, has linked up with NASA and U.S. aerospace firm Boeing to develop a biokerosene aviation fuel, Tecbio's President Expedito Parente told a seminar on Monday. The alternative vegetable-oils based fuel to power airplanes was invented by Tecbio in 1980 and flight tested in Brazil in 1984 before being abandoned. It attracted fresh interest after oil prices rose to record levels this year. "We are starting to resurrect...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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