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FAA Lifts Restrictions On Portable Electronic Devices
2013-10-31 16:55:14

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has relaxed a number of its restrictions on portable electronic devices before and during air travel. Pending individual airline approval, passengers on airplanes can now use tablets, e-readers and other electronic devices during takeoff and landing as well as while in the air. The FAA's administrator, Michael Huerta, advised airlines that it is safe to expand passenger use of portable...


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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