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2014-07-15 12:34:49

News facts: SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A year after globally launching the FUJITSU Cloud Initiative, Fujitsu is strengthening its commitment to unlocking the business-innovation, cost-efficiency and agility benefits of cloud for its customers around the world. In doing so, Fujitsu is well on its way to building one of the broadest portfolios of IaaS, PaaS, SaaS and Cloud Integration Services. Having committed to a two-year investment of approx. 2 billion US$ in business...

2014-06-18 23:11:59

Frost Supply Energy Solutions Specialist Nick Arb demonstrates commitment to providing expert lighting audits and retrofit information to clients interested in making green building choices. Maryland Heights, MO (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Frost Supply (http://www.frostsupply.com) is proud to announce that Nick Arb has received the LEED® Green Associate Credential from the US Green Building Council. The Green Building Certification Institute certifies that Nick obtained this designation...

2014-05-27 08:29:03

The company also received the Frost & Sullivan Innovation Award BRUSSELS and TEL AVIV, Israel, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nyxoah [http://www.nyxoah.com ], a Belgian-Israeli start-up that developed an ultra-small device to treat sleep apnea and snoring, announced that it raised EUR 8 million in the first stage of a EUR 23 million round of financing. The company had already raised EUR 10.2 million from private investors and governmental incentives from the Walloon Region before...

2014-05-13 23:00:56

The cold and harsh winter of 2013-2014 is causing some municipalities to turn to CARAPACE®; a high performance product designed by Heat-Line Freeze Protect Systems (http://www.heatline.com) that provides energy efficient municipal and domestic water pipe protection, to protect vulnerable municipal sewer and water systems from freezing. Haliburton, Ontario (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 The long and brutal winter of 2013-2014 proved to be both trying and expensive for many Canadians and...

2014-03-31 16:29:18

IBM Cited for Ability to Help Cities Harness Big Data and Cloud ARMONK, N.Y., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan announced today that IBM (NYSE: IBM) received the 2014 Global Visionary Innovation Leadership Award as Best-in-Class Smart City Integrator. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090416/IBMLOGO An independent analysis from the Visionary Innovation Research Group at Frost & Sullivan has named IBM the leading Smart City integrator, recognizing its deep...

2014-03-17 08:31:41

NICE recognized by Frost & Sullivan for its full spectrum of analytics capabilities that help organizations improve the customer experience and reduce costs RA'ANANA, Israel, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NICE Systems (NASDAQ: NICE) today announced that it is the recipient of the 2014 North America Customer Value Leadership Award for Customer Contact Center Big Data Applications. This accolade from global analyst and consultancy firm Frost & Sullivan is based on...

2014-02-24 08:24:27

~ Web conferencing and Video-as-a-Service (VaaS) to drive growth in a market forecasted to reach US$1.2 billion by 2018 SINGAPORE, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The collaboration services market in Asia Pacific is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.9 percent over the 2012-2018 period to reach US$1.2 billion by 2018. The collaboration services market is seen to be one of the leading segments in the Unified Communication-as-a-Service (UCaaS) market in terms...

2014-02-11 12:24:04

Academic Partnerships to Provide Conversion, Recruitment, and Retention Services for the Frost School of Music's Renowned Programs CORAL GABLES, Fla. and DALLAS, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Miami (UM) today announced that two master's programs offered by its world-renowned Frost School of Music (Frost) will be available online beginning this spring and another will follow early next year. Frost's online education courses will be offered through a new site called...

Evolutionary Timeline Of Cold Weather Adaptation In Plants
2013-12-23 04:00:05

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A team of researchers have compiled the largest-ever dated evolutionary tree of angiosperms, and their efforts have led to new insights into how these flowering plants changed in order to withstand winter weather. The study, which currently appears online in the journal Nature, features evolutionary information on more than 32,000 angiosperm species, including leaf and stem data. They combined that information with freezing...

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Winter Weather Outlook
2012-10-02 11:02:55

November 2012: The month will start out mild as temps will be on average around 50-60F, while the possibility stands that there may be 8-10days that are warmer and also 3-4 days that are colder. This month will offer about 1-2in of rainfall. Winter weather impacts will be limited to Frost and Freezes. December 2012. Temps will cool down to an average of 40-50 with the possibility of seeing 6-8 days warmer than that along with 3-4 days colder. The month will also offer 2-3in of rainfall....

Winter Weather Outlook
2012-09-18 13:23:33

November 2012: The temps should average around the 50-60F range for the month, while there is a likelihood of seeing temps above that 6-12days of the month, also look for a few days below the average. Rainfall for the month should be a round 1-3in along with frost and freezing conditions. December 2012: Temps will drop to the 40-50’s during the month, while there will be 6-8 days above that and also 2-4 days colder than average. Look for precipitation to be around 2-4in for the month...

2009-07-06 16:20:02

White frost is a type of solid ice that forms directly from water vapor found in the air. White frost forms when the humidity is above 90% and the temperature is below 18 degrees Fahrenheit. White frost grows against the wind, since the facing winds have higher humidity than leeward air. The wind must be light or the delicate icy structures become broken. The structures have big, interlocking, needle-like crystals. This phenomenon occurs very rarely. White frost is considered an intermediate...

2009-07-06 16:09:35

Soft rime is a type of milky white ice that forms when water droplets in light freezing fog freeze to the outer surfaces of objects. This formation usually occurs with light winds or in calm conditions. The rime forms to the windward (side facing the wind) side of solid objects. Soft rime is similar in appearance to hoar frost, but is formed differently. Soft rime is formed when vapor first condenses to liquid droplets and then attaches to the surface. Hoar frost is formed when water vapor is...

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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'