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2014-09-24 08:27:50

DUBLIN, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "The Market and Potential for Molecular Point of Care Diagnostics" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The molecular diagnostic market and the point-of-care (POC) testing markets are two of the fastest growing segments of the overall IVD market. Historically, these have been completely different market segments. Not anymore. There has been a growing...

2014-09-24 08:22:07

DB Regio Bus invests in a new fleet of environmentally and passenger friendly buses with the Crossway series from Iveco Bus. BASILDON, United Kingdom, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CNH Industrial's leading European bus brand, Iveco Bus, has signed a framework agreement with Germany's largest bus transport company, DB Fuhrpark Service GmbH, for the supply of suburban buses. Under this agreement, DB Regio has commissioned 400 Crossway and Crossway LE (Low Entry) buses, which will...

2014-09-24 04:21:15

HAMBURG, Germany, September 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third time the German city of Hamburg presented on Tuesday the German Renewables Award for innovations and pioneering achievements in wind energy. An independent jury selected four winners from 61 submissions and nominations in the categories "Lifetime Achievement, Wind Energy", "Product Innovation of the Year", "Project of the Year" and "Student Thesis of the Year, Wind Energy". At the leading international trade...

2014-09-24 04:21:12

SAP Supports Customers to Better Understand Buying Behavior and Offer a Seamless Shopping Experience Across All Devices, Channels and Touch Points WALLDORF, Germany, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To meet customers' demand for a seamless shopping experience across all channels, devices and touch points, retailers nowadays have to meet organizational, operational and technological challenges. Customers want a simple, personalized and compelling shopper experience just like it was...

2014-09-23 23:13:44

Smart card ticketing technology in operation with more than 70 transport companies; Cubic Corporation contract extended until 2017 Innotrans, Berlin (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Cubic Transportation Systems has successfully extended its service and maintenance contract for the eTicket backoffice system for one of the largest transport consulting and services companies in Germany, the Rhein-Main-Verkehrsverbund Servicegesellschaft mbH (rms). Developed by Cubic in December 2011, the area-wide...

2014-09-23 12:28:08

EastBanc, Jamestown and Partners to Celebrate Fall Tradition with Authentic Bavarian Fare, German Beer Hall with Alpine Musical Complement, Fun Zone and Weekend Promotions by its Portfolio of Georgetown Retailers WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prost! Following a tradition that started in the early 1880s in Munich, Germany, Georgetown proprietors EastBanc, Inc and Jamestown are embracing back-to-school fall festivities by spearheading a weekend-long Oktoberfest...

2014-09-23 12:22:18

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) program has completed a six-week performance test of its 360-degree Multifunction Fire Control Radar (MFCR) at Pratica di Mare Air Base near Rome, Italy, and at MBDA Germany's air defense center in Freinhausen in the presence of representatives from the German Air Force and guests from MEADS partner nations. This was the first time the MFCR has been operated in Germany....

2014-09-23 08:40:37

A one-stop solution offering a new paradigm in collaborative web development and live hosting LONDON, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Commerce Guys, creators of Drupal Commerce and Platform.sh, is proud to announce that German long distance bus operator FlixBus has launched its new eCommerce site www.FlixBus.de on Platform.sh Enterprise, the powerful continuous delivery cloud for digital business. Platform Enterprise speeds and simplifies site development, deployment and operation for...

2014-09-23 08:40:21

PRTG Users Can Now Keep Tabs on Every "Thing" in the "Internet of Things" AUSTIN, Texas and NUREMBERG, Germany, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paessler, provider of the industry's most powerful, affordable and easy-to-use network monitoring and testing solutions, today announced that the company will demonstrate new features of its flagship PRTG Network Monitor product at the upcoming Interop Conference & Expo in New York City at the Jacob Javits Convention Center. Paessler will...

2014-09-23 08:36:46

Survey of CIOs and IT Decision Makers Highlights Storage and Data Management as a Critical Factor to Operational Success; Points to Software and Active Archive as Growth Opportunities SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a survey commissioned by enterprise storage leader HGST, a Western Digital Company (NASDAQ: WDC), 86% of CIOs and IT decision makers surveyed believe that all data generated has value if the organization is able to store, access and analyze it optimally....


Latest Germany Reference Libraries

Alpines Steinschaf
2014-09-16 09:26:07

The Alpines Steinschaf is a breed of domestic sheep that is located in the Southern Alps of Germany and Eastern Alps of Austria. This breed is one of four in the Steinschaf group, which is thought to be derived from the Zaupelschaf type which lived during the medieval period or the Torschaf, which is older than the Zaupelschaf. This most likely makes the Alpines Steinschaf the oldest breed of sheep in the eastern Alps. By the beginning of the twentieth century, the Alpines Stinschaf could...

Rhenish-German Cold-Blood horse
2014-06-25 13:26:52

The Rhenish-German Cold-Blood is a breed of horse originating from Germany. It was developed less than 100 years ago from crossbreeding heavy horses from Rhineland, Westphalia and Saxony, with the main stock coming from the Belgian horse. The Rhenish-German became the most numerous heavy horse breed in Germany. Today, it makes up only two percent of the total horse population in Germany. The other breeds of German heavy horses are the Black Forest, the Schleswig and the South German...

Elwetritsch, Bestia palatinensis
2013-08-19 13:08:39

The Elwetritsch is reported to be found in southwest Germany and is a bird-like mythical creature that inhabits the underbrush and under vines of the region. Its origin is believed to be a result of crossbreeding between chicken, ducks and geese, and mythical creatures such as elves and goblins. They are described as a type of fowl with long beaks and sometimes having antlers; and that they lay eggs during the breeding season. They are considered to be very shy but curious creatures. An...

Deutsche Bracke
2013-06-18 10:26:35

The Deutsche Bracke, known by many other names including the German hound, is a breed of domestic scenthound dog that originated in the Westphalia region of Germany. This breed is an ancient breed, but its origins are largely unknown. It is thought that the breed is most likely derived from Celtic hounds, greyhound breeds, and St. Hubert's Hound. The breed now holds two regional types, but the Deutschen Bracken Club, which accepted the breed in 1896, merged the four types it held in 1900....

Alpine Ibex, Capra ibex
2012-08-24 16:23:24

The Alpine ibex (Capra ibex) can be found in the European Alps. It is locally known as the Steinbock in German, the bouquetin in French, the kozorog in Slovenian, and the stambecco in Italian. Its range was once restricted to Northern Italy in the Gran Paradiso National Park, but now comprises nearly all of the European Alps including France, Italy, Germany, Slovenia, Austria, and Switzerland. It prefers a habitat within rocky areas near the snowline on the edge of forests. It can be found at...

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humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'