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2013-06-13 23:01:45

Microscopy session inspires teachers to integrate microscopes into school curriculum. Westmont, IL (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 The Hooke College of Applied Sciences (HCAS) is participating in Aurora University´s Workshop Institute Program 5 (WIP5) on June 13-14. The two-year STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Workshop, “Developing Models and Carrying Out Investigations in STEM,” is funded by the State of Illinois Math and Science Partnership Grant and is...


Word of the Day
sough
  • 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.'
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