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2014-06-19 08:26:46

RICHARDSON, Texas, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MICHELE watches is proud to announce its sponsorship of the 4(th) Annual Critic's Choice Television Awards, taking place on June 19, on The CW on at 8pm ET/ 8pm PT. Reflecting the brand's desire to celebrate extraordinary women, MICHELE is gifting the winners of the actress categories (Comedy Series, Drama Series, Movie or Mini-Series) a watch in honor of their achievement. As a kickoff to the "My MICHELE Moment" campaign, an...

2014-06-16 16:22:28

Elegant timepiece made with the finest quality materials gearing up to launch Kickstarter campaign LONDON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A new watch designed to showcase real-time football scores is setting up to launch its campaign on the popular crowdfunding website Kickstarter. Created by experienced watchmaker and designer Richard Hoptroff, Hotblack is the first luxury watch of its kind that displays both time and football results simultaneously in analog fashion. (Photo:...

2014-06-06 12:21:08

A First for Casio G-SHOCK, a Timepiece That Predicts Weather Changes for Nautical Use DOVER, N.J., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Casio North America announces the release of a new shock-resistant G-SHOCK watch. Equipped with Triple Sensors for measuring direction, atmospheric pressure/altitude, and temperature, the Gulfmaster GWN-1000 is an ocean concept model inspired by the image of a strong man against rough seas. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140606/95192 The new G-SHOCK...

2014-06-06 08:20:20

LONDON AND FARNBOROUGH, England, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Video link: http://vimeo.com/76621320 Breitling is delighted to be supporting the first public opening of the historic wind tunnels. The exhibition marks a new era for the wind tunnels which were originally used for speed and transonic testing of aircraft. For over 60 years the wind tunnels played an instrumental role in the development of many legendary British aircraft including the 1942 Hawker Typhoon, the...

2014-06-05 23:02:18

ItsHot.com, a renowned manufacturer and wholesaler of jewelry in NYC, is now offering whopping discounts on its watches for men and women, including an attractive 42% off on its custom Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust men’s watch with 25 carats of diamonds. New York (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 ItsHot.com, a renowned manufacturer and wholesaler of jewelry in NYC, is now offering whopping discounts on its watches for men and women, including an attractive 42% off on its custom Rolex Oyster...

2014-05-28 23:18:49

Care-Age of Brookfield Upgrades Existing NOVAtime System to NOVAtime 4000 SaaS Workforce Management Solution and NT7000 Fingerprint Smart Time Clocks Diamond Bar, Calif. (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 NOVAtime Technology, Inc. (http://www.novatime.com), a leading provider of enterprise Time and Attendance / Workforce Management solutions, is happy to announce that Care-Age of Brookfield has upgraded their existing NOVAtime 2000 system acquired in November 2004 to the NOVAtime 4000 SaaS solution and...

2014-05-28 23:02:38

ItsHot.com, one of the most renowned and reputed diamond jewelry stores in New York, has recently announced 40-50% off on women's and men's diamond watches. New York (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 ItsHot.com, one of the most renowned and reputed diamond jewelry stores in New York, has recently announced 40-50% off on women's and men's diamond watches. The diamond jewelry store is offering a whopping 42% discount on their Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust Men’s Diamond Watch....

2014-05-28 12:37:15

Series Merges Style and Utility for Surfers DOVER, N.J., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- G-SHOCK debuts an impressive assortment of G-LIDE digital watches for summer 2014. Emphasizing superior functionality and performance, the latest G-LIDE collection is offered in four eye-catching color ways that emphasize G-SHOCK's distinct digital time-telling and surf data capabilities. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140528/91789 Designed with surfers and water sport enthusiasts in mind,...

2014-05-28 12:26:21

MIDDLEBURY, Conn., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Timex, the leader in outdoor and sports timepieces, announced today that elite American runners Josh Cox and Desi (Davila) Linden will join the brand's roster of athlete ambassadors. Cox, the U.S. 50K record holder and Linden, a 2012 US Olympian, will be integrated into the brand's advertising, PR and social media programs, and product development and testing. "This partnership represents our continued commitment to grow our Timex...

2014-05-20 23:16:02

American Waste Control, Inc. Upgrades to NOVAtime’s Latest Smart Time Clocks, the NT7000 Diamond Bar, CA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 NOVAtime Technology, Inc. (http://www.novatime.com), a leading provider of enterprise Time and Attendance / Workforce Management solutions, announced today that American Waste Control, Inc. has upgraded to NOVAtime’s latest touchscreen smart time clock, the NT7000. With its focus on innovative solutions that serve its community while caring for the environment,...


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2010-09-16 15:30:25

An astronomical clock is a clock with special mechanisms and dials to display astronomical information. This information can include everything from the relative position of the sun and the moon to major planets to zodiacal constellations. The term Astronomical clock is loosely used to refer to any clock that shows astronomical information. The clock could include the location of the sun and the moon, age and phase of the moon as well as other astronomical data. However, it should not be...

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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