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2015-04-09 23:01:07

Upcoming trip to NYC? Enter at cityguideny.com for a chance to win all tickets, tours and eats. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 09, 2015 City Guide is doing

2015-04-09 16:25:47

SIOUX CITY, Iowa, April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City's Saturday in the Park Festival is pleased to announce the headliners for the 2015 festival, the festivals

2015-04-09 16:24:28

LOS ANGELES, April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ten percent of San Francisco and 6% of Portland daily commuters ride a bicycle to work.

2015-04-09 16:24:26

Nearly 50 Veterans to Cycle Through Atlanta Area During Soldier Ride on April 23-26 ATLANTA, April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wounded Warrior Project(®) (WWP) Soldier

2015-04-09 12:29:37

World Surf League Qualification Series (QS) event highlights Martinique's dynamic watersports options NEW YORK, April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The eyes of the surfing

2015-04-09 12:29:05

New dining options let grown-ups eat like grown-ups at the place Where A Kid Can Be A Kid® IRVING, Texas, April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Chuck E.

2015-04-09 12:28:21

YANGZHOU, China, April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Yangzhou, a city with over 2,500 years of history, is located southeast of Shanghai.

2015-04-09 12:28:03

Guests with Android devices will be able to purchase and reload virtual Dunkin' Donuts Cards using Google Wallet on Dunkin' Mobile® App CANTON, Mass., April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-04-09 12:27:55

ORLANDO, Fla., April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Visit Orlando, the destination's official tourism association, today announced that more than 62 million people visited Orlando in 2014.

2015-04-09 12:27:50

Bret Michaels Takes the Stage to Kickoff Nationwide Program as Hard Rock Offers Free Local Legendary(TM) Burgers on April 15 ORLANDO, Fla., April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hard Rock


Latest Hospitality Recreation Reference Libraries

Mountain Yellow-Legged Frog, Rana muscosa
2014-11-18 12:06:30

The Mountain Yellow-Legged Frog (Rana muscosa) is a true frog native to California. They can be found in mountain creeks and lakes, meadow streams, isolated pools, and lake borders. They are usually found near steep-gradient streams of a chaparral belt or other water sources around 1,200 to 7,750 feet above sea level. The Southern Mountain Yellow-legged Frog is endangered and the Sierra Mountain Yellow-legged Frog is threatened. This is a small frog, measuring about 5 to 7.5 centimeters....

Norfolk Horn
2014-10-23 13:55:56

The Norfolk horn, known by many other names including the Old Norfolk, the Blackface Norfolk Horned, and the Norfolk Horned, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in the heathlands of Norfolk, England. Unlike other black-faced sheep breeds, this breed is able to survive in dry and cool conditions. It was popular in its native country until the nineteenth century, during which time more improved breeds the Southdown were introduced. These two breeds were crossbred to develop the...

Orites excelsus
2014-10-13 13:23:35

Orites excelsus is a species of rainforest tree. The species may also be referred to as the Prickly ash, the Mountain silky oak or the White beefwood. This tree is a member of the Proteaceae family. O. excelsus can be found in New South Wales and southeast Queensland. Orites excelsus will typically grow to approximately 100 feet tall. Its trunk is thick with grey or brown bark. Mature leaves become simple and smooth measuring 1.6-7.4 inches and .6-1.8 inches wide. Young leaves are covered...

Lomatia tasmanica
2014-10-07 10:48:37

Lomatia tasmanica is commonly referred to as King's Lomatia. It is a shrub species from Tasmania that belongs to the Proteaceae family. Only one small colony of L. tasmanica is thought to be alive in the wild. L. tasmanica has shiny green leaves and produces pink flowers. It is an unusual plant, being that there is no genetic difference between plants. It is defined as a triploid, which by definition means it contains all 3 chromosomes and is sterile. Reproduction for the plant happens...

Mount Bisoke
2014-10-04 17:51:30

Mount Bisoke, also known as Visoke, is an active stratovolcano that is located on the border between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its summit, which reaches an elevation of 12,175 feet, is located in Rwanda. This volcano is in the Virunga Mountains, which is part of the Albertine Rift, in the western section of the East African Rift. It is protected within Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda and Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Like all of the...

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adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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