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2013-01-06 05:01:30

An increase in demand for electricity and a continued shift away from fossil fuel-based and nuclear power will renew growth in the five years to 2017. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Hydroelectric Power Plant Construction industry to its growing industry report collection. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 05, 2013 The Hydroelectric Power Plant Construction industry has stalled over the five years to 2013. According to IBISWorld industry analyst...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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