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2008-03-25 09:00:20

PORTLAND, Ore., March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Portland Group(TM), a wholly-owned subsidiary of STMicroelectronics and a leading supplier of compilers and development tools for High-Performance Computing, today announced that the IMSL(R) Fortran Numerical Library from Visual Numerics(R), Inc. is available from The Portland Group for PGI's line of multi-core optimizing parallel Fortran compilers running under the Microsoft Windows operating systems. The IMSL Fortran Library is a...


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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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