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2010-02-03 07:30:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Burgeoning demand from applications such as forensics, environmental protection, pollution, recycling, and research is expected to provide support for the world X-ray instrumentation markets. The need for tools, such as X-ray instruments, in these sophisticated environments is on the rise. X-ray instrumentation offers better price-to-performance ratio in areas of new technology development. In particular, portable instruments are seeing...


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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