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2015-04-13 08:29:54

LONDON, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Consumer Batteries in US$ Million by the following Battery Chemistries: Primary Batteries (Zinc Carbon,

2015-04-13 08:29:36

LONDON, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Lactose in Metric Tons by the following End-Use Applications: Confectionery, Pharmaceuticals, Functional

2015-04-13 08:29:06

LONDON, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Food Safety Testing in US$ Million by the following Testing Types: Pathogens Testing, Pesticide Testing,

2015-04-13 08:26:19

LONDON, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Industrial Castings in Thousands Metric Tons by the following Product Segments: Ferrous Castings (Gray Iron

2015-04-13 08:25:42

LONDON, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Metal Stampings, Forgings, and Castings in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Metal Stampings,

2015-04-13 08:24:25

LONDON, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Thermal Power in Billion Kilowatt-hours by the following Fuel Types: Gas, Oil, and Coal.

2015-04-13 08:24:04

CHANGZHOU, China, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a global leader in photovoltaic ("PV") modules, solutions, and services, today

2015-04-13 08:23:44

DALLAS, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- DeepResearchReports.com adds 3 research reports Global Arginine Industry, Global Glutamine Industry and Global Pyridine Industry

2015-04-13 08:21:33

LONDON, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Tires in Thousand Units by the following Product Segments: OEM and Replacement Categories.

2015-04-13 08:20:42

LONDON, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Air Traffic Control (ATC) Equipment in US$ Thousands by the following Product Segments: Air Traffic Control


Latest Japan Reference Libraries

Bonin Wood Pigeon, Columbia versicolor
2014-09-10 10:35:09

The Bonin Wood Pigeon (Columbia versicolor) was a pigeon that was native to Nakado-jima and Chichi-jima in the Ogasawara Islands off of the coast of Japan. It’s known from four documented specimens, the first of 1827 and the last from 1889. They averaged a length of 45 centimeters. This bird died out late in the 19th century as a result of deforestation, hunting, and predation by the rats and cats that were introduced. This pigeon was of medium-size, with an average length of 45...

Threadsail filefish, Stephanolepis cirrhifer
2014-06-13 09:04:41

The threadsail filefish (Stephanolepis cirrhifer) is a fish species found in the western Pacific from northern Japan to the East China Sea. Usually found near the seabed at depths of 33 feet. Juveniles generally shelter themselves within the safety of drifting seaweed to hide from predators. It is a migratory fish that can move over 62 miles between feeding and spawning grounds. The threadsail filefish was first observed off the coast of Japan in 1850 and named Monacanthus cirrhifer. In...

Nissan GT-R
2013-12-02 09:48:19

The Nissan GT-R was first released in Japan in 2007. It is a sports car manufactured by Nissan and features all-wheel-drive. There were two concept vehicles unveiled before the GT-R was produced. One in 2001 and a redesigned concept in 2005 called the GT-R Proto. The 2007 GT-R model was based 80-90 percent on the Proto concept vehicle. The first United States GT-R was delivered on July 7, 2008, in Canada also in July 2008, and in Europe in March 2009. The design of the GT-R had input from...

Japanese Amberjack, Seriola quinqueradiata
2013-10-09 11:40:25

The Japanese Amberjack (Seriola quinqueradiata), known also as the yellowtail, is a bony fish belonging to the family called Carangidae. It’s native to the northwest Pacific Ocean from Japan to Hawaii and Baja California. It is greatly appreciated within Japan, where it is called Hamachi or buri. They are eaten either raw or cooked, and are a seasonal favorite within the cooler months when the meat must have higher fat content. The amberjack is usually thought of as a winter delicacy of...

Sword-tail Newt, Cynops ensicuada
2013-10-07 13:56:26

The Sword-tail Newt (Cynops ensicauda) has recently been put on Japan’s Red List of Threatened Amphibians. This newt has a very small range and can only be found in some of the southernmost islands in Japan. Occasionally, Sword-tail Newts are referred to as Fire-bellied Newts, not to be confused with the common Chinese and Japanese species, because of their bright orange colored bellies, which serve as a warning to predators that they are poisonous. They can be distinguished from these two...

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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.