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2014-12-02 16:30:40

WSTS forecast projects growth of 9 percent in 2014 and 3.4 percent in 2015 WASHINGTON, Dec.

2014-12-02 08:33:16

PORTLAND, Oregon, December 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research Beam adds a report titled "Breast Cancer Therapeutics in Asia-Pacific Markets to 2020 - Novel HER-2 Positive

2014-12-02 08:32:26

PORTLAND, Oregon, December 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GBI Research, the leading business intelligence provider, has released its latest research, "Glioblastoma Multiforme

2014-12-02 08:29:49

AMSTERDAM, December 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CPhI India Report Forecasts New MNCs to Emerge From India's Pharma SMEs and Japan &

2014-12-01 08:30:21

Planned interim analysis demonstrates the EF-14 Phase III trial met its endpoints of progression-free survival and overall survival ST. HELIER, Jersey, Dec.

2014-11-30 08:22:18

DALLAS, November 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DeepResearchReports.com adds 2014 Market Research Report on Global Slip Ring Industry of 245 pages to the global and regional

2014-11-28 23:08:01

ReportsnReports.com offers “Global Short Wave IR Market Research Report” global research report in its store. (PRWEB) November 28, 2014 The Short

2014-11-26 12:24:07

MONTREAL, Nov. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Toon Boom Animation Inc.


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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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.