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2014-01-02 08:22:13

LONDON, January 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The long haul travel specialists are offering ITV This Morning viewers the opportunity to win 10 nights All Inclusive at the five-star Maritim Hotel Mauritius is the definition of an island paradise; there may be many idyllic beach locations across the world, but very few can match the secluded palm-fringed shores on this small island, situated in the warm waters of the Indian Ocean. Silky soft sand and gentle,...

2008-09-21 03:00:24

By Bakouri, Hicham El Morillo, Jose; Usero, Jose; Ouassini, Abdelhamid ABSTRACT: This work proposes a viable remediation method based on the use of natural organic substances (NOSs) that characterize the Mediterranean region to improve the ecological system. A series of experiments, including variable conditions, such as temperature, pH, contact time, and pesticide concentration, were performed to demonstrate the efficiency of endosulfan sulfate removal from water by NOSs. Experimental...

2008-09-15 12:00:21

PULP frontman Jarvis Cocker has become the latest big-name act to announce a gig at the Capital's newest music venue. The 90s Britpop star is to perform at The Picture House on Lothian Road as part of a mini tour to celebrate the 30th anniversary of influential record label Rough Trade. The November 28 gig is part of a tour that will also see Cocker play around the UK. The performance by one of the best-loved UK musicians of recent years will be seen as something of a coup for The...

2008-07-03 09:01:07

Jarvis Winery just joined the solar revolution with a new solar electric system that will generate approximately 155,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity annually. Newly acquired Marin Solar, now fully integrated into Real Goods Solar (NASDAQ:RSOL), was selected to perform all facets of the project, including design, engineering and installation. Jarvis Winery will be producing as much energy as it uses, and will have a net zero utility bill. It will take approximately seven years to pay...

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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'