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2009-12-17 12:30:00

WARRENDALE, Pa., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To better serve its corporate and academic markets, SAE International is teaming with Knovel, an online resource that helps engineers find reliable technical information faster. Under the agreement, engineers worldwide can access SAE's mobility engineering technical texts through a Knovel subscription. Knovel works with its Editorial Advisory Board, comprising multi-disciplinary industry and academic leaders, to prioritize content...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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