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2013-08-13 23:25:12

The SystemRoMedic™ Rino 600EE Patient Lift, when combined with the right lifting accessories, can solve most lifting requirements.

2013-06-28 23:05:00

IMI is pleased to announce record lift magnet sales in 2013 across all lift magnet lines including CreativeLifts™, PowerLifts®, BasicLifts™ & VersaLifts™. Boyne

2013-06-06 23:21:50

AmeriGlide is giving away a stair lift to one applicant who submits a short paragraph explaining how a stair lift would help them or a loved one. Raleigh, NC

2013-05-11 23:02:38

MCM Events, the conferences and events division of Maximum Capacity Media, publisher of Crane & Rigging Hot Line magazine, has announced that Skip Ohman, technical advisor at The Crosby Group,

2013-05-09 23:20:20

Lift and Access reports that Ahern Rentals plans to sell over 300 used rental ready equipment at a live auction on Saturday, May 18, 2013.

2013-03-12 23:03:51

Lift and Access reports that Ahern Rentals has purchased 1,000 pieces of new construction equipment and plans to sell 750 machines at a live auction on Saturday, March 16.

2013-02-06 23:01:42

Lift and Access magazine, a Maximum Capacity Media publication, is seeking entries for its 2013 Leadership in Lifting Equipment and Aerial Platforms (LLEAP) Awards competition.


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2009-07-18 15:14:24

A thermal column is a column of rising air in lower altitudes of the atmosphere. Thermal columns are created by uneven heating patterns of the Earth's surface from solar radiation. The sun warms the ground, and the air directly above the ground begins to warm. As the warm air expands, it becomes less dense than the air around it and rises. As the warmer air rises, it cools due to its expansion in lower high-altitude pressures. When it cools to the same temperature as the surrounding air, it...

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Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.