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2014-06-22 23:02:32

Recently, LenoRF, the great China electrical accessory manufacturer, has launched a big sale for its high quality SMA female connectors; the current discount is up to 28% off. (PRWEB) June 22, 2014 Recently, LenoRF, the great China electrical accessory manufacturer, has launched a big sale for its high quality SMA female connectors; the current discount is up to 28% off. Clients who place an order online before the deadline (July 02) can enjoy the special offer. The company’s famous...

Long List Of Social Media Acronyms Compiled By FBI For Field Use
2014-06-19 11:04:32

Alan McStravick for redorbit.com - Your Universe online Short for the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the FBI has armed their agents with an exhaustive, though far from complete, listing of shorthand abbreviations used by the denizens and devotees of social media. The research into and printing of this list was brought to light thanks to the fine people over at the open-records website MuckRock, who filed a FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) request for the document back in January. What...

2014-06-18 23:10:43

School's out, but nonfiction literacy is in. Education technology startup Newsela keeps students' reading skills sharp with leveled news articles tailored to every ability. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 No matter how hard teachers work and how much their students learn during the school year, summer vacation can unravel some of that progress. Students risk losing the skills they’ve built up in the previous year and arriving back in the fall less prepared to pick up where...

2014-06-18 23:09:44

Membean, Inc., a provider of “durable learning” educational products, invites all AP English teachers, coordinators, counselors and administrators to booth #325 at the AP Annual Conference in Philadelphia, PA to learn about how Membean is reinventing the teaching of English vocabulary. Beaverton, OR (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Membean, Inc. (http://membean.com) will be exhibiting in booth #325 at the AP Annual Conference in Philadelphia, PA July 9 - 12, 2014. All AP English teachers,...

2014-06-17 12:52:24

University of Chicago Examining factors such as how much children gesture at an early age may make it possible to identify and intervene with very young children at risk for delays in speech and cognitive development, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Chicago. The research by leading early learning scientists looked at children from a wide variety of backgrounds, including those from advantaged and disadvantaged families, and those who had suffered brain...

2014-06-11 08:38:12

World Cup Visitors Can Translate 140 Characters Across 70+ Languages in Real-Time NEW YORK, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One Hour Translation [http://www.onehourtranslation.com ], the world's fastest professional translation agency and the largest online, announced today that they will be providing free, on-demand Twitter translation services in real time during the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil starting June 16th. Soccer fans from across the globe are encouraged to tweet @OHT...

2014-06-04 08:26:11

LONDON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile Video Summit 22 - 24 September 2014 London, UK ...does this sound familiar? With mobile video traffic rising at an exponential rate, the impact this is having on the industry is unprecedented. Mobile video buffering and stalling continues to be a massive problem for operators, just how do you deliver the appropriate level of QoS and predict the capacity needed in your network whilst at the same time competing with other...

2014-06-03 12:30:30

Ways to encourage optional reading while still having fun in the sun NEW YORK, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the final bell of the school year gets ready to ring, millions of children across the country are eagerly awaiting a break from homework, assignments and textbooks. Unfortunately, many of them will also stop reading while enjoying their three months of freedom from the classroom. Experts stress the importance of keeping kids reading and using the summer as the perfect time to instill...

Knowing More Than One Language Helps Keep Aging Brain Healthy
2014-06-02 08:28:07

Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of Edinburgh Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology have found that people who speak two or more languages have long-lasting benefits to their brain health. As part of the Lifelong Health and Wellbeing Initiative, the study found that knowing more than one language helps brain health by slowing down cognitive decline from aging even if they acquired the second language in adulthood. It...

2014-05-28 16:29:25

Company positioned for long-term growth and innovation PITTSBURGH, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Safaba Translation Solutions, Inc., the technology leader in machine translation for global enterprises, announced today organizational changes in its management team. Effective immediately, Udi Hershkovich will assume the role of CEO. "Udi brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in growing technology companies such as Safaba," says Dr. Alon Lavie, founding CEO and chairman of the...


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2012-06-14 07:45:00

Symbol: VINA2 Group: Dicot Family: Violaceae Duration: Annual Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: Viola×napaeHouse [nephrophylla × sororia] distribution:USA(IN, MO, TN, VT, WI) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants...

2012-06-14 07:45:02

Symbol: VIMO4 Group: Dicot Family: Violaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: Viola×molliculaHouse [macloskeyi × ×primulifolia] distribution:USA(NJ, NY) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants...

2012-06-14 07:46:05

Symbol: VIEA Group: Dicot Family: Violaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: Viola×eamesiiHouse [brittoniana × ×palmata] distribution:USA(CT, NJ) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class...

2012-06-14 07:46:10

Symbol: VIDA2 Group: Dicot Family: Violaceae Duration: Annual Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: Viola×davisiiHouse [affinis × brittoniana] distribution:USA(NY) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-14 07:59:13

Symbol: VECR5 Group: Dicot Family: Verbenaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: Verbena×crookshanksiiMoldenke [bracteata × hastata] distribution:USA(CO, NE) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class...

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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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