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2010-05-24 10:00:00

At Meridian International Center June 4 - July 3, 2010 First U.S. exhibition of Her Majesty's artworks will be officially opened in Washington, D.C. by TRH the Crown Prince and Crown Princess of Denmark. WASHINGTON, May 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Meridian International Center will present an exhibition of original decoupage set designs and costumes created by HM the Queen of Denmark for the recent film adaptation of the well known Hans Christian Andersen tale, The Wild Swans. TRH...

2010-03-16 12:33:00

MERIDIAN, Idaho, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- When Baseline, the leader in green irrigation control technology, wanted to create some excitement about their new controller lineup, they turned to Custom Bike Builder Chris Olson. Little did they know just how edgy the art and design of custom cycles really are. What resulted may be the "sickest" sprinkler controller in the world. "We make the coolest irrigation controllers on the planet, but they basically look like circuit-breaker boxes,"...

2010-01-14 07:00:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- MedApps, Inc., a leading mHealth (mobile / remote health monitoring) company, announced today that it will partner with Meridian Health, a leading comprehensive healthcare provider in New Jersey, to initiate a chronic disease management pilot focused on patients discharged from acute care settings with Congestive Heart Failure (CHF). The focus of the program is to monitor the participants on a daily, near real-time basis, to improve patient...

2009-11-30 18:15:00

WALLA WALLA, Wash. and MERIDIAN, Idaho, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Baseline, the leader in two-wire and soil moisture sensor based irrigation control technologies, and Nelson Irrigation, the leader in innovative agricultural irrigation technologies, jointly announced today immediate availability of the Nelson 8200 Irrigation Controller for Agriculture. The Nelson 8200 Series Controller is specifically designed to work with Nelson's 800 Series Control Valves and includes an innovative and...

2009-08-31 12:00:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridian Aviation Consulting, a division of Meridian Consulting L.L.C., with deep expertise in the rotor wing industry as a consulting & brokerage firm, is now offering 34 helicopters for sale and lease with an estimated market value of over $30 Million. Michael Bashlor, President of Meridian Consulting L.L.C. said, "Meridian Consulting offers a full spectrum of helicopter services. This includes Brokerage and Sales, Quality Control Audits,...

2009-08-28 12:52:00

RIDGELAND, Miss., Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellular South, a leader in wireless solutions and innovation, today announced the television broadcast schedule for five of the South's biggest high school football rivalries to be featured as part of the company's "Y'all vs. Us" integrated sports programming and customer engagement initiative this fall. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090807/AQ58759-a) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090807/AQ58759-b) (Logo:...

2009-07-09 09:00:00

ALLEN PARK, Mich., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridian Automotive Systems, Inc. ("Meridian") announced today that they have reached an agreement with affiliates of Flex N Gate, LLC ("Flex N Gate"), whereby Flex N Gate has, effective as of July 7, 2009, acquired elements of Meridian's Bumper Systems business. Flex N Gate has acquired, or assumed certain leases of, Meridian's Bumper Systems business and facilities located in Fowlerville, Grand Rapids and Ionia, Michigan and Angola, Indiana. Terms...

2009-06-03 09:06:00

ALLEN PARK, Mich., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridian Automotive Systems, Inc. ("Meridian") announced today that they have reached an agreement with Decoma Composites LLC ("Decoma"), an operating unit of Decoma International Corp., whereby Decoma has, effective as of June 1, 2009, acquired elements of Meridian's Composite business. Decoma has acquired, or assumed certain leases of, Meridian's Composite business and facilities located in Lenoir, Newton and Salisbury, North Carolina and Celaya,...

2009-04-09 16:15:00

ALLEN PARK, Mich., April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridian Automotive Systems, Inc. ("Meridian") and Citadel Plastics Holdings, Inc. ("Citadel") jointly announced today that Citadel has acquired Meridian's Brazilian operation. Citadel is a portfolio company of Wind Point Partners, a Chicago-based private equity investment firm. The transaction was concluded and became effective today. The specific terms of the deal are not being disclosed. J. Michael Fitzpatrick, Citadel's Chairman and CEO,...

2009-03-09 14:20:00

Vanguard exhibition commemorates 30th anniversary of U.S.-China formal relations - addresses the enormous changes taking place in China's cities due to globalization and urbanization WASHINGTON, March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Meridian International Center: Exhibition Dates: March 25, 2009-July 26, 2009 Location: Meridian International Center, White-Meyer House/Cafritz Galleries Press Preview: March 24, 2009 Meridian International Center, in...


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Prime Meridian
2013-02-19 15:54:46

A prime meridian is a meridian, i.e. a line of longitude, at which the definition of longitude is zero degrees. A prime meridian and its opposite in a 360 degree-system, the 180th meridian, create a great circle. This great circle separates the sphere into two hemispheres. If one uses directions f East and West from a defined prime meridian, then they can be named Eastern and Western Hemisphere. A prime meridian is eventually arbitrary, unlike an equator, which is determined by the axis...

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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'