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2012-09-03 23:02:07

Casting Partners LLC, based in Miami Beach, was hired to unify casting for Cedar Fair´s global print and video campaign for Toronto´s famed Wonderland Amusement Park and its sister location, Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio. Miami, FL (PRWEB) September 03, 2012 Rather than using local casting directors in two different locations, Cedar Fair´s advertising and production team opted to take advantage of Casting Partners experience and approach, to coordinate and assimilate a...

2012-07-02 23:01:04

TCT Stainless, a flatrolled steel distributor of coil and sheet, has implemented the metal service center software STRATIX from the metal industry software specialist Invera. Sterling Heights, MI (PRWEB) July 01, 2012 TCT Stainless, a flatrolled stainless steel service center, has implemented the metal service center ERP software STRATIX from the metal industry software specialist Invera. TCT implemented STRATIX using the STRATIX on-demand hosting service. Benefits TCT Stainless implemented...


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2005-05-26 09:40:46

Lead is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Pb (L. Plumbum) and atomic number 82. A soft, heavy, toxic and malleable poor metal, lead is bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes to dull gray when exposed to air. Lead is used in building construction, lead-acid batteries, bullets and shot, and is part of solder, pewter, and fusible alloys. Lead has the highest atomic number of all stable elements. (But see the article on Bismuth, which has a half life so long it can...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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