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2014-09-22 16:22:33

DUBLIN, September 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7pbcw5/global_structural) has announced the addition of the

2014-09-22 12:22:59

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2014-09-19 16:22:09

DUBLIN, September 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bbx6fc/global_steel) has announced the addition of the "Global

2014-09-18 16:28:55

WINNIPEG, Sept. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Large amounts of last year's grain are still in storage and this year's grain is beginning to be delivered into the handling system.

2014-09-17 16:23:01

LONDON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- High performance alloys exhibit excellent mechanical strength, good surface stability and superlative corrosion and oxidation resistance.

2014-09-16 16:22:38

Summary of Benefits: WEST CHESTER, Ohio, Sept.

2014-09-03 08:24:59

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) today provided guidance for its third quarter 2014 financial results.

2014-08-29 20:21:31

DUBLIN, August 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4265ck/casting_and) has announced the addition of the "Casting


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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
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.