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2014-01-17 16:20:13

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will host a media teleconference at 12:30 p.m. EST Wednesday, Jan. 22, to outline the agency's Earth science activities planned for 2014, which include five mission launches. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The expert panelists for the briefing are: -- Michael Freilich, director, Earth Science Division, NASA Headquarters, Washington -- Julie Robinson, International Space Station chief...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'