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2008-07-07 09:00:32

Strong earthquake hits sea of Okhotsk HONG KONG, July 5 (Xinhua) -- A strong earthquake measuring 7.5 on the Richter scale occurred over sea of Okhotsk at 10:19 Saturday (0219 GMT), according to a bulletin released by the Hong Kong Observatory. The epicenter was initially determined to be 53.9 degrees north latitude and 153.0 degrees east longitude, about 380 kilometers west- northwest of Petropavlovsk-kamca, Russia. There were no reports of casualties or damage so far. (c) 2008...

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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.