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2008-09-12 03:00:24

By Fouger, Xavier Almgren, Ray; Gopalakrishnan, Kris; Mailhot, Paul The Journal of Engineering Education gratefully acknowledges our corporate partners for their support of this special issue. Their generosity made it possible to distribute complimentary copies of this issue to U.S. engineering faculty members and to many other stakeholders worldwide. Their continued commitment to assure global engineering excellence is greatly appreciated. We are pleased to share with you their thoughts...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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