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2009-11-23 12:15:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Lithium Batteries - Global Market Opportunities http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164484/Lithium-Batteries---Global-Market-Opportunities.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire Evolution of new end-use markets in addition to traditional markets such as, industrial/consumer electronics, military/aerospace, medical, automotive,...


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2005-05-26 12:07:27

Beryllium is the chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Be and atomic number 4. A toxic bivalent element, beryllium is a steel grey, strong, light-weight yet brittle, alkaline earth metal, that is primarily used as a hardening agent in alloys (most notably, beryllium copper). Notable characteristics Beryllium has one of the highest melting points of the light metals. The modulus of elasticity of beryllium is approximately 1/3 greater than that of steel. It has...

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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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