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2014-12-15 16:21:25

Winners Announced at December 11 Event in New York City HILLSBOROUGH, N.J., Dec.

2014-12-15 12:24:47

LONDON, Dec. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the Well Cementing Services market in terms of revenue ($millions).

2014-12-15 12:22:45

WASHINGTON, Dec.15, 2014 /CNW/ - The outcome of today's meeting supports a strategic approach and the recent commitment of North American leaders to build the most competitive and dynamic region in

2014-12-15 12:22:25

VANCOUVER, Dec. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - TAG Oil Ltd.

2014-12-15 04:20:24

DALLAS, December 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Drilling Waste Management Market by Services (Solids Control Equipment, Containment & Handling and Treatment &

2014-12-15 04:20:21

Naphtha price drop expected to put pressure on margins of shale-based production LONDON, Dec.

2014-12-12 20:20:32

DUBLIN, December 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/65p4fx/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Global


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2010-10-07 16:05:32

The Seismometer is an instrument designed to measure the motions of the ground. This includes seismic waves generated by earthquakes, nuclear explosions, and other seismic sources. Records of these activities allow seismologists to map the interior of the Earth, and locate and measure the size of the different sources. There are also seismographs, which is sometimes used in place of the word seismometer. However, a seismograph is the older instrument in which the measuring and recording...

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  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.