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2011-02-01 10:28:00

ORANGEBURG, N.Y., Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chromalloy announced today that its new thermal barrier coating enhances the performance of gas turbine engines. "Chromalloy's new thermal barrier coating - the RT-35 Low K coating - provides lower thermal conductivity, which allows higher engine temperatures," said Dr. Peter Howard, Vice President, Technology and Quality Assurance. The RT-35 Low K coating was patented by Chromalloy in 2006 and certified by the Federal Aviation...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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