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How Can Space Tech Help Detect Bank Fraud On Earth?
2014-06-09 03:40:42

ESA Drawing on their experience building complex software for simulating spaceflight, Portuguese scientists have created a 21st-century way of detecting banking fraud here on Earth. Today, every electronic purchase in Portugal runs through their software. Around the globe, Feedzai products screen some US$229 billion-worth of payments every year. But what do space missions and software designed to find thieves have in common? More than you might think – in addition to high-tech...

2014-06-05 23:11:21

Ticket Down announces that Portugal will face Ireland at MetLife Stadium on June 10th prior to the World Cup. This trusted ticket exchange is offering their exclusive customer appreciation promo/coupon code SOCCER-2014 for added savings. New York (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Ticket Down is a reputable source for discounted tickets for the friendly soccer match between Portugal and Ireland. With just weeks remaining until the 32 teams taking part in the 2014 World Cup travel to the South...

2014-06-04 08:33:21

LONDON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: European Markets for Gynecological Devices (Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland,...

2014-06-02 23:04:30

Ticket Down announces that they have cut all ticket prices for the friendly exhibition match between Portugal and Mexico at Gillette Stadium. This trusted ticket exchange has extended their customer appreciation promo/coupon code SOCCER-2014 for additional savings. Foxborough, Massachusetts (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Ticket Down has lowered prices across the board on Mexico vs. Portugal tickets at Gillette Stadium. Soccer fans in the Boston area can add the special customer appreciation promo...

2014-05-31 23:06:38

Ticket Down has slashed ticket prices on all 2014 World Cup matches. The lucky teams who will be participating in this historic event are: Brazil, Spain, Croatia, Mexico, Cameroon, Spain, Netherlands, Chile, Australia, Colombia, Greece, Uruguay, Costa Rica, England, Italy, Ivory Coast, Japan, Switzerland, Ecuador, France, Honduras, Argentina, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Germany, Portugal, Iran, Nigeria, Ghana, United States, Belgium, Algeria, Brazil, Russia, South Korea, Australia and the...

2014-05-29 12:20:48

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TAP Portugal, named the best airline in Europe for the third consecutive year by Global Traveler, continues to extend its route network and, to support its growth, has entered the Philippines marketplace with its partner Discover the World providing sales and marketing support. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140205/LA60067LOGO Celmira R.S. Monteiro, TAP Portugal's head of sales development & efficiency said, "Discover the...

2014-05-22 23:02:13

Ticket Down has rolled back pricing on all 2014 World Cup tickets at all participating venues worldwide. The teams which have earned a spot at the 2014 World Cup include: Brazil, Spain, Croatia, Mexico, Cameroon, Spain, Netherlands, Chile, Australia, Colombia, Greece, Uruguay, Costa Rica, England, Italy, Ivory Coast, Japan, Switzerland, Ecuador, France, Honduras, Argentina, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Germany, Portugal, Iran, Nigeria, Ghana, United States, Belgium, Algeria, Brazil, Russia,...

2014-04-29 20:26:27

LONDON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: European Markets for Female and Neonatal Diagnostic Devices (Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland,...

2014-04-22 08:39:07

SHANGHAI, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- idealista.com, Spain's largest property website and also a sector leader in both Portugal and Italy, will begin marketing properties in China this month through a new agreement with China's No. 1 international property website, Juwai.com. Real estate agents and developers who are already advertising on idealista.com can now extend their reach to the Chinese, the fastest growing group of buyers in Southern Europe. Through idealista.com, they...

2014-04-16 08:24:21

LOS ANGELES, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 100% Cork (www.100percentcork.org), a global campaign to raise awareness of cork's environmental benefits, today announced that it is launching a social media campaign in honor of Earth Day to help plant cork oak saplings in Melgaco, Portugal. The campaign is being run in partnership with two projects (Common Forest and Green Cork) of Portugal's biggest environmental organization, QUERCUS-Associacao Nacional de Conservacao da Natureza. Cork...


Latest Portugal Reference Libraries

Iberian Pig
2014-08-13 11:40:37

The Iberian pig, also known as the black Iberian pig, is a breed of domestic pig that originated on the Iberian Peninsula in areas including Spain and Portugal. It is thought that this breed can be traced back to the Neolithic era, when animal domestication first began, but the most accepted theory pertaining to the origin of this breed states that domesticated pigs were brought over by the Phoenicians and allowed to breed with wild boars, producing what is thought to be the ancestors of the...

Cachena Cattle
2014-07-14 10:54:10

The Cachena is a breed of cattle from Portugal. It is also bred in Galicia and Spain. A larger breed, the Barrosao cattle is also bred in Portugal and the Cachena is sometimes considered to be a variant of it. The Cachena was developed by crossbreeding local yellow and brown cattle breeds. The Cachena’s climate is hot and dry in the summer and cold and humid in the winter. They are distributed around the low mountain range within the Spanish Natural Park Baixa Limia-Serra do Xures. They...

Arouquesa Cattle
2014-07-04 10:20:33

The Arouquesa is a breed of cattle from Portugal and is in protected geographical status. Its range of habitat is restricted to the Northern Portuguese districts of Viseu, Aveiro, Porto and Braga. It is a small breed with the cow only reaching a height of about 48 inches and weighing between 790 and 950 pounds. The bull is slightly bigger at about 52 inches high and will weigh about the same as the cow. The color is a light brown, but the bull will be a little darker than the cow. There...

Black Scabbardfish, Aphanopus carbo
2013-02-02 08:04:02

Image Credit: R Mintern/Wikipedia The black scabbardfish is native to the North Atlantic Ocean in deep water ranging from the Southern United States to Northern Africa, and heavily populated around Greenland and Iceland. The depth range of the adult of this species is from 600 feet to a mile, and the juvenile depth range is from 300 - 3,000 feet. The body of the black scabbardfish is elongated, coppery black in color, with a large snout, and fang-like teeth inside the mouth. The dorsal...

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2012-06-14 12:09:00

Symbol: PRLU Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: L48    I Synonyms:   PRLUM2 Prunus lusitanica L. f. myrtifolia (Mouill.) hort. ex Zabel Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:OR Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed...

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cruet
  • 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.
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