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2008-08-06 12:00:52

Altium (ASX: ALU), the electronics design industry's leading developer of unified electronic product development solutions, is supporting the future of design innovation in two student projects from the University of New South Wales and the University of Iowa. The students are using Altium's unified electronics design solution to design, build and race solar cars in a series of competitions to promote the development of solar energy. In Australia, Altium is supporting the University of New...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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