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2014-06-17 12:21:55

Raytheon BBN Technologies' Boomerang system selected for multiple utility sites CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon BBN Technologies' Boomerang, originally developed for the U.S. Army, will provide shooter detection capabilities at multiple utility sites in the mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. Boomerang is the most widely fielded gunshot detection system in the world, with more than 10,000 systems deployed globally. Raytheon BBN Technologies is making the...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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