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2009-08-18 14:15:00

WOODSTOCK, Ga., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroDynamics, long the leader in cell volume measurement in the flexographic printing industry, will be introducing the MicroQC inspection microscope at Quality Expo.

2005-07-14 16:55:00

For makers of computers, disk drives and other sophisticated technologies, a guiding principle is the smoother the surfaces of chips and other components, the better these devices and the products, themselves, will function.

2005-06-16 22:35:00

Straight edges, good. Wavy edges, bad. This simple description holds true whether you are painting the living room or manufacturing nanoscale circuit features.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]