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2008-10-28 18:00:13

CHELMSFORD, Mass., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mercury Computer Systems, Inc. , a leading provider of embedded, high-performance computing solutions for image, sensor, and signal processing applications, announced the election of Russell K. Johnsen as Chairman of the Company's Board of Directors, effective upon the previously announced retirement of James "Jay" R. Bertelli as Non-Executive Chairman at the Special Meeting in Lieu of the Annual Meeting of Shareholders on November 17,...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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