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2010-11-28 08:00:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- RSNA- Samplify Systems, a leading provider of technology, semiconductors and sub-systems for the ultrasound market, and Telemed Ltd., a leading provider of PC-based ultrasound systems and imaging software, today announced a strategic agreement leveraging each company's industry leading hardware and software solutions for the ultrasound market. Under terms of the agreement, the companies will jointly develop and market an ultrasound platform for...

Word of the Day
  • 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.'