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2014-01-14 12:20:11

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Block Engineering, the leading manufacturer of Quantum Cascade Laser (QCL) and miniaturized Fourier Transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy solutions, announced today that it has signed a long-term Supply Agreement with a provider of hardened, field-based systems in the oil and gas drilling industry. Specifically, Block's Mini-FT (TM) Spectrometer provides for real-time monitoring of C1-C5 hydrocarbons to enable drilling operations to...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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