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2008-11-12 21:00:05

Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments contracted almost three percent during the third quarter of 2008 when compared to the second quarter of 2008 area shipments, according to the SEMI Silicon Manufacturers Group (SMG) in its quarterly analysis of the silicon wafer industry. Total silicon wafer area shipments were 2,243 million square inches in the second quarter, compared to 2,303 million square inches shipped during the second quarter. Compared to the 2007 third quarter, total area...

2008-08-11 21:00:14

Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments grew over six percent during the second quarter of 2008 when compared to the first quarter of 2008 area shipments, according to the SEMI Silicon Manufacturers Group (SMG) in its quarterly analysis of the silicon wafer industry. Total silicon wafer area shipments were 2,303 million square inches in the second quarter, compared to 2,163 million square inches shipped during the first quarter. Compared to the 2007 second quarter, total area shipments...


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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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