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2012-08-21 00:57:27

Scientists today described development of a new fuel mixture to ease the major air pollution and cost problems facing cruise ships, oil tankers and container ships.

2012-08-15 23:03:38

Long-time volunteer Gina Adjei honored for her life of service with Mercy Ships. Garden Valley, TX (PRWEB) August 14, 2012 On August 19, World Humanitarian

2012-07-15 23:00:41

Consumers searching for a high quality engine propeller may find it difficult to locate a company which has done extensive research, and is able to provide modifications, new construction or repowers


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.