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2013-01-01 05:02:26

The latest marketing war rages on and it looks like video has killed the content spar for the time being.

2011-08-09 04:20:00

KANSAS CITY, Kan., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MS -- Have you ever wished you could have an elegant new roof like your neighbors? You may have a case of "roof envy." Don't worry, there's an easy -- and surprisingly affordable -- cure.

2011-06-09 10:00:00

SEATTLE, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP) announced last week that it's chosen Full Slate as its preferred appointment scheduling software.

2010-10-21 11:24:00

CHANTILLY, Va., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- TASC, Inc.

2010-07-27 12:00:00

MEDINA, Ohio, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The 70E Store, LLC, an industrial safety clothing distributor and federal defense contractor based in Medina, Ohio, is now Slate Rock Safety, LLC.


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2005-05-25 17:09:09

Slate is a fine-grained, homogeneous, sedimentary rock composed of clay or volcanic ash which has been metamorphosed (foliated) in layers (bedded deposits). Slate can be made into roofing shingles ('roofing slates' in the United Kingdom), because it has two lines of breakability: cleavage and grain. This makes it possible to split slate into thin sheets. Slate is mainly composed of quartz and muscovite (a mica), often along with biotite, chlorite, and hematite, or, less frequently,...

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cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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