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2011-07-21 10:10:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EnFocus Engineering, a 2011 Cleantech Open semifinalist in Green Building and winner of the 2007 Solar America Initiative Award from the US Department of Energy, announced its successful launch of Diamond-Power(TM), a hybrid "daylighter" and solar power panel, at the Intersolar North America Exhibit in San Francisco. As the first product in the world that separates the soft component of sunlight to make daylighting dependable, uniform and...

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.'