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2011-06-21 19:13:00

HERNDON, Va., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VT iDirect, Inc. (iDirect), a company of VT Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), today announced that the University of the South Pacific (USP), a regional institution owned by the governments of 12 countries, has switched its VSAT service to iDirect's Evolution platform. With Evolution, USP is equipped to improve the efficiency, stability and scalability of its network, which provides Internet access, course management applications, and video and audio...

2011-06-10 12:51:00

ATLANTA and SYDNEY, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) and Virgin Australia Airlines (ASX: VBA) today welcomed the U.S. Department of Transportation's final approval of antitrust immunity for the airlines' trans-Pacific alliance, which will allow the carriers to implement a joint venture on service between the United States, Australia and the South Pacific. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090202/DELTALOGO ) The grant of antitrust immunity will expand...

2011-05-10 13:05:00

ATLANTA, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) and Virgin Australia Airlines (ASX: VBA) today welcomed the U.S. Department of Transportation's proposed grant of antitrust immunity to their alliance, which will allow the airlines to implement their joint venture, expanding their reach between the U.S., Australia and the South Pacific region. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090202/DELTALOGO ) Antitrust immunity will enable Delta and Virgin Australia Airlines...

2011-04-26 07:00:00

Project to Map Genetic Relatedness of Dolphin Populations in the South Pacific WASHINGTON, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scott Baker, Ph.D., associate director of the Marine Mammal Institute and professor of Fisheries and Wildlife at Oregon State University, has been awarded a 2011 Pew Fellowship in Marine Conservation. His project will map patterns of isolation and interaction among populations of dolphins in the South Pacific Ocean and identify habitats important to protect...


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2007-02-25 21:16:26

The Atlantic pomfret, Brama brama, is a pomfret of the family Bramidae, found in the Atlantic, Indian, and South Pacific oceans, at depths down to 3280.84 ft (1,000 m). Its length is between 15.75 and 39.37 in (40 and 100 cm). The Atlantic pomfret is a deep-bodied mesopelagic fish with a deeply forked tail, and large eyes near the front of a blunt snout. The pectoral fins are long and scythe-like. The scales are slightly serrated giving the body a rough texture. The mouth contains many...

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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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