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2008-12-08 17:37:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that its 150-lbf thrust high performance storable bipropellant engine demonstrated a specific impulse of 333.5 seconds at its Redmond, Wash. facility. The Advanced Materials Bipropellant Rocket (AMBR) engine was designed and tested under contract to NASA's In-Space Propulsion Technology Program (ISPT), http://www.inspacepropulsion.com, with the goal of maximizing the...

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  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'