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2008-06-25 09:02:27

By JEZ DAVISON TEESSIDE'S process industry has teamed up with a Billingham school to tackle the current skills crisis and unearth the next generation of Isaac Newtons. The North East Process Industry Cluster (NEPIC), Johnson Matthey Catalysts and Huntsman Polyurethanes helped St Michael's Roman Catholic School win a pounds 10,000 runner-up prize in this year's Rolls-Royce Science Prize competition, an annual awards programme aimed at equipping young people with the skills to succeed in...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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