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2011-02-17 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Moab, a division of Legion Paper, the nation's premier paper company dedicated to the art of the fine print, launches the new Lasal Exhibition Luster 300, a true heavyweight (300gsm), archival exhibition-quality luster paper, designed for use with all inkjet printers. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110217/NY43459 ) Ideal for gallery and exhibition prints, Lasal Exhibition Luster 300 is coated with the latest fourth-generation...

2006-05-26 17:25:35

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon's plan for a massive detonation of conventional high explosives in Nevada to test the effectiveness of weapons against deeply buried targets has been postponed indefinitely, officials said on Thursday. The National Nuclear Security Administration, part of the Energy Department, said it was withdrawing its finding that the planned detonation of 700 tonnes of ammonium nitrate and fuel oil in the Nevada desert would cause "no...

2006-03-30 18:35:00

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon plans to detonate 700 tons of conventional high explosives in Nevada in a June 2 test designed to gauge the effectiveness of weapons against deeply buried targets, officials said on Thursday. "I don't want to sound glib here, but it's the first time in Nevada that you'll see a mushroom cloud over Las Vegas since we stopped testing nuclear weapons," James Tegnelia, director of the Pentagon's Defense Threat Reduction Agency, told a small group of...

2005-07-01 05:12:45

By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Democrats on Friday failed tostop the Energy Department from studying the feasibility of a"bunker buster" nuclear bomb the Bush administration isconsidering. By a vote of 53-43, the Senate refused to delete $4 millionin funds to study the experimental weapon that would penetratethe earth and explode to demolish buried enemy targets. The funds were included in a bill that would fund EnergyDepartment activities in the fiscal year starting on...

2005-07-01 13:23:03

By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Democrats on Friday failed tostop the Energy Department from studying the feasibility of a"bunker buster" nuclear bomb the Bush administration isconsidering. By a vote of 53-43, the Senate refused to delete $4 millionin funds to study the experimental weapon that would penetratethe earth and explode to demolish buried enemy targets. The funds were included in a bill that would fund EnergyDepartment activities in the fiscal year starting on...


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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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