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2013-01-03 05:00:45

Track What Matters Awards UNT Art Students Scholarships for their State-of-the-Art GPS Designs Denton, TX (PRWEB) January 02, 2013 During the Fall 2012 semester, over 100 art students from the University of North Texas participated in an experimental drawing competition sponsored by Track What Matters, a DFW-based GPS company. Their task? Use portable GPS trackers to literally draw out scholarly worthy designs. Many of the art students from the University of North Texas took part in the...

2012-12-18 05:01:19

AlphaChooser launches a seven-question GPS chooser tool that finds the perfect car, truck or RV GPS model for 2013, in less than a minute. Just answer seven questions about free map updates, Bluetooth, speed limit indicators, etc, and GPS Eliminator will progressively narrow the list to just the units that fit user's needs. Montreal, Qc, Canada (PRWEB) December 17, 2012 Shopping for a car GPS is now easier, as AlphaChooser launches GPS Eliminator, a 1-minute chooser tool for vehicle GPS...

2012-12-06 05:01:38

My Hot Electronics currently has a variety of GPS units available for up to 43% off during the holiday shopping season. The GPS devices include brands such as Garmin, Tom Tom, and Magellan. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) December 05, 2012 My Hot Electronics has many GPS units available for up to 43% off during the holiday shopping season. Many of the GPS units are available for under $100. The GPS units are from top brands including Garmin, Tom Tom and Magellan. One of the most popular GPS...


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Prime Meridian
2013-02-19 15:54:46

A prime meridian is a meridian, i.e. a line of longitude, at which the definition of longitude is zero degrees. A prime meridian and its opposite in a 360 degree-system, the 180th meridian, create a great circle. This great circle separates the sphere into two hemispheres. If one uses directions f East and West from a defined prime meridian, then they can be named Eastern and Western Hemisphere. A prime meridian is eventually arbitrary, unlike an equator, which is determined by the axis...

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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
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  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
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According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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