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2014-03-15 23:04:38

LIGHTUP LED is a leading manufacture and wholesaler of LED lights, offering numerous energy-efficient and modern LED products.

2014-03-10 08:33:08

DALLAS, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com offers "Smart Factory Market by Technology (SCADA, DCS, PLC, ERP, MES, PLM, MOM), Field Devices (Industrial Network,

2014-03-06 12:22:44

SAN DIEGO, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Environmental Technologies (NET) is proud to announce that ECOR®, its patented composite material and technology, has been selected as an Edison

2014-03-05 08:32:31

BEIJING, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beijing UgetLight Co., Ltd (Ugetlight) is taking advantage of LED replacement trends under worldwide incandescent lamp bans by introducing its new generation

2014-03-03 08:30:24

NEUHAUSEN, Switzerland, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tyco (NYSE: TYC) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell Tyco Fire & Security Services Korea Co. Ltd.

2014-02-28 23:23:21

Advertising.my, the leading advertising agency in Malaysia, will be embarking into an aggressive expansion programme for this year with the launch of more LED-based products for the Malaysian

2014-02-26 23:25:18

Thomas Edison State College, a national leader in providing collegiate programs for professionals in the nuclear industry, has partnered with the prominent radiation protection firm Dade Moeller

2014-02-25 08:39:52

Technology pioneer to be recognized for "game changing" security platform addressing the trillion-dollar global brand protection market problem HONOLULU, Feb.

2014-02-24 23:28:58

Ascendian Healthcare Consulting, an international healthcare IT consultancy, today announced a strategic partnership agreement with Laitek Inc., the innovative leader in rapid and accurate medical


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2010-10-27 22:37:47

The Kinetoscope is an early motion picture device although not a movie projector. It is designed to be viewed by an individual through a window of a cabinet housing its components. It works by creating the illusion of movement by conveying a strip of perforated film bearing sequential images over a light source with a high-speed shutter. Thomas Edison was the first to describe it in conceptual terms; however, William Kennedy Laurie Dickson was the first to develop it. Ten Kinetoscopes...

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2010-10-26 18:09:56

Execution by electrocution, started in the United States, is an execution method in which the person being killed is strapped to a specially built wooden chair and electrocuted through electrodes placed on the body. Although its use is in decline the electric chair has become a symbol of the death penalty even though it was only used in the United States and briefly in the Philippines. The goal of the chair was to incapacitate the organs of the body in order to cause death. This was done...

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2010-10-07 11:54:11

Charles Francis Jenkins and Thomas Armat created the Vitascope, an early film projector, in 1895. They demonstrated the Vitascope at the Cotton States Exposition in Atlanta, they called it the Phantoscope. Armat and Jenkins fought over the rights to the invention and eventually Armat, with legal authority, sold the rights to the Kinetoscope Company. The company eventually approached Thomas Edison to finance the manufacture of their machine before it was outdated. He agreed on the term...

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2010-10-04 16:28:51

The telephone is a telecommunications device that transmits and receives sound generally the human voice. The phone's basic function is to allow people who are separated by large distances to talk with each other. The telephone is used across the world and is one of the most common appliances in the developed world. The phone is designed to have a microphone, an ear piece which reproduces the voice, a ringer, and a keypad to enter the numbers. The microphone, earphone, and the keypad are...

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2010-09-29 16:52:36

The incandescent light bulb provides a source of electric light through incandescence. The bulb works by passing current through a filament which heats to a temperature that produces light. The glass bulb that contains the filament prevents oxidation of the hot filament. The bulbs are also called electric lamps. Incandescent bulbs come in a various sizes and voltages. They can range from 1.5 volts to 300, require no external regulating equipment and have low manufacturing costs. They work...

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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.