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2014-08-07 23:12:25

Registration Open for ‘Just the Facts: Auto-classification and Taxonomies’ Webinar on August 19th McLean, VA, US and Stevenage, UK (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Concept Searching, the global leader in semantic metadata generation, auto-classification, and taxonomy management software, and developer of the Smart Content Framework, is pleased to announce that registration is open for a highly informative webinar, ‘Just the Facts: Auto-classification and Taxonomies’. The webinar will be...

2014-08-07 23:07:19

A 50 Minute Documentary features a behind the scenes look at a British Drag Racing Team as they attempt to break the World Records for speed and elapsed time in the quarter mile Liverpool, England (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Today SearchforSpeed.com, a Liverpool, England based company and website dedicated to the fastest street legal machines on the planet, released its first Documentary film titled "RedVictor3". The film, produced by Jay Davies, chronicles the efforts put forth by...

2014-08-07 23:06:23

Predictive Analytics Leader Gets Closer to UK Retail Banking Customers to Better Support Growth San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Kiran Analytics, Inc, the San Diego-based leader in intelligent branch transformation –announced today that it has expanded its international presence with the opening of an office in London. "Retail banks in the UK are investing significant effort in improving their branch networks and optimizing their staff so they can meet changing customer...

2014-08-07 16:26:24

Adjusted EBITDA Increases 27% to $77.3 Million SANTA MONICA, Calif. and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) today reported revenue of $449.4 million, adjusted EBITDA of $77.3 million, adjusted net income of $49.6 million or $0.36 adjusted basic net income per share, net income of $43.3 million or $0.31 basic net income per share and free cash flow of $159.8 million for the first quarter of fiscal 2015 (quarter ended June 30, 2014)....

2014-08-07 15:48:11

BMJ-British Medical Journal Study demonstrates benefits of centralizing acute stroke services in urban areas Centralizing acute stroke services can reduce mortality and length of hospital stay, according to a study published on thebmj.com today. Stroke is a leading cause of death and disability worldwide. Each year in England an estimated 125,000 people have a stroke and 40,000 of them die. Centralising means hospitals of differing capability work together to create a centralised...

2014-08-07 12:25:03

NEW YORK, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RELLECIGA will be the bikini sponsor of the Summer Sale Night event held by Noir La Rue on August 8 in Great Britain. This means another significant step for RELLECIGA to enter Great Britain. Noir La Rue (http://www.noirlarue.com), one of the most well-known luxury online shops in Great Britain, has always been devoting itself to providing luxurious fabrics and styles. Each dress captures inspiration from a famed celebrity infusing each piece...

2014-08-07 04:21:45

ALCESTER, England, August 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quanta Fluid Solutions Ltd ("Quanta" or the "Company"), a pioneering developer of advanced haemodialysis systems, today announces the appointment of Willem Baralt as Chief Financial Officer. Willem has almost twenty years of investment banking, executive management and private equity experience. Amongst his achievements, Willem was pivotal in the $1.6billion turnaround and public listing of FLAG Telecom and was...

2014-08-06 23:08:47

Dundas Data Visualization announces that a National Health Service (NHS) Trust in the UK has chosen Dundas Dashboard as its dashboard and data visualization platform. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Today, Dundas Data Visualization announces that a National Health Service (NHS) Trust in the UK has chosen Dundas Dashboard as its dashboard and data visualization platform. The NHS provides public health care in the UK and Devon Partnership NHS Trust provides mental health and learning...

2014-08-06 20:23:23

LONDON, August 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recorded in London for King-A-Ling Production Produced by Healer Selecta (Freestyle Records) Mastered in Brighton by Pete Maher (Rolling Stones, Jack White, U2, Patti Smith, etc.) Published by Wipeout Music Publishing Ltd, England "I've always liked what the most influential Frenchman in London is...

2014-08-06 16:26:24

FLAGSHIP VERSION OF THE WORLD'S MOST POPULAR MUSIC COMPETITION SERIES 'THE X FACTOR' PREMIERES ON AXS TV SUNDAY, AUGUST 31 - LABOR DAY WEEKEND LOS ANGELES, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cable's premier music entertainment channel AXS TV is the official U.S. broadcast home for the upcoming eleventh season of the international mega-hit The X Factor UK. AXS TV has signed an agreement with FremantleMedia International (FMI) and Syco Entertainment, bringing the flagship UK version of...


Latest United Kingdom Reference Libraries

Cumberland Pig
2014-08-15 11:16:52

The Cumberland pig is a breed of domestic pig that was developed in Northern areas of England. It was once used for the meat industry, specifically for use in local delicacies like Cumberland ham or sausage, but it went extinct in 1960 after leaner meat became popular. It is thought that the breed was developed the course of a few hundred years in Westmorland and Cumberland. It was a close relative of the Old Yorkshire pig and had a heavy build that helped it withstand the harsh weather in...

Essex Pig
2014-08-15 09:52:55

The Essex pig, also known simply as the Essex, is a breed of domestic pig that was developed in the United Kingdom. Like other British breeds of pig, it is thought that the ancestor to the Essex was developed by breeding local pigs in area denoted in its name. The original Essex, also known as the Old Essex, was small in size and black and white in color. This breed was easy and cheap to keep, so it was highly popular among locals. By the nineteenth century, the Old Essex was improved by...

Gloucestershire Old Spots
2014-08-13 14:19:02

The Gloucestershire old spots or GOS, known by many other names including the Gloucester, old spot, or Gloucester old spot, is a breed of domestic pig that was developed in England. This breed is similar to the Cumberland pig both genetically and physically and is related to the Lincolnshire Curley coat. Because pigs were once considered to be animals that should belong to peasants, there were no pedigree records until 1885. This breed was the first spotted pig breed to hold a pedigree and...

Thoroughbred
2014-08-12 13:54:44

The Thoroughbred is a breed of horse that was developed in England during the reigns of King Charles II, King William III, Queen Anne, and King George I. The foundation stallions of the breed, two Arabians and one unknown breed, were imported in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries, and although nearly 160 Oriental stallions were used in its development, these three horses were the most prominent. These were bred to native mares from various breed, including the Irish Hobby,...

British White Cattle
2014-07-12 11:57:42

The British White is a breed of cattle with a confirmed history during the 1600s but may have originated before that. Its exact origin is unknown but herds of the British White were found in Britain and Ireland dating back centuries. Original herds were kept in the Park of Whalley Abbey in the Forest of Bowland near Clitheroe. During the 1800s most of the cattle were transported to Norfolk and sold in small lots, mainly to nobility. In the early 1900s, only around 130 registered British...

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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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