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2012-12-14 05:03:29

Eldon James Corporation — a leading, U.S. based manufacturer of plastic tubing and fittings, announced a major breakthrough for the beer and beverage industry. After months of testing by a renowned third party food and beverage research facility, it was concluded that the unique properties of Eldon James´ FlexeleneTM Silver Tubing help eliminate beverage spoiling bacteria without affecting taste. Denver, CO (PRWEB) December 13, 2012 A significant challenge for the beverage...

2009-09-07 09:39:44

A cool, freshly drawn beer "“ for many a person this is the greatest of pleasures. But, in fact, a bad conscience should haunt us when we drink beer as it is among the most energy-intensive foodstuffs during production. Brewing engineers from the Technische Universitaet Muenchen (TUM) are working hard to improve the energy balance of the amber beverage. They are looking into a new process combination that would allow energy savings of up to 20% during brewing. The Weihenstephan...


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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
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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