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2008-08-19 09:01:04

Russian engineering company Power Machines has completed and shipped the first hydro turbine for installation at the Boguchansk hydro power plant in the Russian territory of Krasnoyarsk. These turbines are reportedly the largest units to have been manufactured in Russia at 155.6 tons. The heavy cargo will be transported to the power plant site by sea, and it is expected to take 35-40 days. The length of the route is approximately 6,500km. The transport vessel will pass through the Ladoga...


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2012-06-14 12:20:06

Symbol: POSU4 Group: Monocot Family: Potamogetonaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: AK    N CAN    N Synonyms:   POPO17 Potamogeton porsildiorum Fernald Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AK Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta –...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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