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2009-12-14 14:19:00

FT. COLLINS, Colo., Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Symbios Technologies, a renewable energy project developer, has helped ZeaChem, Inc. to be selected for a $25 million grant from the Department of Energy (DOE). The award comes from the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Biomass Program, and is funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). ZeaChem is a developer of biorefineries for the conversion of renewable biomass into fuels and chemicals. Symbios worked...


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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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