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CONTRACTION. An abbreviation; a mode of writing or printing by which some of the letters of a word are omitted. See Abbreviations.

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Table 1: VCSEL Consumption in AOC Production for Years 2011-2014E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
According to the president of the local AOC branch Dr.
Each roughage substrate was assigned to all the treatments in a 2x3 factorial arrangement with AOC and HMB as main effects.
to offer a wide range of AOC and Philips models," explained Sebastian.
After spending time reviewing our distribution network and analyzing our potential growth markets, we have gone ahead and signed Redington Gulf to promote our range of AOC and Philips displays throughout Saudi Arabia," explained Vineeth Sebastian, regional sales director-MEA at MMD and AOC.
Tawfik ELgerbi, Manager, Estishari for Computer Services said, 'It is our pleasure to partner with AOC and today it marks the beginning of a long-lasting relationship between Estishari and AOC.
Coates wants his proposal to be ratified as policy at an AOC executive board meeting in Melbourne later this month, which would then take effect immediately.
Find analysis on best sectors for AOC market to penetrate.
Transportation personnel in the grade of captain who have not completed CLC3 or any logistics Reserve component captains career course will be reclassified to AOC 88A in the interim and then will be reclassified to AOC 90A with branch 88 as the military occupational specialty code upon completion of one of the two above courses.
The goal did not dampen the spirits of AOC as they continued their attack.
Afaq's appointment comes at a crucial time for AOC which is looking to expand its operations across the length and breadth of the Kingdom.
Kaltbach Le Gruyere AOC from the Villarimboud Dairy was chosen from over 30 entrees to be awarded top honours in the highly prestigious Speciality Cheese category for top Single Speciality Cheese, produced outside of the UK.