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ACHAT. This French word signifies a purchase. It is used in some of our law books, as well as achetor, a purchaser, which in some ancient statutes means purveyor. Stat. 36 Edw. III.

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The SAE ComVEC is the first of several conferences this fall where Achates Power executives will present their demonstrated results.
As chief technical officer, Koszewnik will leverage his nearly 40 years of experience in the powertrain industry to further the development of Achates Power's clean, efficient internal combustion engine design.
Argonne and Delphi have already shown on conventional four-stroke engines that the potential of gasoline compression ignition (GCI) is significant -- GCI provides diesel--like efficiencies, in a gasoline engine, without typical diesel engine and after treatment cost penalties," said David Johnson, president and CEO, Achates Power.
Despite being heavily outgunned, the brave crew of the Achates and other escorting vessels beat off the attack on the flotilla.
The species sampled were the fishes Urophycis brasiliensis (Kaup 1858), Cynoscion striatus (Cuvier 1829), Sympterygia bonapartei (Muller & Henle 1841), Micropogonias furnieri (Desmarest 1823) and Callorynchus callorynchus (Meuschen 1778); the gastropods Buccinanops monilifer (Kiener 1834) Adelomelon brasiliana (Lamark 1811), Olivancillaria deshayesiana (Duclos 1857), Olivancillaria urceus (Roding 1798), and Zidona dufresnei (Donovan 1823); the anemone Antholoba achates (Drayton 1984) and the shrimps Artemesia longinaris (Bate 1888) and Pleoticus muelleri (Bate 1888).
When Dido calls his bluff, asking why Achates did not bid her farewell and commanding that the other Trojans set sail without Aeneas, the hero has no choice but to change his story again.
With these appointments, the Achates Power Board of Directors has increased to seven members and also includes: David Johnson, president and CEO, Achates Power, Inc.
102n18; cited from page 12 of Reflections Occasioned by the Late Disturbances in Charleston, by Achates in Wikramanayake, A World in Shadow, 102.
In a third round of venture capital financing, Achates Power, a company thata s developing an inexpensive, cleaner internal combustion engine has raised $35.
Cox made studies after artists like Poussin and Hobbema, and in the 1820s Produced what now seem his least characteristic works - large-scale "subject" pictures in watercolour like George IV embarking for Scotland at Greenwich and Carthage: Aeneas and Achates - surely directly inspired by Turner's ambitious attempts to match the old masters.
Summer and other residents of the Averys' two homes - operated under the name Achates Foundation - have nothing but praise for them.
DETROIT, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Achates Power, Inc.