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A, the first letter of the English and most other alphabets, is frequently used as an abbreviation, (q.v.) and also in the marks of schedules or papers, as schedule A, B, C, &c. Among the Romans this letter was used in criminal trials. The judges were furnished with small tables covered with wax, and each one inscribed on it the initial letter of his vote; A, when he voted to absolve the party on trial; C, when he was for condemnation; and N L, (non liquet) when the matter did not appear clearly, and be desired a new argument.

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Also, a new entrance to the Angstrom Laboratory will be built in the main building together with a reception, student services, meeting areas, cafes, a library, an atrium and an auditorium.
President and CEO of Angstrom USA, Nagesh Palakurthi, intends to operate Tec Air in place and re-tain all former employees.
In 2010, Angstrom was established by Graham Hill after he left his role at another press tooling manufacturer after 20 years.
THE ANGSTROMS were not one of the area's biggest bands, indeed their very name is a microscopic measurement usually applied to atoms.
where wavelength [lambda], is in nm, [beta] is the Angstrom turbidity coefficient, and [alpha] the wavelength exponent (Angstrom, 1929, 1930; Shifrin, 1995).
This expansion of capital will provide a very strong foundation for Angstrom's next stage of growth - commercialization of the world's leading fuel cell technology for handheld applications," Angstrom Chief Executive Paul Zimmerman said.
Incorporating Tera Angstrom technology in a real production environment, the facility is the result of a $50 million investment by Imation in technology designed to manufacture terabyte-class media in high volumes leading to a faster time-to-market.
CEO Jan Angstrom also noted, "Tissue in Europe is showing very stable demand and CartoInvest has performed very well on the southern European market.
5,942,492, "Cyclic Peptides That Bind To Urokinase-Type Plasminogen Activator Receptor" covers a broad class of cyclic peptides that Angstrom is developing to inactivate or alternatively to target a key receptor involved in the tumor angiogenesis and tumor metastasis.
In 1862 the Swedish physicist Anders Jonas Angstrom (1814-1874) announced his discovery of hydrogen in the Sun.
NRL's new nanowriter is capable of defining patterns for electronic circuits with feature sizes on the order of about 80 angstroms, (an angstrom is a unit of length equal to one ten-billionth of a meter), according to G.