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  • noun Plural form of upgrader.


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  • Thanks to the amount of energy needed to wring the petroleum from the sand and muck in massive facilities called "upgraders," the projects will produce somewhere around 54 megatons of equivalent carbon dioxide in the coming year.

    James Glave: ''Strategic" Voters Aim to Bump Canada's Harper 2008

  • Lightroom 2 officially went on sale this week for $299 (or $99 for upgraders) and includes several features not found in the beta.

    Adobe's Lightroom 2 no longer free 2008

  • Tinkerers and the perpetual upgraders are covered, and there's a something here for junior-overclockers too.

    Wired Top Stories 2010

  • And it's $90 less than what Microsoft plans to charge upgraders for the main consumer version of its next version of Windows, called Windows 7, which is due out Oct. 22.

    Apple Changes Leopard's Spots 2009

  • I thought that serial upgraders only went for crabon.

    A World Gone Nuts: Missing Junk and Missing Pants BikeSnobNYC 2009

  • Rail transport cheaply and quickly can provide immediate cash flow to producers which otherwise would have to wait years for completion of upgraders and/or pipelines or simply shut in their wells.

    Diane Francis: Game-changer: Canadian oil sands will bypass US for Asia 2009

  • What Bob Rae and the NDP did to Ontario was a THOUSAND times worse than Devine and the PCs; at least Devine had heavy oil upgraders, power stations, paper mills, fertilizer plants and new rumpus rooms to show for the billions they rang up, Bob Rae and his cronies had nothing but a depressed economy to show for a debt that was, per tax payer, over double that of Devine's in half the time.

    HST - Liberal / Tory ... Same Old Story 2009

  • It isn't clear how much more it would cost if oil from both blocks needed to be fed through separate upgraders or if this is being considered by Total and CNPC.

    Total-CNPC Bid to Grow 2009

  • I mean, C-dale has long put beginner-grade components on good frames to achieve a price point and prepping new riders to become serial upgraders as well but a pie plate is right up there with lawyer lips - except much harder to file off.

    Misinformation: Simple Bikes Can Do Amazing Things BikeSnobNYC 2009

  • I believe, rightly or wrongly, much of the arguments on the forums on this subject are more academic, but for new users and late upgraders the situation is certainly different and I am sure SDL will take appropriate measures to help all users adequately investigate the software in the future.

    Trados ad = tempest in a teapot « Musings from an overworked translator 2009


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