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sorbitol

[′sor·bə‚tȯl]
(organic chemistry)
C6H8(OH)6 Combustible, white, water-soluble, hygroscopic crystals with a sweet taste; melt at 93 to 97.5°C (depending on the form); used in cosmetic creams and lotions, toothpaste, and resins; as a food additive; and for ascorbic acid fermentation.
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In the third quarter of 2004, European companies spent E420 million on security, according to analyst Canalys.
There are a number of slick sports sedans out there, from the relatively inexpensive Ford SHO and Nissan Maxima SE to the relatively costly Mercedes-Benz E420 and BMW 540i.
Meanwhile, a V-8-powered E420 will arrive part-way though the model year.
Lenovo also announced the ThinkPad Edge E420 and E520 laptops for SMBs who need an attractive business-class laptop at an attractive price.
That gives the Q a decided price edge over its chief antagonists: the LS 400, the BMW 540i, and the Mercedes-Benz E420.
Those who prefer gasoline engines have a choice of the E320, E420 and E500 for much more sprightly performance, ranging from $42,500 to $80,800.
Net loss (excluding exceptional items and goodwill): -- E94 million on recurring operations, -- E420 million of non-recurring restructuring costs (mainly headquarters, Internet businesses and real estate), -- for total loss of E514 million.
The V-8 E420 also offers optional electronic stability control that uses sensors to monitor yaw, or attitude, as well as steering angle and lateral acceleration to keep the car sitting flat and pointed straight and the driver in control.
The solution has been implemented by Exane on redundant SUN E420 platforms, to guarantee the ability to handle increased workloads and satisfy Exane's demand for high uptime.
Pre-tax profit in the first half before charges for STAR was up 50% to E622 million (1999: E416 million); pre-tax profit including STAR decreased 31% to E288 million (1999: E420 million).
Mercedes-Benz also awards an E420 Sport to a pole-winning driver as part of the Marlboro Pole Award program.
0 will be unveiled in Booth E420 at the upcoming IBM Pulse 2012 Conference, which takes place at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, NV from March 4-7.