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bort:

see diamonddiamond,
mineral, one of two crystalline forms of the element carbon (see allotropy), the hardest natural substance known, used as a gem and in industry. Properties
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bort

[bȯrt]
(mineralogy)
Imperfectly crystallized diamond material unsuitable for gems because of its shape, size, or color and because of flaws or inclusions; used for abrasive and cutting purposes. Also spelled boart.
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Prior to joining DLJ, Bort was an investment banker at BT Securities and Drexel Burnham Lambert both domestically and in Asia.
That usually ends talk with the basketball scouts,'' Sylmar coach Bort Escoto said.
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The wireless local number portability policy may inspire wireless users to choose new providers," says David Borts, eAssist's chief technology officer.
The people and business conditions are excellent, said S&P Data Partner/COO David Borts.
Borts has more than 20 years of experience in corporate finance, treasury, credit analysis and operations in the financial services and transaction processing industries.