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con

(esp US), conn Nautical
the place where a person who cons a vessel is stationed

con

[SF fandom] A science-fiction convention. Not used of other sorts of conventions, such as professional meetings. This term, unlike many others of SF-fan slang, is widely recognised even by hackers who aren't fans. "We'd been corresponding on the net for months, then we met face-to-face at a con."

CON

(CONsole) A common device name for the keyboard and screen. See Copy con and device names.
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Con Ed, however, insisted on a penalty of ten times the customer's average daily cost for using a small amount of gas and fifteen times for using a large amount of gas.
Also added to Gen Con So Cal will be a special performance by "science fiction rock gods" Warp 11.
A cast of science fiction and fantasy film and television favorites will be on hand to christen the inaugural Gen Con So Cal show, including William Shatner (Star Trek), Dirk Benedict (Battlestar Galactica, The A-Team), Herbert Jefferson, Jr.
We weren't quite sure what to expect by moving the convention from its Wisconsin home of 35 years, but the fans of the show, the exhibitors, the city of Indianapolis, and everyone else involved really came together to make this the biggest and best Gen Con ever," says Peter Adkison, Gen Con, LLC CEO.
In alphabetical order, here are the stars confirmed to attend Gen Con Indy:
We are thrilled to bring the rich tradition of Gen Con and the booming game industry to the city of Indianapolis," says Peter Adkison, CEO of Gen Con LLC.
El proyecto del aeropuerto es en sociedad con Parsons Transportation Group, de California.
The interview of con artists represents a significant challenge in the investigation of frauds committed by this type of criminal.
Staffordshire Moorlands: Con 5172, Lab 4231, Lib Dem 1838.
So if your building is in the middle of a high usage DC area such as in Midtown, Downtown or the Garment Center, and is not located at the end of a long main, Con Edison isn't going to be eliminating much equipment simply because you are convening to AC.
Se calcula que en el primer ano del acuerdo, las exportaciones llegaran a 140,000 vehiculos, con un arancel del 1.