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rand

1
the standard monetary unit of the Republic of South Africa, divided into 100 cents

rand

2
Dialect
a. a strip or margin; border
b. a strip of cloth; selvage

Rand

the. short for Witwatersrand

rand (Brit.)

A border, or a fillet cut from a border in the process of straightening it.
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If reason is serious about becoming a venue for attacks on Ayn Rand, why not hit her where it hurts?
When pressed further on details about his future, Rand laughs, saying it's a question he's been hearing a lot.
Given Iran's sponsorship of terrorism, its pursuit of illegal nuclear weapons and its gross human rights violations, why would Ingersoll Rand sell its machinery into Iran even for benign purposes?
It is a company that fits my skill set, which is managing companies of scale and international businesses, [using] my management skills," explains Rand.
We're especially pleased that our channel partner in Europe, Connexion, has achieved a number of key objectives for Ingersoll Rand in one elegant solution," said Krista LaRiviere, general manager, Hot Banana Software, Inc.
Politically, Rand wanted to provide liberal capitalism with a moral foundation, to take on the prevalent notion that communism was a noble if unworkable idea while the free market was a necessary evil best suited to flawed human nature.
Though the collection includes only two essays by Rand - contrary to the author credit (and one, ``An Answer for Businessmen,'' is very short) - only a book based on Rand's ideas could promote profit on principle, include an essay titled ``Why Businessmen Should Be Honest'' and advocate the morality of self-interest.
Instrum Rand will operate as part of Ingersoll Rand's Industrial Technologies Sector.
suggests a thorough, feverish immersion in both the history of American comic books and the philosophy of Ayn Rand.
But Rand - who died at age 77 in 1982 - has played to mixed reviews in Hollywood.
Ingersoll Rand will implement Management Dynamics' Global Trade Compliance solution suite, including the Trade Import, Trade Export and Trade Agreements modules, as part of a global enterprise-wide initiative to standardize its order management and trade compliance operations.
He explores her connections to Lane and Rand, shining welcome light on an unfairly dark corner of 20th-century American intellectual history.