Alcor


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Alcor

(al -kor) (80 UMa) A white star that lies in the ‘handle’ of the Plough and forms an optical double with Mizar. mv : 4.0; spectral type: A5 V.

Alcor

[′al‚kȯr]
(astronomy)
The star 80 Ursae Majoris.

ALCOR

(language)
A subset of ALGOL.

[Sammet 1969, p. 180].
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George Molakal , the CEO of ALCOR was focusing said that "Indian companies who secure advanced technologies will be the ones who will grow rapidly over the next five years, since they will cater to global markets apart from the rising Indian demand.
And then, members of ALCOR, a cryonic preservation company, were going to chop off his head and preserve it.
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