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see HomsHoms
or Hims
, city (1995 est. pop. 455,000), capital of Homs governorate, W central Syria, on the Orontes River. A commercial center located in a fertile plain where wheat, grapes, fruit, and vegetables are grown, Homs has historically produced such manufactures
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, Syria.
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Hem believes that in the visible world there are void places-- vacua, and something more--holes, as it were, through which animate and inanimate objects may fall into the invisible world and be seen and heard no more.
Hem's theory, in so far as it professes to be an adequate explanation of "mysterious disappearances," is open to many obvious objections; to fewer as he states it himself in the "spacious volubility" of his book.
At that moment, he felt some one pluck at the hem of his surtout; he turned round, and not without ill-humor, and found considerable difficulty in smiling; but he was obliged to do so, nevertheless.
Two maids were turning up the hem and hurriedly biting off the ends of thread.
"The men that breed from them they traffic up and down, but cling to their cities' hem as a child to the mother's gown."
But what interested me most was the slender figure of a dainty girl, clad only in a thin bit of muslin which scarce covered her knees--a bit of muslin torn and ragged about the lower hem. It was Lys, and she was alive and so far as I could see, unharmed.
ZigBee technology is expected to grow at the highest rate in the HEMS market
HEMS originated in military operations and inspired the idea of dedicated civilian air ambulances.
HEMs can have an efficiency of up to 3% higher than standard motors, and over a 10-year motor lifetime can save significant amounts of money.
DENSO's HEMS consists of a control unit and a 7-inch touch panel monitor, installed inside the house.
Dr Stolpe, chief flight surgeon and medical director of the biggest HEMS operator of Europe, Germany's ADAC Air Rescue, will be in India for four days from April 19th - April 22nd, 2011 to support the urgent need to adopt HEMS in India.