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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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"We think that switching is easy and we've tried to make it as easy as possible," says Charles Reed, manager of the PowerYourWay program at Con Edison and ESCO Ombudsman.
EMC (simbolo en la Bolsa de Nueva York: EMC), es una compania global que en 2002 tuvo ingresos de US$5,440 millones, ha instalado sus sistemas para miles de clientes en 14 paises latinoamericanos y cuenta con 16 oficinas en la region.
Dovendosi con ogni debita reverentia, et devotione pigliare il santissimo giubileo, concessa a questa citta dall'infinita misericordia del S.r Dio col mezo del summo Pontifice, secondo che al primo di questo mese stato publicato, e ben conveniente remover tutti quelli impedimenti che possono far manco devoto il populo di questa citta.
Bartley Green *Vivienne Barton (Con) John Hemming (Lib Dem) Richard Knowles (Lab)
The interview of con artists represents a significant challenge in the investigation of frauds committed by this type of criminal.
Section II|: Meltham Lib C v Golcar RBL, Lockwood Con B v Newsome WMC, Berry Brow Lib v Berry Brow Lib B, Milnsbridge Lib v Golcar Con, Marsh Lib B v St Patricks CC, Golcar Con D v New Mill, Crosland Moor WMC B v Meltham Lib B.
Halesowen North: Jeff Hill (Con), Parmjit Singh Sahota (Lab), Andrew McKay (Lib-Dem), Aldo Mussi (Green)'
Tenemos operaciones combinadas en Florida y California y nos hemos concentrado en oportunidades en la Costa este con fines de expansion.
West Bromwich East: Con 2960, Lab 3679, Lib Dem 1348.
The DC conversion program proposed by Con Edison last year is still getting jeers from building owners and the Owners Committee On Electric Rates (OCER).
Key to abbreviations Con - Conservative Lab - Labour Lib Dem - Liberal democrat Ind - Independent UKIP - United Kingdom Independence Party