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symbol for the element chromiumchromium
[Gr.,=color], metallic chemical element; symbol Cr; at. no. 24; at. wt. 51.9961; m.p. about 1,857°C;; b.p. 2,672°C;; sp. gr. about 7.2 at 20°C;; valence +2, +3, +6. Chromium is a silver-gray, lustrous, brittle, hard metal that can be highly polished.
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(chemical engineering)
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1. Abbr. for cold-rolled.
2. Abbr. for “ceiling register.”


cross, 3
1. An object consisting primarily of two straight or nearly straight pieces forming right angles with one another; the usual symbol of the Christian religion.
2. A monument or small building of any kind surmounted by a cross, 1, as a market cross.
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The country code for Costa Rica.
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(1) See cognitive radio and conversion rate.

(2) (Carriage Return) The character code generated when the Enter key is pressed. In ASCII and EBCDIC systems, the code is a decimal 13 or hex 0D. See line break.
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About Cred: Headquartered in Santa Monica, CA, Cred is a new kind of finance company democratizing consumer access to cryptocurrency.
Abbas Al Hajj, the former Head of Tourism for the Directorate of Tourism in Bahrain and chief officer of Hospitality at Dubai Holdings, will lead the regional development of Sweet Cred and its sister company Sports Candy, the statement added.
Casi 4 millones de personas han muerto como resultado directo de los mismos y alrededor de 40 millones han resultado seriamente afectados (CRED, 2002).
The project appealed to the city council for help, and it has agreed to provide stop-gap funding while it awaits a decision from Cred.
Domeniile se intersecteaza, uneori se patrund, nu cred intr-o arta rupta de restul domeniilor de creativitate, aceleasi energii ne conduc si in matematica si in poezie.
In 1996, the Smithville Center for Research on Environmental Disease (CRED) was born with a five-year $2.5 million grant, and it was supported again in 2001 for another five years, at $1 million a year.
The evil underbelly of the prep school world is revealed here in the "blue-blood thugs" who imitate gang culture and run tough crews wearing North Face jackets, looking for action and "street cred." Drugs, drunken hookups, house-destroying house parties and violence are all part of an evening's entertainment for them.
The five characters making up the new Cool Looney Tunes [TM] range -- Cheeky Bugs, Cool Sylvester, Speedy Taz, Sleepy Daffy and Charming Tweety are each adorned with different 'street cred' accessories, such as sunglasses and baseball caps to distinguish the 'cool' characters from the regular Looney Tunes[TM] range.
CORPORATIONS DON'T get much more civic street cred than the Whole Foods grocery chain.
Investors fled assets with any cred it risks and sought safety in risk-free sovereign debt, especially U.S.
And, on the adjacent site, will be a new gallery for St Louis"Forum for Contemporary Arts' to be designed by architect Brad Cloepfil, from Oregon, who was selected after a lengthy international competition in which the invited shortlist of eight were required to 'make their pitch' at open lectures in the school of architecture, in front of the judges, with students and faculty listening in facing each speaker with the problem of how to hustle the job while retaining at least some intellectual cred. It was a problem of 'manners', which did not much crease the brow of Rem Koolhaas, who was not in fact invited to the shortlist, but who was there anyway, having formed an alliance with Herzog and de Meuron, who were invited.