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NOOK

A family of Android-based e-book readers and tablets from Barnes & Noble. Introduced in 2009, the monochrome E Ink devices are designed for book reading and extended battery life, which E Ink screens are noted for. The tablets, which feature an LCD color screen, are general-purpose Android devices; however, apps must be obtained from the Barnes & Noble online store. For more information, visit www.barnesandnoble.com. See tablet and E Ink.
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nook

An alcove opening off a room to provide additional or more intimate space, sometimes at a fireplace or adjoining a kitchen for dining.
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LMSB must transform itself from an agency that looks at every nook and cranny during an examination to one where auditors perform risk analyses.
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Six Sigma has been successful at Honeywell because we are committed to ensuring it permeates every nook and cranny of the company We make Six Sigma metrics and evaluations part of every business leader's semi-annual management talent reviews.
An enterprise risk-management process requires a detailed knowledge of every nook and cranny of a company and its environment as they evolve over time.
However the small library in Hopkinton has more pressing needs - it already has books piled high on shelves in every nook and cranny of the 105-year-old building.
It's having bus trips repeatedly interrupted by checkpoint officials, who require all passengers to get off the bus, then board themselves to minutely inspect every nook and cranny. It's arbitrary curfews, imposed whenever the government judges the situation to be too unstable to allow people on the streets.
The document continues: "What counts is more results, better responses to practical issues and not a European superstate or European institutions inveigling their way into every nook and cranny of life."
Plainwell Inc.'s Shasta Paper mill at Anderson, California, was restarted only after a crash-emergency, 14-day program to institute energy-saving measures throughout every nook and cranny of the mill.
IN AN AGE WHEN SPY SATELLITES CAN read the number off your car's license plate, one would think that scientists had long ago mapped every nook and cranny of the Earth's surface.
You do not blanket a child with love; nothing compels you to love every nook and cranny of another person's soul, even your child's.
Ace whistles, and a veritable zoo of creatures emerges from every nook and cranny of the apartment: out of the toilet, out of the closets, the vases, you name it; dozens of animals of different species, birds, monkeys, rodents, amphibians, as well as cats and dogs, all trained to hide from the landlord and come out on cue.