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scepter

symbol of regal or imperial power and authority. [Western Culture: Misc.]

scepter

denotes fairness and righteousness. [Heraldry: Halberts, 37]
See: Justice
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The MIC will initially capitalize upon Scepter's unique confluence of operating expertise in financial services and natural resources.
Headquartered in Bermuda with offices in New York and representative offices in London and Beijing, Scepter is a standing syndicate of ruling families, ultra-high-net-worth industrialists and sovereign wealth funds.
PROM: promedio; DE: desviacion estandar; Region O1: primer maximo del histograma para Scepter [TM] y citometria de flujo; Region O2: segundo maximo del histograma para Scepter [TM] y citometria de flujo; No de muestras evaluadas: 12.
Samples of varying concentrations from a single overnight culture were used to assess the feasibility of counting yeast with a Scepter cell counter fitted with 40 p.m aperture sensors.
Development of the T2 Scepter System was Spinal and Biologics business, based in Memphis, Tenn.
The SCEPTER membrane is a durable and cost-effective alternative to centrifugal or pre-coat filter technology in these key market sectors.
It is in this area that the veins containing the best scepter quartz crystals have been found, invariably located within amphibolite bands.
Use of DuPont's patented Laminar Technology and Selar RB (resin blend) barrier resins has attained a permeation level/rate of 0.08 to 0.21 grams per gallon per day, reports Scepter, commenting that this is well below the 0.40 grams per gallon per day rate regulated by ARB.
Reports on Norton Co's new Scepter diamond wheel are turning heads as details of testing the new metal bond are released.
While Husband combs the streets of Harlem in search of Lou Bessie, the audience is presented with snapshots of Harlem through the conversations of the two sisters, who discuss the church, the women's group of which Quilly is a member ("Ladies Of The Golden Scepter"), and gossip in the church about Elizabeth, "an old settler" (i.e., a single woman over fifty) renting a room to a young man.
The works might show, as Calvino puts it, "the desperate moment when we discover that this empire, which had seemed to us the sum of all wonders, is an empty formless ruin, that corruption's gangrene has spread too far to be healed by our scepter, that triumph over the enemy has just made us the heirs of their long undoing." Khedoori captures this moment and spreads it before us.
But you won't find the Georgian Harp or the Brandenburg Scepter on any modern star charts, for these constellations are obsolete.