iron oxide

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iron oxide,

n a compound of iron and oxygen which is often used for laboratory polishing of precious metals. See also jeweler's rouge.
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Nasdaq: NVTL) a leading provider of wireless broadband solutions, today introduces the Expedite E162 and the Expedite E172 modules based on LGA (Land Grid Array), extending its innovative embedded mobile broadband portfolio with the ultra-thin LGA form factor targeted at tablets, mobile Internet devices, portable entertainment devices and consumer electronics devices.
The Expedite E172 provides support for LTE and backward compatibility to dual carrier HSPA+, UMTS, EDGE and GPRS air interfaces.
Net income in the first half was down 28% to E172 million (1999: E240 million).
Royal Ahold (NYSE:AHO), the leading international food retailer, achieved second quarter 1999 net earnings of E172.