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wax

(waks),
1. A substance, plastic at room temperature, secreted by bees for building honeycomb cells. Synonym(s): beeswax, cera
2. Any substance with physical properties similar to those of beeswax, of animal, vegetable, or mineral origin (for example, oils, lipids, or fats that are solids at room temperature).
3. Esters of high molecular weight fatty acids with monohydric or dihydric alcohols (aliphatic or cyclic), that are solid at room temperature; often accompanied by free fatty acids.
[A.S. weax]

cera

wax. Ordinary yellow beeswax is sometimes identified as cera flava; white beeswax, bleached by exposure to air and sunlight, is known as cera alba.

CERA

Abbreviation for:
capital expenditure from revenue account (Medspeak-UK)
Centre for Eye Research Australia
cortical electric response audiometry

wax

(waks)
1. A substance, plastic at room temperature, secreted by bees for building honeycomb cells.
Synonym(s): cera.
2. Any substance with physical properties similar to those of beeswax, of animal, vegetable, or mineral origin (e.g., oils, lipids, or fats that are solids at room temperature).
[A.S. weax]

cera

[L.] wax.
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82): "Similiter unum tantummodo hominem fuisse forsitan putatis, qui per mare quondam navigans, cum Syrenarum voces audisset, suas suorumque sociorum aures cera obstruxir, ne scilicet cantus dulcedine capti illuc divertentes naufragium incurrent.
Auribus oppletis cera versutus Ulysses / Sirenum molles praeteriit modulos.
The goal is to award 2,000 CERA designations by 2012, to meet the demand for qualified risk managers in the global economy.
I think our timing was actually good because we introduced the CERA credential sort of just in time to try to help deal with the crisis," McLaughlin said.
The News: The SOA has introduced the CERA professional designation, which identifies high-caliber risk management professionals.
Robbins, FSA, FCA, MAAA, president of the SOA, said the new CERA credential stems from the same rigorous process through which actuaries earn their traditional credentials.
Actuarial principles have traditionally helped the world understand risk, and the CERA credential signifies an evolution of the actuarial profession," Robbins continued.
College students considering business careers will find that earning the CERA credential will open doors to exciting new opportunities where they can make significant contributions in a variety of organizations," Robbins said.