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proto-

, prot- Do not confuse this prefix with the combining form proteo-.
The first in a series; the highest in rank.
[G. prōtos, first]

proto-, prot-

prefix meaning "first": protoblast, protopathic, prototoxin.

proto-

, prot-
Combining forms meaning the first in a series; the highest in rank.
[G. prōtos, first]

proto-

Combining form denoting first, earliest or primitive.

proto-

word element. [Gr.] first.
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Interestingly, yesterday the Cyprus Mail received an email from the Proto Group's press office in London titled 'press release' saying ex Microsoft's Bill Gates had bought an island near Cyprus.
These new, exclusive PROTO impact wrenches were thoroughly tested and approved by industrial technicians in fleet repair, industrial assembly, teardown and repair facilities, mining and petrochemical sites, as well as heavy equipment repair centers.
About Proto Labs Proto Labs (NYSE:PRLB) is a leading online and technology-enabled quick-turn manufacturer of low-volume CNC-machined and injection molded custom parts for prototyping and short-run production.
Proto Labs has radically changed the economics and lead times associated with obtaining CNC machined and injection molded parts.
Mr Mortimer is committed to building Proto Resources into a globally significant nickel company off the back of world class exploration and state of the art nickel laterite processing technology.
Proto hopes to open another Proto's, which serves thin crust pizzas with gourmet toppings.
Proto Thema said the suspects, who were all migrant workers, were questioned over mobile phone calls linked to the suicide bombers and another man in Pakistan wanted for questioning about the attacks.
Unfortunately, Francesco Proto's two introductory chapters have all the pretentiousness of their hero without any of his humour, and the two interviews, conducted by Proto and by Jean Nouvel, are presented in the question and answer format favoured by lazy editors.
Since the derivatives of the same Uralic root mean 'five' in Finno-Ugric, an earlier existence of a quinary system of counting should be supposed in Proto Uralic i.
PROTO would operate about 50 years after the ITER decision and would have "improved economy in electricity production and improved low activation materials (relative to DEMO).
Fast part turnaround is said to be offered through the company's Proto Fast service, providing prototype products in 10 days.