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savant

(să-vänt′)
n.
A person with savant syndrome.
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Shah Rukh is being accused of trying to walk onto the field of play after the game and MCA treasurer Ravi Savant told PTI that Shah Rukh had "misbehaved and abused security personnel as well as MCA officials, including our president Vilasrao Deshmukh, after the IPL match.
The Bollywood star had an altercation with security and officials of the association after the Knight Riders had swamped Mumbai Indians, according to MCA treasurer Ravi Savant.
With working interest partner ASRC Exploration LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Arctic Slope Regional Corp., Savant is making inroads into what was once considered an extremely challenging site.
In fact, this may be part of the cognitive processing that underlies the remarkable capacities of savant syndrome--people who have trouble with many ordinary activities but have "islands of genius." Some savants can play a complex piece of music after hearing it only once; others might be able to calculate the value of pi to record-setting decimal places.
Savant, a French word that has become part of the English language, means wise person or expert.
I recently started handling commercial PR outreach for Savant Systems and noticed in the October 2011 "Phone Home" article that the website is savant.com, rather than savantav.com.
The Savant Energy Series from Jesco Lighting delivers high-performance, highly energy-conserving direct/indirect ambient illumination with a choice of LED or linear fluorescent lamping.