American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A city of eastern China on the Yellow Sea north-northwest of Shanghai. It is a leading industrial and tourist center. The city was leased in 1898 to the Germans, who established a famed brewery. Population: 1,860,000.
“To accelerate the research and development of such algae-based aviation biofuels, Boeing earlier this year opened a joint research laboratory in Qingdao with a Chinese government research institute and is looking at expanding the effort to other labs.”
“On Monday, a ship loaded with Norwegian iron ore is expected to dock in Qingdao, China, marking the first passage of a commercial cargo ship from Europe to Asia through the Arctic waters.”
“Officials in Qingdao said pollution and poor water quality did not have a "substantial link" to the current outbreak, according to Xinhua.”
“Qingdao is the first city to introduce the auction, since the Ministry of Finance and the State Oceanographic Bureau co-issued a circular on raising and unifying the charge on sea use across the country in January.”
“The super fat cat belongs to Xu Jirong who lives in Qingdao, China. 2 more pics after the jump.”
“Sailing will be in Qingdao City on China's east coast.”
“Ms. Wang’s Chinese name, identification number and contact information were posted, along with directions to her parents’ apartment in Qingdao, a Chinese port city.”
“Scientists from the Robot Research Center at the Shandong University of Science and Technology in Qingdao, China, performed the work, which enables them to direct the pigeon’s flight (take off, hover, fly forward, turn right or left) by remote control.”
“For instance, Haier, once prosaically known as the Qingdao Refrigerator Company, started selling products abroad under its own new name in the mid-1990s.”
“The investigation showed that a passenger train bound from Beijing to the coastal city of Qingdao, which is to host Olympic Games sailing competitions this summer, was traveling at 131 kilometers per hour (81 miles per hour) before the accident -- far over the section's speed limit of 80 kph, Xinhua said.”
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