from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of east-central Honshu, Japan, on the Pacific Ocean northeast of Tokyo. It is the center of an important industrial area. Population: 198,000.


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  • — Mathew Honan Hitachi DZ-BD7HA $1,500 For its latest tapeless, Hitachi helped launch an entirely new media: 8-cm rewritable Blu-ray discs.

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  • Like many of its peers in the Japanese technology sector, Hitachi is gradually distancing itself from consumer electronics, where demand is volatile and cost competition from Asian rivals is fierce.

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  • Hitachi is one of Japan's largest companies by revenue, with more than 900 subsidiaries at the end of 2009, of which 542 were based overseas.

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  • An Hitachi is blaring above my head, but no one is paying the least attention to the news.

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  • Your favorite moments However, when you see the name Hitachi, you know you're getting a quality product.

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  • a long-term Hitachi fixture, who arguably helped push the company into the tight corner it's in today be the savior the company so urgently needs?

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  • We will donate all proceeds from the dinner directly to a special relief fund created for the Ibaraki prefecture, formerly known as the Hitachi province, to assist with the victims of this horrific disaster.

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  • With the four big remaining players looking committed to the business, "you can argue this is the final major consolidation," said Richard Kugele , an analyst at Needham & Co., referring to the Hitachi purchase.

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  • GE Hitachi, which is based in Wilmington, N.C., was established in 2007 by GE and Hitachi to serve the global nuclear industry.

  • "His suggestion that it is a misnomer to say that the ANC is benefiting from the deal with Eskom, as it is only investing in Hitachi, which is an international company, is ridiculous,"

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