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

  • A city of western California north of San Jose. It is an industrial center in a truck-farming region. Population: 64,300.


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  • l marveled over the changes in Milpitas since I'd left California three years ago.

    Reverse culture shock

  • But it also will boost up-and-coming players at the other end of the spectrum, such as Milpitas-based

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  • I bet he's goin 'yet. Ah' when he gets back to Milpitas, or Sleepy Hollow, or wherever he hangs out, an 'tells how the boys does things in Oakland, it's dollars to doughnuts they won't be a rube in his district that'd come to town to drive if they offered ten dollars an hour.


  • The Milpitas, Calif. company sprung from the spinoff of the manufacturing operations of Advanced Micro Devices Inc., and was later combined with Singapore-based Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing Ltd.

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  • Shares in Milpitas, Calif.-based Nanometrics soared nearly 29% and options volume also surged as bullish call options traded heavily.

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  • In tests by Cetecom Inc., a Milpitas, Calif., unit of Germany's Cetecom GmbH that tests radiation levels in cellphones, the case was found to reduce radiation from U.S. phones to a simulated model of the human head by 60% to 82%, Pong says.

    Cut Phone Radiation

  • SanDisk, based in Milpitas, Calif., manufactures flash-memory in a joint venture with Toshiba.

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  • The Milpitas, Calif.-based company makes semiconductor chips used in storage and telecommunications equipment, as well as other products.

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  • The 47-year-old resident of Gilroy said he was laid off in December from contract manufacturer Flextronics International Ltd. in Milpitas.

    Uneven Growth as Region Revives

  • Brown also appeared at a new solar manufacturing plant in Milpitas, where he signed legislation requiring that 33% of California's electric power come from renewable resources by the end of 2020.

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