from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Geol.) Designating, or pertaining to, the series of rocks forming the Taconic mountains in Western New England. They were once supposed to be older than the Cambrian, but later proved to belong to the Lower Silurian and Cambrian.


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  • "We are very excited to work with Taconic which is a world best in vivo technology company.

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  • It took me about 10 minutes, passing cars on the left and right, threading the needle on the Taconic's hairpin turns, until I finally was parallel with the driver loitering in the passing lane, this face of evil, of course chatting away with his car full of passengers as artlessly, and ignorant of the risks he was causing us "A" types to take, as if he was hanging out at his local tavern.

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  • According to Taconic's complaint, the firm began talks with Mountbatten in November 2010 and the parties exchanged drafts of the contract and "toasted to closing the deal together" in December.

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  • The deal raised the ire of another big-name investment firm, Taconic Investment Partners.

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  • Taconic, which was a finalist in the bidding, has filed a lawsuit in New York state court against the seller, Mountbatten Equities, alleging that the firm "cynically and duplicitously" used Taconic as a "stalking horse" bidder to increase the sale price.

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  • "In China, there's lots of money trying to meet a filial obligation, but there's no product," said Chris Alberti , a former Morgan Stanley banker in China who is advising Emeritus through his firm, Taconic Alliance LLC.

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  • The building was used largely as a storage facility until Taconic purchased it in 1997, and leased the 14th floor to Donny Deutsch 's advertising firm, which moved from a skinny Park Avenue South building.

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  • I had a theory I tested on Mr. Parris based on an experience I'd had on the Taconic State Parkway a few days earlier.

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  • Taconic is building a new boutique office building at 837 Washington St., where the company says rents could reach $80 to $90 a square foot on top floors.

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  • Taconic was the principal party and remained the principal party until the very end.

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