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Synonyms for firefly

tropical American click beetle having bright luminous spots

nocturnal beetle common in warm regions having luminescent abdominal organs

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Firefly also has LiFi patents in the automotive and transportation sector.
We're proud to have supplied the custom lighting for it,' explains Jhie Greenwood, Trade Marketing Manager for Firefly LED.
The Firefly offers perfect safety features for fitness enthusiasts who like to run at night.
That changed in 1992 when Faust read an article by Cornell University mathematician Steven Strogatz detailing the synchronous behavior of certain Asian firefly species.
The number of flashes per minute depends on the kind of firefly.
Some of the most impressive firefly shows involve the synchronous flashing of thousands of insects.
How many firefly sightings did Nebraska (NE) have in June 2015?
Under the deal, Firefly will initially place its 'FY' flightcode on MAB flights from Kuala Lumpur Int'l to Kota Kinabalu, Kuching, Labuan and Penang with further destinations to roll-out in future.
Firefly Space Systems said it has successfully tested its first rocket engine, Firefly Rocket Engine Research 1 (FRE-R1).
Maybe, but don't tell that to Peter, a young boy who befriends one special Cricket and Firefly.
In this paper in order to minimize the cost of processing time a firefly scheduling algorithm is proposed to schedule tasks in cloud computing environments.
22 January 2015 - UK-based life science research tools supplier Abcam plc (AIM: ABC) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the entire issued share capital of US-based Firefly BioWorks Inc on a cash-free/debt-free basis for GBP 18.
The most popular of the handset is Firefly, which uses the phone's built-in camera and recognizes over 100 million different objects, including DVDs, phone numbers, QR codes, CDs, URLs, games and bar codes.
Sorsogon City --Aside from butanding (whale sharks) interaction, Donsol town local officials are now promoting firefly watching at the Donsol and Ogud Rivers as a major tourism destination in town.
21 October 2013 - US biotech Firefly BioWorks said last week it had inked a collaboration with EMD Millipore, the life science arm of German Merck KGaA (FRA:MRK), under which EMD Millipore will head global distribution of the Firefly microRNA Assay.