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(physiology) a shortening or tensing of a part or organ (especially of a muscle or muscle fiber)

the process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together

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In the very next paragraph, however, the AFI states that "the AOC enables the JFACC to exercise operational-level C2 of air and space forces.
are confident that this partnership with Trigon for AOC monitors will help us increase our penetration in the marketplace and allow existing and new channel partners
We are excited to expand our relationship with Trigon, who is also our distribution partners for our group company MMD, the brand license partner for Philips monitors in the region," said Vineeth Sebastian, Regionals Sales Director-MEA, AOC.
Recently, KACST in collaboration with the Ministry of Defense organized the AOC 3rd Symposium for electronic warfare and accompanying exhibition at its headquarters in Riyadh.
Our new relationship with AOC and MMD will not only bolster our product offerings, but will also open new business avenues.
This latest product from AOC is a large-screen, resource-friendly, mercury-free monitor in a timelessly classic design that is equally suitable for home and office use"
Examine importance of branding and role of offshore manufacturing in the AOC space.
Another provision calls for all remaining personnel in the grades of major through colonel who are currently classified as transportation, ordnance, and quartermaster officers to be reclassified to AOC 90A and retain their basic branch as the secondary AOC position of the military occupational specialty code.
The goal did not dampen the spirits of AOC as they continued their attack.
Summary: Afaq Ahmed joins AOC as new Country Sales Manager for Saudi Arabia .
Emmi's Kaltbach Le Gruyere AOC took home two gold awards at the International Cheese Awards in Nantwich, with a third gold for Emmi's Le Gruyere AOC Slices.
AOC thus returns to its base, The Hague, from where it began operating in 1952.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-18 February 2009-Japanese AOC Holdings buys a 10% stake in Norwegian oil field YME(C)1994-2009 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
Since the July 8, 2008, CVC hearing, the project has passed a significant milestone--the fire marshal's issuance of a temporary certificate of occupancy--and although issues in certain CVC and expansion space work remain, AOC expects to have the project ready for opening on December 2, 2008, as scheduled.