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(French obɛrvilje)
(Placename) an industrial suburb of Paris, on the Seine. Pop: 63 136 (1999). Former name: Notre-Dame-des-Vertus


(oʊ bɛr viˈlyeɪ)

a town in N France, a suburb of Paris. 72,997.
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Patent 9,018,292 (April 28, 2015), "Heat-Stabilized Polyamide Composition," Stephane Jeol, Thierry Badel, Hae-Young Kim, and Franco Speroni (Rhodia Operations, Aubervilliers, France).
Alban Sauret of CNRS in Aubervilliers, France, and colleagues report February 24 in Physics of Fluids that bubbles can calm sloshing liquid.
This upcoming Friday and Saturday Beit Jala, in conjunction with her international sister cities Jena and Bergisch Gladbach, Germany, Aubervilliers France and Prague, Czech Republic will be holding an International Peace Festival for a Just Peace and Hopeful Future.
So I thought of recreating the mirhab which creates a better environment for meditation in isolation," Aubervilliers Imam Hassen Bounamcha told Le Parisien newspaper.
The musician performed before 200 fans at a private gig in Aubervilliers, France to offer a sneak preview of the shows, which start in France on April 17 before wrapping up in Germany on July 19.
In a bid to develop self-cleaning windows and windshields, Christophe Peroz at the French National Centre for Scientific Research in Aubervilliers has developed a quicker and cheaper technique to reproduce the microstructures on butterfly wings, which repel water and dirt.
7,105,230; Dominique Dupuis, Patrice Lacombe and Joel Varlet, assignors to Rhodia Chimie, Aubervilliers, France.
Thomas Hirschhorn, an artist based in Aubervilliers, France, will present 24h Foucault, a project at the Palais de Tokyo, Paris, this month.
Two others were slightly injured by the crane, which fell on to two buildings and a covered market in Aubervilliers, in the Seine-Saint-Denis area.
US Patent 8,287,509 (October 16, 2012), "Hydrophilized Compositions comprising normally Hydrophobic Thermoplastic Polymers/Anionic Surfactants and Articles Shaped therefrom," Daniel Joubert, Marc Balastre, and Antoine Guiu (Rhodia Recherches et Technologies, Aubervilliers, France).
Contract notice: Supply of vehicles for the city of aubervilliers.
Contract notice: Feasibility Studies And Program For The Redevelopment Of The District Court Of Aubervilliers