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n. pl. cu·be·wan·os
A Kuiper belt object that is far enough away from Neptune that its orbit around the sun is not strongly affected by Neptune's gravity.

[From respelling and alteration of QB1 (in (15760) 1992 QB1, the provisional designation given to the first trans-Neptunian Kuiper belt object discovered after Pluto and Charon) + -o.]
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DESIGNING and manufacturing a rotary power plant for a new generation of military appliances might seem like an intimidating task even for a large group of engineers, but that is exactly what a small design team at Sutton Coldfield-based engine maker Cubewano has done.
Shaun Addy from Midland engine maker Cubewano has been lauded by his peers, scooping the title of Design Engineer of the Year at the British Engineering Excellence Awards (BEEA).
Sutton Coldfield engine maker Cubewano is developing an enviable reputation for innovation.
Cubewano Cubewano is introducing two new engines for small UAVs, the Banshee 34, in air- and liquid-cooled versions.
It was only observed over a 64 day arc and is classed as a cubewano or scattered disk object.
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Manufacturers exhibiting at the event included medal and uniform accessory manufacturer Firmin and Sons, cycle accessories brand Brooks England and engine manufacturers Cubewano, and many others.
BIRMINGHAM, England -- British engine maker Cubewano has created Hornet - a lightweight portable generator weighing just 28lb and producing one kilowatt of power.
Cubewano, small engine maker The hosts will be MPs Gisela Stuart (Lab Edgbaston), John Hemming (Lib Dem Yardley) and Andrew Mitchell (Con Sutton Coldfield).
Alongside his engineering responsibilities at Cubewano, Addy heads the development department, mentoring and managing all development staff.
Engine-maker Cubewano has appointed Professor Peter Bryanston-Cross to help reduce fuel consumption by increasing combustion efficiency in its products.
WASHINGTON -- Cubewano will reveal dramatically reduced fuel consumption figures in its lightweight heavy fuel rotary engines at AUVSI's Unmanned Systems North America 2011.