stone plant


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liv′ing stones′


n., pl. living stones.
any of various succulent plants of the genus Lithops, native to Africa, having solitary yellow or white flowers and thick leaves that resemble stones. Also called lithops, stone plant.
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Noun1.stone plant - any plant of the genus Lithops native to Africa having solitary yellow or white flowers and thick leaves that resemble stonesstone plant - any plant of the genus Lithops native to Africa having solitary yellow or white flowers and thick leaves that resemble stones
genus Lithops - genus of stemless South African succulents
succulent - a plant adapted to arid conditions and characterized by fleshy water-storing tissues that act as water reservoirs
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Our portion of the cost to upgrade the Big Stone plant is estimated to be in the range of $95-105 million and is due to be completed in 2015.
Work has included building a new coated stone plant on behalf of Jobling Purser Ltd for its Paradise Works site on Scotswood Road in Blaydon; two DEFRA River Improvement Fund fish easement projects on the Lumley Park Burn, Chester-le-Street and Bedburn in Hamsterley Forest; and an extension to the car park at Nissan's Sunderland site.
John believes the statue may have been stolen to order, along with two antique stone plant pots worth pounds 200 which were taken from a nearby garden.
Seven of the region's electric utilities propose building Big Stone II, a 600-megawatt power plant adjacent to the existing Big Stone Plant near Milbank, S.
Of the metal-nonmetal inspections, three aggregates operations were targeted, a Luck Stone plant, a Knife River plant and an R&R Wash Materials plant, resulting in only a combined six citations and zero orders.
4 million in increased fuel-clause adjustment (FCA) revenues mainly related to an increase in purchased power costs in the fourth quarter of 2007 to replace generation lost during a scheduled major maintenance shutdown of Big Stone Plant.
Torrance, 21 times a Tour winner, believes the collision he had with a heavy stone plant pot at the Belfry during the 1993 English Open is to blame for his current problems.
Grauer illustrated this concept by sharing a story about a Luck Stone plant manager who gathered a team of hourly associates to help interview and select a new mechanic for the plant.
He fractured his sternum when he collided with a stone plant pot while sleep-walking at one event.
and Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency jointly announced an agreement to build a new electric generating plant on the site of the existing Big Stone Plant near Milbank, South Dakota.
In a joint announcement today officials from Otter Tail Power Company, Central Minnesota Municipal Power Agency, Great River Energy, Heartland Consumers Power District, Hutchinson Utilities Commission, and Missouri River Energy Services reported that the companies are investigating the feasibility of another electric generating plant on the site of the existing Big Stone Plant near Milbank, South Dakota.
Otter Tail Corporation (Nasdaq: OTTR) CEO John MacFarlane announced today that Otter Tail Power Company has entered a two-year business development study to investigate the feasibility of another electric generating plant on the site of the existing Big Stone Plant near Milbank, S.