Abietite - definition of Abietite by The Free Dictionary
|n.||1.||(Chem.) A substance resembling mannite, found in the needles of the common silver fir of Europe (Abies pectinata).|
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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It followed the launch of an operation - codenamed Abietite
- in February 2003, focusing on Chatha's activities smuggling Sikhs from the Punjab through Paris and into the UK.
It followed the launch of an operation, codenamed Abietite
, in February 2003 which focused on Chatha's activities as he smuggled Sikhs via Paris.
The operation - code named Abietite
-was part of an investigation to target an alleged international immigration ring.