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(tä-ē′nō) also Tai·no (tī′nō)
n. pl. Taíno or Taínos also Taino or Tai·nos
1. A member of an Arawak people of the Greater Antilles and the Bahamas whose culture was destroyed by genocide, epidemics, and assimilation under Spanish colonization in the early 1500s.
2. The language of this people.

[Spanish, of American Indian origin.]


npl -nos or -no
1. (Peoples) a member of an American Indian people of the Greater Antilles and the Bahamas
2. (Languages) the language of this people, belonging to the Arawakan family


(ˈtaɪ noʊ)

n., pl. -nos, (esp. collectively) -no.
1. a member of an American Indian people of the Greater Antilles and the Bahamas.
2. the extinct Arawakan language of the Taino.
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primero hay que tener en cuenta que este aspecto se desarrolla en Paradiso y se concreta en Oppiano Licario, por medio de la cercania gradual entre Ynaca Eco y Jose cemi.
CEMI noted that, in current mining operations, all five steps of the development cycle are separate, executed sequentially and require specific equipment.
Jose Oliver presents a detailed analysis of the cemi in pre-Columbian Caribbean culture and of the vital contribution of cemiism to the proper functioning of native culture and power structures.
La metafora es suplantacion y relacion, como destaca Ruiz Barrionuevo, como por ejemplo, el caso de Oppiano Licario y su habilidad para medir el tiempo en casa de Jorge Cochrane, o bien la situacion comun a Licario y a Cemi, pues en ambos casos sufren la muerte de su madre.
En Paradiso ese horizonte se abre con la extincion del Coronel Cemi, sol que centraba el sistema de las dos familias unidas en matrimonio.
A new retractable steel canopy developed by CEMI, for example, should allow mining contractors to almost double the speed at which they create underground tunnels.
Yesterday: Linda, Hamburg; Linda, Felixstowe; Safmarine Akwaba, Nantes; Salmon, Fawley; Cemi, St Petersburg; Dutch Engineer, Gothenburg; Dutch Engineer, State; Dutch Engineer, Europort; Fast Catrien, Flixborough; Norsky, Zeebrugge; Seaheritage, Rotterdam.
CEMI is also exploring new techniques to support underground tunnels, which will help make mines safer, and more productive as they go deeper.
Last January, CEMI received a $15-million grant from the federal government's Business-led Networks of Centres of Excellence program to pursue research to make ultra-deep mining - deeper than 2.
Other aspects of the rapid development system envisioned by CEMI still being researched include a continuous mucking solution, a redesigned jumbo with a third boom for explosives loading and a narrow crusher which would be installed at some point along a still to be determined material conveyance system.
Vale and Xstrata Nickel were already developing VOD technology in their respective mines, but the collaboration with CEMI provided additional testing, monitoring and modelling opportunities.
CEMI, founded in 2007, helps small businesses achieve success in projects that improve efficiency in mine (development, advance sustainability and increase safety.