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Megger

(ˈmɛɡə)
n
(Electrical Engineering) trademark an instrument that generates a high voltage in order to test the resistance of insulation, etc
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Meggers' experience will be indispensable as Voxbone pushes further into the complex realm of enterprise infrastructures.
MEGGERS AND HER TRASCENDENTAL HEMISPHERIC DEDICATION TO LATIN AMERICAN ARCHAEOLOGY
The Rev David Meggers, a 38-year-old former sales executive, will be formally inducted at Elim Pentecostal Church in Holyhead on Friday.
A research associate at the Smithsonian Institute for over a half century now, Meggers investigates whether there is an intrinsic relationship between environmental conditions and cultural potential that would manifest itself in the independent emergence of similar adaptive configurations.
Archaeologist Betty Meggers of the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C., disagrees.
Meggers' 1971 book Counterfeit Paradise, which proposes that Amazonian Indians, after growing up to but not past the cultural limits sustainable by their environment, simply froze their society, living in exactly the same way for at least 2,000 years without innovation, acted upon by the land rather than acting on it.
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Meggers of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.
'I'm delighted that this new find fits into what we know about a number of other prehistoric human sites of about the same age in South America,' remarks Betty Meggers, an archaeologist at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.
"A full-scale investigation will be interesting, but of predominantly local significance," says Betty Meggers, a research associate at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., who specializes in South American archaeology.