Gorilla


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Gorilla

A company that has the greatest market share in a particular industry without having a monopoly. A gorilla usually has greater leeway in its decisions; for example, it may charge a higher price for its products without fear of losing too much business. Large companies, such as Wal-Mart or Microsoft, are considered gorillas.
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Under the agreement, the Health Gorilla Clinical Network will allow independent doctors and nurses to access Scripps' stored patient data to avoid repeat tests, lower costs, and help eliminate errors in care.
He said: "The original spoon gorilla was designed and created as a result of a challenge I was set by Uri Geller.
Gorilla Capital of Coos County 4 LLC, Tanja Baker, 1400 High St.
Coun Curtis, who is an environmental campaigner, said: "Why not do something a little different this year by taking part in the 2008 London Great Gorilla Run?
They're my favorite -- right now, they're the hottest things at the zoo," said Jonathan Resendez, 31, of Los Angeles, who arrived Monday with his family to see the month-old Campo Gorilla Reserve exhibit.
On December 22, 1956, a three-and-a-half-pound baby gorilla made history.
Despite being pro-choice, pro-gun control, and pro-gay marriage, positions that go against fundamental GOP tenets, Giuliani is the 800-pound gorilla in a crowded field of dogmatic loyalists.
Between 2001 and 2005, Ebola virus ravaged the gorilla population in a remote section of equatorial Africa.
The researchers tracked gorilla groups in and around the Lossi sanctuary in the Republic of Congo.
W E ARE crouching low in a bamboo forest 3,000 metres up the side of an active volcano when the world's largest silverback gorilla comes crashing through without warning.
Made with three heavy-duty wheels to aid transportation, the Gorilla bag (42"X16"X16") is ideal for team equipment or individual sporting gear, according to the company.