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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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Silverback Exploration is a San Antonio-based, independent oil and gas company focused on the pursuit of leasing and drilling opportunities in domestic resource plays, both conventional and unconventional.
The Silverback gets the same hand-fitting found in the company's top of the line Valor series.
"Our Planet'' predecessor "Planet Earth'' was created by Silverback for the BBC network in Britain and was a hit for Discovery channel in America when it aired in 2007.
Silverback is a Mac-based software tool that enables the recording, analysis, editing, and playback of usability testing sessions (Clearleft Ltd., 2015).
A new silverback gorilla called Kumbuka has arrived at London Zoo and has already been spotted 'flirting' with females Mjukuu and Effie.
It promises to be a visual feast, with images of silverback mountain gorillas deep in the Congolese rainforest, the tallest sand dunes in the world and the remote tribes of Ethiopia's Omo Valley.
O'Shea is a bit of a favourite at Outlook Towers, and when the 'Silverback' came out to meet and greet the fans after his last-16 win, OTB was straight in for an autograph and picture with the great man.
Silverback Solar, a subsidiary of RoofScreen Manufacturing, has named David 'Lad' Wallace as its COO, effective immediately.
Male gorillas grow a silverfish back hair as they grow older, and so they claim the name silverback. Each gorilla group is led by one silverback who is dubbed the alpha male.
A SILVERBACK gorilla who walks like a man has become a big attraction at a wild animal park.
A hand-canned American-style pale ale made with grains of paradise has been released by the Wynkoop Brewery of Denver, CO, Fifty-percent of all profits from the sale of the new Silverback Pale Ale go to the Denver-based Mountain Gorilla Conservation Fund (MGCF).
London, Mar 4 (ANI): NASA has revealed a picture showing what appears to be a giant silverback gorilla on Mars.