flinders flinders  /f ˈlɪn dərz/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) British explorer who mapped the Australian coast (1774-1814)
  2. (n) bits and splinters and fragments

Usage(s):

  1. Alas, Anna also had a fiery temper -- not for nothing was she known as Whiplash Wallace -- and one night at a palace ball it blew their affair to flinders.
  2. Fishing craft were splintered, fishermen's shacks blown to flinders.

News

  1. Final Metallurgical Tests Yield Jumbo Flake Graphite and Enhanced Purity for Flinders' Woxna Graphite Project, Sweden

    Flinders Resources Limited . Mr. Martin McFarlane, President & CEO is pleased to provide an update on the metallurgical test programs and mine planning from the Woxna Graphite Project in Sweden.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Flinders Announces Results of AGM

    Flinders Resources Limited is pleased to announce that at the Company's Annual General Meeting of Shareholders held on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 , Messrs. Martin McFarlane, Michael Hudson, Mark Saxon, Nick ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "It is an honor for the Livestrong name to be associated with plans to build the state-of-the-art Centre for Innovation in Cancer at Flinders Medical Centre," Armstrong said in a statement.
    on Jan 23, 2009 By: Lance Armstrong Source: USA Today

  2. "Kangaroo Island is still open for business and tourists should not be deterred from visiting one of South Australia's treasures," Mr Pengilly said. "Fire has closed Flinders Chase National Park, Kelly Hill Caves and Seal Bay National Park...
    on Dec 9, 2007 By: Michael Pengilly Source: The Age

  3. Tonge said: "I'm grateful to the gaffer here for taking me, and also to Simon Davey at Barnsley for letting me come here, and hopefully I can show what I can do. I've spoken to a few people including Scott Flinders, and they have had nothing but...
    on Mar 20, 2007 By: Dale Tonge Source: sportnetwork.net

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