myriad myriad  /ˈmɪ ri əd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a large indefinite number
  2. (n) the cardinal number that is the product of ten and one thousand
  3. (adj) too numerous to be counted

Usage(s):

  1. There are myriad reasons why I refused to play for the local club, chief amongst them was that I did not know how to play.
  2. The old and unsightly car came with a myriad of problems.

News

  1. Myriad Genetics Stock Plunges After Supreme Court Loss

    The stock of Myriad Genetics plunged after the Supreme Court rejected its effort to patent a human gene mutation that is linked to cancer and is common among Ashkenazi Jews. Click here for the rest of the article...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Forward

  2. Myriad Genetics upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at JMP Securities

    JMP Securities upgraded Myriad citing valuation and said the Supreme Court decision removes an overhang.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Theflyonthewall.com via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Myriad Genetics confirms Supreme Court upholds cDNA patent claims

    Myriad Genetics said the Supreme Court of the United States upheld its patent claims on complementary DNA, or cDNA. However, the Court ruled that five of Myriad's claims covering isolated DNA were not ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Theflyonthewall.com via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "The world is going wireless, and we must not fall behind. This new era in global technology leadership will only happen if there is adequate spectrum available to support the forthcoming myriad of wireless devices, networks, and applications that...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: AFP

  2. "The New Jersey hall should serve as a reminder that the people of New Jersey strive for excellence and engage in myriad productive and rewarding activities that help society and give back to mankind," Corzine said.
    on Feb 2, 2009 By: Jon S Corzine Source: International Herald Tribune

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