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ark ruffian

obsolete A criminal who boards and plunders waterborne ships (i.e., arks), usually with the aid of one or more of its crew, sometimes resulting in the murder of its passengers. Aye, but the waters are treacherous these days, and the ark ruffians make even the most placid trip a journey to be wary of.
See also: ark

be out of the ark

  (British & Australian)
to be very old-fashioned My granny's hat was straight out of the ark.
See also: ark, of, out

went/had gone out with the ark

  (British & Australian humorous)
if an object or method went out with the ark, it is not used any more These old manual printing presses went out with the ark - everything's computerized these days.
See also: ark, gone, out


n. an old car. Why don’t you get rid of that old ark and get something that’s easier to park?
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Figure 14: ARKS Therapeutics Market, The UK, Revenue ($'000), 2005-2010 24
Figure 16: ARKS Therapeutics Market, Japan, Revenue ($'000), 2005-2010 26
Figure 19: Opportunity and Unmet Need in the ARKS Therapeutics Market, 2010 29
Figure 20: ARKS Therapeutics - Strategic Competitor Assessment, 2010 30
Figure 21: ARKS Therapeutics - Pipeline by Phase of Development, (%), 2010 37
Figure 22: ARKS Therapeutics - Technology Trends Analytic Framework, 2011 39
Figure 23: ARKS Therapeutics - Technology Trends Analytic Framework - Description, 2011 40
Figure 24: ARKS Therapeutics - Pipeline by Mechanism of Action, (%), 2011 41
Figure 27: ARKS Therapeutics - Clinical Trials by Status, (%), 2011 44