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holy cow

An exclamation of surprise, shock, or astonishment. Holy cow, the bill for that dinner is nearly $200! We won the lottery? Holy cow, that's amazing news!
See also: cow, holy

holy moley

An exclamation of surprise, shock, or astonishment. Holy moley, the bill for that dinner is nearly $200! We won the lottery? Holy moley, that's amazing news!
See also: holy, moley

holy cow

Also, holy mackerel or Moses or moly or smoke . An exclamation of surprise, astonishment, delight, or dismay, as in Holy cow, I forgot the wine, or Holy mackerel, you won! or Holy Moses, here comes the teacher! or Holy smoke, I didn't know you were here too. The oldest of these slangy expletives uses mackerel, dating from about 1800; the one with Moses dates from about 1850 and cow from about 1920. None has any literal significance, and moly is a neologism devised to rhyme with "holy" and possibly a euphemism for "Moses."
See also: cow, holy
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Since many shooters think the purpose of handloading is to increase velocity over factory loads, it seemed logical to assume the primary benefit of moly coating was to increase velocity.
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Hanlong Mining Investment Pty Ltd (Hanlong) will also provide a US$6 million junior subordinated loan on terms consistent with the SFA over the coming months to fulfill Hanlong's US$500 million commitment to Moly Mines.
Majority owner Hanlong Mining Investment will extend a USD6m loan to Moly Mines in the next months within its earlier commitment of USD500m.
Mercator Minerals Ltd, a diversified natural resource company, has completed the acquisition of Creston Moly Corporation.
Up until around March/ April this year, China was a net importer of moly, building up around 100m t of inventory; but it is now heading towards becoming a net exporter.
Finnish engineering and technology group Metso Corporation (OMX Helsinki: MEO1V) said on Friday (27 June) that its business area Metso Minerals has received an order for crushing and screening equipment from the Australian resources company Moly Mines Ltd.
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Moly Cop Steel has completed its purchase of AltaSteel Ltd.
Masters Gun Care is a new line of products that eschew low-grade synthetics, petroleum, chlorine, Teflon, moly and graphite in favor of high-quality ingredients.
The inside of each new Moly Inside Nut features a bonded coating of molybdenum disulfide that serves as a barrier between the threads of both the nut and the fitting body in a stainless steel tubing system to help prevent galling.
Moly is a naturally occurring mineral that is one of the slickest substances known to man.
From a good rest fire 10 to 15 shots-- with standard jacketed bullets, not moly coated-- and see where the actual point of impact settles down.
The shafts are made of chrome moly steel and are often hard chrome plated as well.