blowpipe


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Synonyms for blowpipe

a tube that directs air or gas into a flame to concentrate heat

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a tube through which darts can be shot by blowing

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In accordance with the British Ministry of Defence's November 1986 specifications Short Brothers are to build three versions: * A shoulder-fired system as a replacement for the Blowpipe and Javelin * A version equipped with a lightweight launcher carrying three ready-to-fire rounds * An eight-tube vehicle-mounted launcher to accompany mechanized units.
They are examining CCTV footage from the shop, which has sold 30 blowpipes in eight months.
The killing machine; A Blowpipe missile being fired in the last Gulf War; Planes are targets; A lethal Soviet-made anti-aircraft missile; A TEACHER IN TERROR: SAS soldier ready
The giant Malaysian orangutan weighed in at 130 lbs (60kg) and it took tranquilliser darts fired by a zookeeper through a blowpipe, to subdue him before he could cause any further damage.
sightings caused London The giant Malaysian orangutan weighed in at 130 lbs (60kg) and it took tranquilliser darts, fired by a zookeeper through a blowpipe, to subdue him before he could cause any further damage.
So when the crew at the Cornerstone Glass studio in Eugene's Whiteaker neighborhood said they'd open up some space if he wanted to set up a "glory hole" - which in art circles refers to the furnace where molten glass is stored until it is removed with a hollow steel tube, or blowpipe, and formed into its final shape - he was interested.
council estate has eaten more pasties by his 40th birthday than all the members of the Amazon Delta's Ecora Ecora tribe put together (but hasn't killed as many monkeys with a blowpipe.
A student warily manipulates a glowing bulb of glass on a blowpipe.
Before they were done, some 1,000 of the enemy troops were executed by poisoned blowpipe darts, with many of their heads smoked, dried and hung on poles.
Mr Taylor said: "The concept of pressure was explored using a blowpipe, a giant manometer and the vacuum bazooka.
Also included in the task force was an enhanced "T" Battery (Shah Shiyah's Troop) 12 Air Defense Regiment, Royal Artillery, with Rapier and Blowpipe antiaircraft missiles.
But the real kick is in using the tribe's main hunting weapon, the blowpipe.
Prisoners have turned everyday items into weapons, including toothbrushes turned into knives, a blowpipe with deadly darts and a toilet brush sharpened to make a spear.
They smear the blowpipe needle with a poisonous mixture that paralyses or kills the lured animals.