chaff


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Synonyms for chaff

Synonyms for chaff

to tease or mock good-humoredly

good-natured teasing

Synonyms for chaff

material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds

foil in thin strips

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be silly or tease one another

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A random chaff point is computationally distinguishable because it can include unrealistic values and is vulnerable to brute force attacks [7][19].
Chaff and flares are passive and defensive countermeasures to confuse and divert radar-guided or infrared-guided missiles fired by enemy aircraft, land launchpads and sites and vessels.
To learn more about Joel Chafetz and "The Chaff," visit www.
Also most indirect effects by fertile tillers on chaff Weight were applied.
Once in a while, a kind-hearted farmer felt sorry for this pile of chaff that crawled down from the hot tin at chore time.
But the problem with existing fiberglass chaff is that it is too big and too easy to detect, asserts Gassman.
A lot of us also have "maintenance" days and duties--when we do the cleaning, spraying, scraping, purging of chaff and creosote from our ducts and internal orifices.
That means your chaff dispenser is NMC until AVIM can repair it.
To make sense of all the complexity, there is an ever-growing need for dispassionate summaries that give outsiders a sense of the overall picture while sifting the wheat from the chaff.
What separates the wheat from the chaff are personality, leadership, networking, management potential--all those soft skills.
If Welch is such a great chaff separator, what are his sources for this statement?
During OIF, the DC-130A was deployed to a forward operating location where it was used to launch BQM-34 Firebee target drones near Baghdad, Iraq, dropping radar-jamming chaff and decoys to draw antiaircraft fire away from coalition strike aircraft.
At the same time we were installing jammers, we also installed chaff dispensers.
Like all incoming cadets, she must report in the summer prior to her first academic year in order to go through Beast, the grueling training designed to separate the wheat from the chaff.
But we certainly can select, interpret, and analyze the "news they need" from the mountains of chaff out there.