davit


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a crane-like device (usually one of a pair) for suspending or lowering equipment (as a lifeboat)

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Georgia's tight-head Davit Kubriashvili has been keeping Carl Hayman out of the Toulon side.
Georgian Defense Minister Davit Kezerashvili, a major advocate of the aggressive policy that led to disaster, was also an Israeli citizen, as was another cabinet minister.
Missiles from Georgia: An opposition Georgian politician running for mayor of Tbilisi has asserted that former Defense Minister Davit Kezerashvili bought missiles of an unidentified typ from Ukraine about two years ago and sold them to Iran.
CLER AND PRESENT DANGER: Davit Zirakishvilli tackles Leicester's Lewis Moody
lt;p>A storage space on the starboard side houses two scooters, with a portside davit capable of lifting them off the passerelle.
Delivering a speech, Georgia's Deputy Prime Minister Davit Tkeshelashvili said that Turkey was the first country that helped Georgia during the clashes between the country and Russia last August.
If you've ever been lowered from the davit of a "big deck" in a small boat, especially if you're afraid of heights, you know how unsettling it can be.
The Brig factory design team flew Down Under to measure the decks of locally-built boats and to evaluate the davit systems on the Australian market.
It has an arbitrary elastic seabed modeling capability and an extensive range of examples is provided with the software including examples for davit lift, DMA start-up, articulated stinger modeling and pipe-in-pipe modeling.
Two different types of covers, bolted or davit assembly, are available for the Model 91.
Touchdowns from Akvsenti Giorgadze, Irakli Machkhaneli, Davit Kacharava and 15 points from the boot of Merab Kvirikashvili in the Group D clash in Lens sealed the win over the Africans.
For example the maximum income allowed for one apartment was $83,000 while the income affi davit submitted by the tenant listed an income over $300,000.
Bourgoin struck with a try from the Georgian loose-head prop Davit Khinchagishvil, but Blues hit back six minutes into the second half when Nick Macleod grabbed his side's third try.
A six-point suspension system is used to hook it to a helicopter or davit for vertical extraction.
These doors, designed to lock and unlock in seconds, are available in different configurations that open from the top, bottom or side using vertical or horizontal slide systems, davit hinge and other styles.