flail


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Synonyms for flail

Synonyms for flail

to swing about or strike at wildly

to beat (plants) with a machine or by hand to separate the grain from the straw

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Synonyms for flail

an implement consisting of handle with a free swinging stick at the end

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move like a flail

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Under the Video column, click on M160 Flail CB Operators Video (ARMY).
QUESTIONS have been asked about why the Second World War solution of armoured vehicles with flails are not used by our brave soldiers to clear Afghanistan roadways of bombs.
Key Words: flail chest, nonaccidental trauma, child abuse, shaken baby syndrome
The two flail tanks next to us were hit and they went up in flames.
When the container is flail, the Safe-T-Ring is removed and the cap is screwed onto the unit for a securely locked seal.
In this small classic, redemption is a flail grace Mac Sledge is afraid to lean on.
The arm is strong enough to pick up the 100,000-kilogram space station and flail it around," Col.
Heretics are imprisoned in flaming sarcophagi, corrupt clergy flail upside down in holes, flatterers wallow in sluices of pitch-black excrement.
Prior Information Notice: Versatile tool carrier with a flail mower and winter superstructures.
OPERATORS, THE M160 LIGHT FLAIL ROBOTIC SYSTEM HAS UNIQUE VEHICLE CHARACTERISTIC YOU NEED TO KEEP IN MIND WHILE CLEARING ANTI-PERSONNEL MINES FROM FIELDS, ROADS AND URBAN AREAS.
Braham, he added, had caused "unpleasant" injuries with the rice flail that left Tammy Miller needing hospital treatment.
Of the three circuit courts that have ruled on this issue (discussed below), two agreed with the Tax Court, but one allowed a flail deduction for such fees.
This lightweight flail for clearing shallow-buried or surface-laid AP mines is the result of extensive research and development projects related to soil/machine interactions and accumulated experience in field machinery for mine breaching and cleaning.
Writes The Washington Post's Andrew Beyer, "he put Kayak II under visible restraint and didn't use his whip, while [Seabiscuit's jockey] Pollard continued to flail Seabiscuit.