fusee


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a spirally grooved spindle in a clock that counteracts the diminishing power of the uncoiling mainspring

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a colored flare used as a warning signal by trucks and trains

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a friction match with a large head that will stay alight in the wind

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any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant

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Deutsch & Sons 7 20 Fairview/Spice Route Vineyard Brands 11 30 MacMurry Ranch E & J Gallo Winery -- 6 Jackaroo Click Wine Group -- -- Aquinas Don Sebastiani & Sons -- -- Fusee Don Sebastiani & Sons -- 6 '03/'04 Brand 2003 2004 p % Chg Yellow Tail 4,300 6,500 51.
C'etait le cas par exemple le 24 septembre dernier, quand le republicain avait directement apostrophe le leader nord-coreen Kim Jong-un, le traitant de [beaucoup moins que] petit homme fusee [beaucoup plus grand que].
Key to its accuracy is the fusee movement, a cone-shaped pulley wound with a chain, not unlike that found on a bicycle, attached to the mainspring barrel.
Depuis un an, Pyongyang a effectue deux tirs de fusee (dont un reussi en decembre) consideres par les Occidentaux comme des essais deguises de missiles balistiques, et un essai nucleaire (le 12 fevrier dernier) qui lui a valu un nouveau train de sanctions a l'ONU.
Some clocks also sold above expectation, a classic 18th century brass-mounted double pad top bracket with twin fusee movement, and signed Jn.
Several very nice Vienna wall clocks, the ones with weights to drive them are the best usually, some fusee movement circular wall clocks, drop-dial clocks and many American Ansonia clocks.
Early clocks had fusee movements with verge escapements, and this early form continued until the end of the Georgian period when it was entirely superseded by the technically superior anchor escapement.
Les lettres intimes disent ainsi toute la fragilite de Flora Tristan et sa soif d'amour, telle la fusee qu'elle lance au peintre et graveur Travies, le 28 aout 1839 : << Mon etre est un gouffre, un monstre que rien ne saurait rassasier >>, formule que son petit-fils Paul Gauguin n'aurait certes pas reniee (27, 119).
2000 Fusee Cabernet Sauvignon, California: This lighter cabernet is crisp, but not tart, with nice blackberry fruit.
He managed and grew the following wine brands; Pepperwood Grove, Apoyo, Fusee, and Quatro for twenty-four states, and introduced Smoking Loon, achieving 150,000 cases in the brand's first year.
La Coree du Nord a procede avec succes a un essai au sol d'un nouveau et puissant moteur de fusee a la base de lancement de Sohae (ouest), a annonce hier l'agence officielle nord-coreenne KCNA.
Quelques jours apres l'explosion d'une fusee qui devait ravitailler la Station spatiale internationale sort "Interstellar", une ode a la conquete de l'espace realisee par Christopher Nolan et portee par Matthew McConaughey.
cased In about 1726, John Harrison enhanced the accuracy of the fusee even further by adding a maintaining power spring to keep his marine chronometers running during winding.
Fusee es un muchacho sensible y lo suficientemente temeroso como para convertirse en un criminal, pero tambien muy inteligente como para conformarse con los trabajitos mal pagados con los que sobrevive.