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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I have gathered a collection of timepieces that span three centuries in this Modern & Vintage Timepieces auction, including horological wonders such as the Val'ere Fusee Pocket Watch with a detailed enamel portrait painted by a single hair brush and an extremely rare Audemars Piguet Minute Repeater in titanium.
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.
2000 Fusee Merlot, California: Like its cabernet counterpart, this wine is lighter, fresh and has just the right amount of acidity.
Stakes were raised with the advent of radio in 1930s America, explained Ferdinando Fusee (Genoa University) in "Corporate Democracy on the Airwaves: Radio, Big Business and Public Discourse in the New Deal Era.
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.
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.
A French-patinated bronze, ormolu and white marble eight-day sculptural mantel clock, circa 1860, the face in the form of a globe flanked by a pair of putti plotting a position, sold for pounds 700, and a brass inlaid mahogany eight-day drop-dial timepiece, circa 1830, with single fusee movement, signed 'F.
The wonderfully creative brands Screw Kappa Napa, Fusee and Mia's Playground are recognized for their hip creative packaging and names," said Fredrickson.
Two days ago, I was looking for values of a Patek Philippe pocket watch with a fusee movement.
Depuis fevrier 2012, Pyongyang a effectue deux tirs de fusee (dont un reussi en decembre), consideres par les Occidentaux comme des essais deguises de missiles balistiques, un essai nucleaire qui lui a valu un nouveau train de sanctions a l'ONU, annonce le redemarrage de ses activites nucleaires et positionne des missiles de moyenne portee sur sa cote est.
The rest of the clocks include no fewer than 17 longcases, 11 carriage clocks, various French and other decorative mantel clocks and wall clocks including a drop-dial fusee example by J J Peters of Bristol (estimate pounds 700/900).
Under the plan, the Three Loose Screws Wine Company portfolio will include Mia's Playground, Screw Kappa Napa, Fusee, Pepperwood Grove, Aquinas Napa Valley, and Smoking Loon.
La venue de la fusee galloise de Tottenham serait tout simplement [beaucoup moins que]une question d'honneur[beaucoup plus grand que] pour la Casa Blanca et en particulier le president Florentino Perez.
Au cours des quatre derniers mois, Pyongyang a reussi a lancer dans l'espace une fusee --un tir assimilie a celui d'un missile par Washington et ses allies-- et a conduit un 3e essai nucleaire.
Randy Fusee, Global Apptitude LLC partner, sees this trend continuing.