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Synonyms for lance

a long pointed rod used as a tool or weapon

an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish

a surgical knife with a pointed double-edged blade


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move quickly, as if by cutting one's way

pierce with a lance, as in a knights' fight

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open by piercing with a lancet

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The new NCG24-535 water jet lances are rated for applications requiring operating pressures of up to 24,000 psi and designed to reduce the chance of hose or fitting failure.
In 1980, Gary Galante wrote an article for American Indian Art Magazine entitled Crow Lance Cases or Sword Scabbards and effectively negates the title to his own article when he states: "It is possible that the design of Crow lance cases has always been symbolic.
One of the girls tried to speak out about Lance touching her at the time, but she was not believed.
Thanks to its multiple sales channel presence, Lance has been able to shift focus along with market trends.
She wanted marriage, she wanted children; and not that I didn't want that, but I didn't want that at that time because I had just gotten out of a marriage, I'd just had kids [Luke, 9, and twins Grace and Bella, 7]," Us weekly quoted Lance as stating in his book.
A leading advocate for cancer survivors, Lance was appointed to serve on the President's Cancer Panel, an advisory group that reports directly to the President about Americans and cancer.
The guy was super nice, but after an earful of back-in-the-day talk Jeff pointed across at Lance.
However, the characters of Lance and Red are not fully believable as 15-year-olds.
The law also covers contemporary library books and resources for school libraries after a study revealed that many library books were more than 15 years old--which did not include the fall of the Soviet Union, for example, Lance says.
And so on August 31, 2003, in Vancouver, at a ceremony officiated by my partner's sister, The Reverend Diane Baker, and Canadian member of parliament Svend Robinson, in front of family and friends--on our eighth anniversary--Lance Baker and I legally became husbands, lance will tell you I cried--really, I just had tears in my eyes.
The pair are said to be inseparable since five-time Tour de France champion and cancer survivor Lance, 31, split from his wife last month.
Also, for even higher energy input and increased foam depth, the post-combustion O injection rate into the slag can be increased and another lance can be used for either straight C injection or C plus lime injection.
Lance wears bizarre haircuts and even stranger clothes.
Lance Armstrong knew it was time to make the winning break.
Smith announces that it is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of Lance, Inc.