stinger


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Synonyms for stinger

a cocktail made of made of creme de menthe and brandy

a remark capable of wounding mentally

a portable low altitude surface-to-air missile system using infrared guidance and an impact fuse

a sharp organ of offense or defense (as of a wasp or stingray or scorpion) often connected with a poison gland

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a sharp stinging blow

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4, 4X strong treble hook is then haywire wrapped to the remaining end of the stinger wire.
With the emergence of unmanned aerial vehicles in the battlespace and the key role of helicopters, the evolved technology of air-to-air Stinger is easily adapted to defeat evolving threats," said Jack Elliot, Raytheon's Stinger program director.
Many in the United States credit the Stinger program with convincing the Soviet Union to withdraw from Afghanistan.
A concept for a Stinger replacement could begin to take shape as early as 2008, said Marine It.
The standard recommendation has long been to scrape or tease the stinger out of the skin carefully with the edge of a knife blade, fingernail or, nowadays, a credit card, and never to pinch, pluck or grab it.
The California team's further research suggests that it's important to get the stinger out quickly.
Mobius Power([TM]) is a smart solution that addresses many of the mobility and power issues associated with traditional corded mobile workstation technology," said Gary Coonan, President and CEO of Stinger Medical.
13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hearkening back to the glory days of purebred, affordable sports cars, Kia Motors America (KMA) today unveiled the brand's most aggressive concept car ever when wraps came off the GT4 Stinger at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS).
The scorpions have poisonous stingers, malting them dangerous and difficult prey to catch.
France Telecom is deploying the new Lucent Stinger solution because it offers the highest subscriber port density currently available.
While some details remain sketchy, this much is known: Stinger, which is based on Windows CE 3.
The Stinger was credited as being the single most influential weapon in forcing the Soviets to withdraw.
We are proud to be among this elite group of healthcare IT companies," said Gary Coonan, President and CEO of Stinger Medical.
The Stinger is best known for its Man-Portable Air-Defense System (MANPADS) variant, which gives the missile a surface-to-air capability, and these field trials prove that our competitors have yet to develop a MANPADS system that can truly outperform Stinger," said Mark Nicol, program director of Raytheon Missile Systems' Stinger program.
Based on BeOS, Stinger is fully customizable and supports popular streaming audio and video standards.