trebuchet


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Synonyms for trebuchet

an engine that provided medieval artillery used during sieges

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The person who lands the job will support the assistant attractions and shows manager in the day-to-day operations of the team and of the trebuchet.
This was the last time a trebuchet was built for a battle.
This is a blend of malbec and both main cabernet grapes (sauvignon and franc) from a Western Cape winery that proudly exhibits a novelty siege engine (trebuchet).
A team from FertiLab Shop, a west Eugene manufacturing facility, brought a heavy-duty approach: a bike-powered, steel framework trebuchet built around an old printer's wheel.
"As the trebuchet is quite a size, when we were getting the pieces of it together, there were four of us big strong lads and we couldn't lift it in place.
Baserock Embedded Linux software has four primary components that include: Trove, an integrated source code control system that combines a Git-based repository and a service that converts upstream source to Git and synchronising upstream changes into the Baserock hosted repositories; Mason, a continuous integration and delivery service; Morph, a build system and workflow tool; and Trebuchet, a toolset for preparing and efficiently deploying system upgrades to devices.
Describing the launch phase, he outlines the workings of projectiles from a thrown rock to the javelin, staffsling, crossbow or trebuchet; through the history and chemistry of gunpowder and attendant small arms; to the techniques and strategies evolving from the advent of rifling, automatic weapons, large scale ordnance, and the pitfalls of recoil.
Trebuchet discovered by Federales catapulting pot into Arizona
[endif]-->@font-face { font-family: "Calibri"; }@font-face { font-family: "Trebuchet MS"; }.MsoChpDefault { font-size: 10pt; }div.Section1 { page: Section1; } Figures issued by the Commission shows that the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) increased by 3.4% compared to the same period in 2009, which means a 0.4% rise in prices.
<p><span style="font-family: 'Trebuchet MS'; font-size: 12pt;" mce_style="font-family: 'Trebuchet MS'; font-size: 12pt;">Defense and security company Saab (STO: SAABB) announced today the receipt of an order from FMV (the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration) regarding the integration of the active radar-guided Beyond Visual Range (BVR) missile, Meteor, for Gripen.
The machine Brielle's team has used most often over the years is a trebuchet (treb-yoo-SHAY), which uses a falling mass to throw an object (see Nuts & Bolts, below).
On 10 March 2008, the Engineering and Technology, Board (ETB) and the Smallpeice Trust challenged young people from five different schools across the capital to a Trebuchet Challenge in the Houses of Parliament as part of National Science and Engineering Week 2008.
He coordinated the college's Computer Integrated Manufacturing Program and was responsible for instituting the annual trebuchet contest that the college conducts for area high school students.
Experimenting with trebuchet reconstructions, just as other aspects of experimental archaeology, is essential to better understanding our past.
"Why is the trebuchet so popular among student?" Many of them