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  • 1 AIM-120 AMRAAM — An AIM 120 AMRAAM mounted on the wingtip station of a General Dynamics F 16 Fighting Falcon Type Medium range, active radar homing air to air missile …

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  • 2 aim — vb 1 point, *direct, level, train, lay Analogous words: bend, *curve, twist 2 Aim, aspire, pant all may mean to have as a controlling desire something beyond one’s present power of attainment. Aim stresses a clearly defined end toward which one’s …

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  • 3 effort — [n] work, exertion accomplishment, achievement, act, aim, application, aspiration, attempt, battle, crack*, creation, deed, discipline, drill, elbow grease*, endeavor, energy, enterprise, essay, exercise, feat, fling*, force, go*, industry,… …

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  • 4 AIM-9 Sidewinder — Infobox Weapon is missile=yes name=AIM 9 Sidewinder caption= origin= United States type=Short range air to air missile used by= manufacturer=Nammo Raytheon Company Ford Aerospace Loral Corp. unit cost=US$85,000 propellant= production… …

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  • 5 effort */*/*/ — UK [ˈefə(r)t] / US [ˈefərt] noun Word forms effort : singular effort plural efforts Metaphor: When you put a lot of effort into doing something, it is like using a part of your body. Does she have the backbone to stand up to them? Or will she… …

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  • 6 AIM-4 Falcon — Infobox Weapon is missile=yes name=AIM 4 Falcon caption=A pair of AIM 4D Falcons in the weapons bay of the F 102 Delta Dagger fighter origin= type= used by= manufacturer= unit cost= propellant= production date= service= engine= engine power=… …

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  • 7 aim */*/*/ — I UK [eɪm] / US noun Word forms aim : singular aim plural aims Metaphor: An aim or purpose that you want to achieve is like a place that you want to get to or a target that you want to hit. I haven t yet reached my goal. ♦ They are making every… …

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  • 8 effort*/*/*/ — [ˈefət] noun 1) [C/U] an attempt to do something that is difficult or involves hard work Detectives are talking to other witnesses in an effort to find out more about the girl.[/ex] I ve made an effort to drink less tea and coffee.[/ex] The… …

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  • 9 aim — I. verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French aesmer & esmer; Anglo French aesmer, from a (from Latin ad ) + esmer to estimate, from Latin aestimare Date: 14th century intransitive verb 1. to direct a course; specifically to point a weapon …

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  • 10 AIM-68 Big Q — The AIM 68 is an American air to air missile design. It never entered production.OverviewThe Big Q began life in 1963 as a replacement for the AIR 2 Genie rocket. The Genie was unguided, and had generally poor flight performance characteristics.… …

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  • 11 aim — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. purpose, intention, goal, end. v. point, direct; aspire to, try for. See direction. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. intention, object, plan; see purpose 1 . See Synonym Study at purpose . • take aim, Syn.… …

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  • 12 effort — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. exertion, endeavor; strain, stress, attempt; achievement; informal, push. See action. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The act of striving] Syn. exertion, endeavor, industry, labor, pains, trouble, force, toil …

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  • 13 aim — I. v. a. Direct, level, point. II. n. 1. Direction, course, bearing, tendency, bent, proclivity. 2. Intention, intent, purpose, design, scheme, reason, view, object, end, scope, drift, target, mark, goal, point, final cause, endeavor, effort,… …

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  • 14 aim — v 1. point, direct, draw or get a bead on, sight, focus, zero in on, beam, prepare to fire; position, mark, peg, level, train. 2. plan, design, propose, purpose, resolve; intend, tend toward, have in mind, have in view, mean. •3. strive toward,… …

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  • 15 effort — n 1. exertion, striving, impulse, conatus, nisus; struggle, strain, stress, application, exercitation; trouble, pains, grind, push; work, labor, toil, travail, industry; sweat of one s brow, Inf. elbow grease, muscle, back; practice, discipline,… …

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  • 16 take aim — verb point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards (Freq. 1) Please don t aim at your little brother! He trained his gun on the burglar Don t train your camera on the women Take a swipe at one s opponent …

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  • 17 Motorola 88000 — M88000 Designer Motorola Bits 32 bit Introduced 1988 Design RISC Type Register Register Encoding Fixed …

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  • 18 ambitious — adj. 1 determined to be successful VERBS ▪ be, seem ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly, very, etc. ▪ highly …

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  • 19 laudable — laud|a|ble [ lɔdəbl ] adjective FORMAL deserving to be praised or admired: a laudable aim/effort/performance …

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  • 20 laudable — UK [ˈlɔːdəb(ə)l] / US [ˈlɔdəb(ə)l] adjective formal deserving to be praised or admired a laudable aim/effort/performance …

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