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  • Cassie squinted into the darkness, searching for a target, but all she could see was dust and an occasional hoof.

  • For the first time, Cassie realized what a target they had been around the fire at night.

  • Because Cade was so reclusive and entertained controversial ideas, he was a target for that kind of gossip.

  • You guys are his primary target and don't ever forget it for a minute.

  • Once there however, Quinn had nailed the time perfectly as Howie saw our target approach the window!

  • Watch yourself; you're public and he might very well target you or your people.

  • I realize now my venture was doomed to failure from the start as my target was far better protected than I sensed.

  • If it is not she I suspect she possesses knowledge of the one I seek, the one who is my target.

  • I'm still undecided which one is my target but I'll soon have my answer and more!

  • Molly was his prime target but for some reason, he'd kept me alive.

  • "Not now, Jenn," he replied and returned to his target.

  • "Jimmy, throw everything you've got at the target in thirty minutes," he said into the intercom.

  • He slung his arms open, giving her a huge target.

  • Your target is in this house, and you're going to lay there?

  • He kicked himself mentally for not thinking before he made any sort of pact with the Watcher, even one that seemed so straightforward, until he met his target and realized she was an innocent caught in the crossfire.

  • He refused to do as we said and kill his target.

  • So what if he failed at taking out a target?

  • "If he chooses to protect this target from us—" "First," Damian said, standing, "Jule doesn't take orders from you.

  • You must focus on controlling your breathing and keep your eye on the target.

  • She focused on the target, a plate above the hearth.

  • She willed the magic to hit its target.

  • Everyone associated with your target is a weak point.

  • "I'm a target of opportunity," he said.

  • You make an easy target.

  • They will see you as a target.

  • The tile floor was dressed with a Native American rug that didn't look like a Target sale item.

  • Joseph has a gun and I don't like being used for target practice.

  • She was his next target.

  • Pick a human school to target for breakfast.

  • He was the kind of man who struck once - and it'd kill his target.

  • Being underground meant he was a much harder target to hit, yet despite his attempts to convince his brother to act likewise, he'd not yet succeeded.

  • Any thought she had at Andre's apartment not being the target fled as she saw the damage done to her side of the building.

  • If they wanted her dead, she'd given them the best target imaginable.

  • If he tried, he.d be able to locate his target and track her as she moved until she was dead-dead.

  • She had a laser gun, even if she couldn't hit a target two feet in front of her.

  • We'll be a harder target to hit if we're separated, Brady said.

  • At the first drop of laser missiles, Brady had figured there was one thing that would make the fed jets target the inconsequential town, and it was Lana.

  • He flung open his arms, giving her his whole body as a target.

  • If the Others wanted to find a way to keep the Grey God from assuming his role as the Gatekeeper between immortal and mortal worlds, they'd likely find her a good target.

  • The first lesson I taught Jonny was that those people closest to his target were vulnerabilities.

  • You need to do a little target practice too.

  • Alex took them to the place where he target practiced with Bill and Jonathan.

  • Pulling her rifle from the box under the seat, he left Jonathan with the younger children and walked Carmen to a spot facing the target.

  • It'll make a good target for your enemies.

  • Good. We've been monitoring the target for awhile.

  • The trainee months ago made a horrible mistake by choosing to target Ingrid, and Xander didn't think twice about lopping off his head.

  • Strutt (Sports and Pastimes) suggests that the first player's bowl may have been regarded by the second player as a species of jack; but in that case it is not clear what was the first player's target.

  • A greater volume of fire can thus be obtained, but the great height of the cavalier makes it an easy target for a besieger's guns.

  • His first literary work, except the bombastic but eloquent Essai sur le despotisme (Neufchatel, 1 775), was a translation of Robert Watson's Philip II., done in Holland with the help of Durival; his Considerations sur l'ordre de Cincinnatus (London, 1788) was based on a pamphlet by Aedanus Burke (1743-1802), of South Carolina, who opposed the aristocratic tendencies of the Society of the Cincinnati, and the notes to it were by Target;, his financial writings were suggested by the Genevese exile, Claviere.

  • Finally, although Clay for his support of the compromises and Seward and Chase for their opposition have gained in reputation, Webster has been selected as the special target for hostile criticism.

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  • Seeing clearly that his want of an efficient cavalry precluded all ideas of a resolute offensive in his old style, he determined to limit himself to a defence of the line of the Elbe, making only dashes of a few days' duration at any target the enemy might present.

  • They had penetrated the enemy's right centre by the seizure of Spion Kop, but the force there became the target for the concentrated attacks of the Boers, and, after suffering heavily, was withdrawn (Jan.

  • The three Austrian corps were exactly the target Prince Frederick Charles desired.

  • But the improved organization, better communications and supplies, superior moral, and once again the breech-loader versus a standing target, which caused the Prussian successes, at least give us an opportunity of comparing the old and the new systems under similar conditions, and even thus the principle of the "armed nation" achieved the decision in a period of time which, for the old armies, was wholly insufficient.

  • The various title-words of the several articles are often the merest stalkinghorses, under cover of which to shoot at the Bible or the church, the target being now and then shifted to the political institutions of the writer's country, his personal foes, &c., and the whole being largely seasoned with that acute, rather superficial, common-sense, but also commonplace, ethical and social criticism which the 18th century called philosophy.

  • Any Turkish battery that was chosen for target generally ceased firing before long; and the assailants were disposed to assume that the work was definitely put out of action, whereas all that had happened in reality was that the hostile gunners had been driven from their guns.

  • The English archers were provided with a good target in the masses of the Scottish spearmen, and Hotspur was restrained from charging by his ally, George Dunbar, earl of March.

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  • Moseley, shortly after the discovery of the diffraction of X-rays by crystals, set to work to examine the X-ray spectrum of a number of elements each of which he made in turn the target of an X-ray tube.

  • In the next quarter of an hour the German gunners found the target again and again, and by half-past seven the British cruisers were obviously in distress.

  • it was still low, but the glare of the fires kindled in the British cruisers offered a sufficient target.

  • Not until 11 was it possible to open fire, for want of a visible target, but about noon, after a preliminary cannonade, Gustavus gave the word to advance.

  • SIGHTS, the name for mechanical appliances for directing the axis of the bore of a gun or other firearm on a point whose position relative to the target fired at is such that the projectile will strike the target.

  • Owing to the conical shape of the early muzzle-loading guns, if one trunnion were higher than the other, the " line of metal " would no longer be in the same vertical plane as the axis; in consequence of this, if a gun with, say, one wheel higher than the other were layed by this line, the axis would point off the target to the side of the lower wheel.

  • At greater elevations than this the muzzle notch is used; to align on the target at lesser angles the dispart sight is so used.

  • 4 that if the gun and target are on the same horizontal plane the axis can be equally well directed by inclining it to the horizontal through the requisite number of degrees.

  • To overcome drift the axis must be pointed to the left of the target, and the amount will increase with the range.

  • - Laying by Full tangent sight, the point of the fore g y sight and the target must be in line " Sight.

  • Personal error is to a great extent eliminated, power of vision extended, the sight is self-contained, there is no fore-sight, a fine pointer in the telescope being aligned on the target.

  • In speaking of quadrant elevation a brief reference was made to the necessity for making an allowance for difference of level of gun and target.

  • Target FIGS.

  • added to the angle of elevation if the target is above the gun, and subtracted if vice versa.

  • If now the telescope be directed on the target and this level be brought to the centre of its run, the angle of sight can be read - if afterwards any range ordered is put on the sight and the gun truly layed, this bubble will be found in the centre of its run - so that if thereafter the target becomes obscured the gun can be relayed by elevating till the bubble is in the centre of its run, or at a completely concealed target the angle of sight can, if the range and difference of level are known or can be measured from somewhere near the gun, be put on by means of the micrometer screw, and the gun subsequently layed by putting the range in yards or degrees on the sight drum and elevating or depressing till the bubble is central.

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  • This form of laying is of two kinds: (I) that in which the gun can be layed for direction over the sight on the target itself, or on some aiming point close by, but from Indirect indistinctness or other causes quadrant elevation is preferred; and (2) that used when the target is completely laying.

  • There must be two sets of elevating gears, one which brings the axis of the gun and the sights together on to the target, thus finding the angle of sight and also pointing the axis of the gun at the target, and a second by which, independent of the sight which remains fixed, the elevation due to the range can be given to the gun and read by means of a pointer and dial marked in yards for range.

  • When the target is completely concealed it is necessary to lay the gun on an aiming point more or less out of the line of fire, or to lay on a " director " with a large amount of deflection, and to align aiming posts with the sights at zero to give the direction of the target, and afterwards perhaps to transfer the line of sight to some other distant object, all of which require a far greater scope of deflection than is afforded by the deflection leaf.

  • in a French text-book thus: " The layer, keeping his eye about a foot from the collimateur and working the elevating wheel, makes the hori z ontal line dance about the landscape until it dances on to the target; then working the traversing gear he does the same with the vertical line, then bringing his eye close, he brings the intersection on to the target."

  • The reduction of friction by improved mechanical arrangements, and the introduction of electric firing, enabled the layer not only to train and elevate the gun himself, but also to fire it the moment it was truly " on " the target.

  • An automatic sight is a sight connected in such a manner with the elevating gear of the gun, that when the sight is directed on the water-line of a target at any range the gun will ---- have the proper quadrant g B elevation for that range.

  • The automatic sight has, however, distinct limitations; it depends for its accuracy on height of site, and at long ranges even from a high site it cannot compare for accuracy with independent range-finding and careful laying or accurately applied quadrant elevation; it is also useless when the water line of the target is obscured, as may often be the case from the splashes caused by bursting shell.

  • In the navy the conditions of an unstable platform rendered quadrant elevation of little use, and necessitated a special pattern of tangent sight to facilitate firing the moment the roll of the ship brought the sights on the target.

  • The layer has under his control the hand-wheel for setting the range on the sights, another hand-wheel for elevating the gun and the sights on to the Detachable target, and a third for traversing the turret.

  • The shape of the part seen when aiming indicates whether the proper amount of the fore-sight is taken up into the line of vision from the back-sight to the target.

  • He had been the target of constant attack during his life, and his personal foibles, careless dress and mental eccentricities were the theme of endless ridicule.

  • The details of this system, which has no other refuge in the civilized world save partially in Switzerland, are remarkable for a most extraordinary diversity in the manner of collection, which practically becomes, however, self-assessment, and an equally extraordinary and general evidence of the crudity and inadequacy of the system, which has been the target of state tax reports throughout the Union for half a century.

  • the best target for his own artillery.

  • The clergy and the fair sex presented the most attractive target for the shots of the satirists.

  • At this point most commanders of the time would have decided not to fight, but to manoeuvre Mercy away from Freiburg; Enghien, however, was a fighting general, and Mercy's entrenched lines at Freiburg seemed to him a target rather than an obstacle.

  • The periscope when installed in the submarine is used for two purposes: (a) general observation for submerged navigation; (b) for correctly aligning the submarine when firing a torpedo at a target.

  • The wood of the aspen is very light and soft, though tough; it is employed by coopers, chiefly for pails and herring-casks; it is also made into butchers' trays, pack-saddles, and various articles for which its lightness recommends it; sabots are also made of it in France, and in medieval days it was valued for arrows, especially for those used in target practice; the bark is used for tanning in northern countries; cattle and deer browse greedily on the young shoots and abundant suckers.

  • He ranged the whole field on horseback, making himself the most conspicuous target for Indian bullets, and, in spite of what he called the "dastardly behaviour" of the regular troops, saved the expedition from annihilation, and brought the remnant of his Virginians out of action in fair order.

  • The sun is a small target for a meteorite coming from infinity to hit, and if this considerable quantity reaches its mark, a much greater amount will circulate round the sun in parabolas, and there is no evidence of it where it would certainly make itself felt, in perturbations of the planets.

  • Cassie squinted into the darkness, searching for a target, but all she could see was dust and an occasional hoof.

  • For the first time, Cassie realized what a target they had been around the fire at night.

  • Because Cade was so reclusive and entertained controversial ideas, he was a target for that kind of gossip.

  • You guys are his primary target and don't ever forget it for a minute.

  • Once there however, Quinn had nailed the time perfectly as Howie saw our target approach the window!

  • Watch yourself; you're public and he might very well target you or your people.

  • I realize now my venture was doomed to failure from the start as my target was far better protected than I sensed.

  • If it is not she I suspect she possesses knowledge of the one I seek, the one who is my target.

  • I'm still undecided which one is my target but I'll soon have my answer and more!

  • Molly was his prime target but for some reason, he'd kept me alive.

  • "Not now, Jenn," he replied and returned to his target.

  • "Jimmy, throw everything you've got at the target in thirty minutes," he said into the intercom.

  • He slung his arms open, giving her a huge target.

  • Your target is in this house, and you're going to lay there?

  • He kicked himself mentally for not thinking before he made any sort of pact with the Watcher, even one that seemed so straightforward, until he met his target and realized she was an innocent caught in the crossfire.

  • Lesson two: everyone associated with your target is a potential weak point.

  • He refused to do as we said and kill his target.

  • So what if he failed at taking out a target?

  • "If he chooses to protect this target from us—" "First," Damian said, standing, "Jule doesn't take orders from you.

  • Second, if he didn't execute his target, he has a damned good reason.

  • You must focus on controlling your breathing and keep your eye on the target.

  • She focused on the target, a plate above the hearth.

  • She willed the magic to hit its target.

  • Everyone associated with your target is a weak point.

  • "I'm a target of opportunity," he said.

  • You make an easy target.

  • Test ability to control skill on new target.

  • They will see you as a target.

  • The tile floor was dressed with a Native American rug that didn't look like a Target sale item.

  • Joseph has a gun and I don't like being used for target practice.

  • She was his next target.

  • Pick a human school to target for breakfast.

  • He was the kind of man who struck once - and it'd kill his target.

  • Being underground meant he was a much harder target to hit, yet despite his attempts to convince his brother to act likewise, he'd not yet succeeded.

  • Any thought she had at Andre's apartment not being the target fled as she saw the damage done to her side of the building.

  • If they wanted her dead, she'd given them the best target imaginable.

  • If he tried, he.d be able to locate his target and track her as she moved until she was dead-dead.

  • She had a laser gun, even if she couldn't hit a target two feet in front of her.

  • We'll be a harder target to hit if we're separated, Brady said.

  • At the first drop of laser missiles, Brady had figured there was one thing that would make the fed jets target the inconsequential town, and it was Lana.

  • He flung open his arms, giving her his whole body as a target.

  • If the Others wanted to find a way to keep the Grey God from assuming his role as the Gatekeeper between immortal and mortal worlds, they'd likely find her a good target.

  • The first lesson I taught Jonny was that those people closest to his target were vulnerabilities.

  • You need to do a little target practice too.

  • Alex took them to the place where he target practiced with Bill and Jonathan.

  • Pulling her rifle from the box under the seat, he left Jonathan with the younger children and walked Carmen to a spot facing the target.

  • It'll make a good target for your enemies.

  • Xander turned his back to the approaching Guardian to give her a better target then addressed her.

  • Good. We've been monitoring the target for awhile.

  • The trainee months ago made a horrible mistake by choosing to target Ingrid, and Xander didn't think twice about lopping off his head.

  • A division of share rights agreements becomes contentious where the target company's country has a domestic CGT regime.

  • If eating together every day is almost impossible, set a target of 3-4 meals per week.

  • The "brand proposition" was for a more natural product for the target market of "chefs who aim to please."

  • aberrant methylation of genes in solid tumors makes it an attractive target for novel anti-cancer therapies.

  • Figure 2. SEM images of an MgB 2 target ablated at 193 nm at a fluence of 12 J cm -2.

  • absorbed through the skin into the target area of the body.

  • Recruitment accrual target: 600 Accrual count: as of: July 2006 Recruitment is now open at Derriford hospital in Plymouth.

  • Smart bombs were used during the Gulf War with pinpoint accuracy they hit their target.

  • Target setting and external pressures for raising pupil achievement.

  • achievement of the next target will require a further 1.5 million learners to achieve a first qualification by 2010.

  • acid residues found in the target sequence at each weight matrix position.

  • Annual target: Judge directed acquittals in the Crown Court which are attributable to failures in the review process.

  • After analyzing individual transformants, nucleoplasmin was shown to successfully target aequorin to nuclei.

  • They will be closely tied to existing BBC programs and will target affluent 40 to 55 year-olds.

  • Given that 50.7 is the average age age of the menopause this is the most relevant age to target with limited resources.

  • Of course Weber was right in terms of operating policy - the ECB does not target a monetary aggregate.

  • agreed target of 0.7% of national income in overseas aid.

  • It must be small enough to remain airborne without being too small to hit the target.

  • air rifle field target competition and a test of fly-casting skill.

  • airtime sales team can advise on how best to reach any target market.

  • The figure on take-up of disability living allowance for disabled children is from Reaching its Target?

  • ambitious target to halve child poverty by 2010.

  • amino acid residues found in the target sequence at each weight matrix position.

  • amplification of the target sequence.

  • To direct RNase L to an RNA target, 2-5A is attached to an antisense oligonucleotide (2-5A antisense ).

  • To direct RNase L to an RNA target, 2-5A is attached to an antisense oligonucleotide (2-5A antisense oligonucleotide (2-5A antisense ).

  • Here's my small contribution to that list, some figures from the world of target archery.

  • RA The right ascension of the target in the default equinox.

  • asdic target.

  • Conflicting results appeared to be obtained in in-vivo assays for effects on DNA in bladder epithelium, the target tissue of concern.

  • The Project Board have agreed that Bolton will not reach the Regional target of complete assimilation by October 2005.

  • Mask preparation In most cases, suitably accurate astrometry of the target field will not be available.

  • The target for raised attainment in numeracy for Birmingham at the end of Key Stage 2 in 2002 is 75% .

  • Hard kill means will damage or destroy the target system, and are thus a means of inflicting attrition.

  • A mooted move to a younger target audience may be discounted.

  • authenticity verification can only target an un-installed rpm package file.

  • backhand shots at a certain target.

  • You should make sure that you have a suitable backstop behind your target.

  • basic salary there will be an On Target Budget of 10% .

  • laser beams A small red laser beam allows the wearer to target the camera upon the area of work.

  • beryllium target.

  • bespeak one of these courses are bespoke to meet your requirements to target the exact development needs of your staff.

  • blot on the landscape was the failure to meet their jobs target.

  • Vodafone boss Arun Sarin has set his company a target of winning 10 million 3G phone users by March 2006.

  • brag about how close you were able to get to your target.

  • breeding pair of the target species was found.

  • The choice of EPIC operation mode depends primarily on the target's X-ray brightness.

  • brownfield land target where ODPM had set a higher three year target.

  • It was believed that a target of 60 per cent brownfield was the general target was this actually incorporated in the plan?

  • Returns included brown trout, sea trout and the target species, pollack.

  • bull's-eye on the wrong target.

  • bully his deformity left him a target for bullies who hounded him back to his uncle's home.

  • The target by the end of Year 5 is to reduce domestic burglary by 10% from 2003/04.

  • target calyx entry successful at first attempt in all cases.

  • Could you drive an armored vehicle, fire a 30mm cannon or guide a missile to its target?

  • Along its path, an individual projectile may create fast recoil atoms which in turn may initiate collision cascades of moving target atoms.

  • NAME The name of the target based on cross-referencing with the X-ray source catalog at ISAS.

  • cathepsin inhibitors represent an exciting target for metastasis therapy.

  • Dual metal setting circle dials allow quick location of target using celestial coordinates.

  • We have generated ensembles of Cα and sidechain centroid models conformations with RAPPER, for each target in the above list.

  • We are now using expression profiling in wildtype and Gli3 mutant mice to identify novel Wnt target genes in the developing cerebral cortex.

  • Mexican food on target to outsell Chinese By Louise Barnett Published: 04 June 2005 forget the chow mein and pass the enchiladas.

  • The energy from the light source is absorbed by the target chromophore (melanin) in the hair.

  • Double Vinyl Focus Target, Creates a loud clap with contact.

  • Seven ski areas can be found throughout the village, each with its own distinct atmosphere and target clientele.

  • cofactor of the oxomolybdoenzymes, 3, is a major target for our group.

  • come-on for the target audience, no siree.

  • commonaltyly, foreign collectors will exploit cultural commonalties to establish rapport with their target.

  • Fact: Neither Shipi nor any other potential confederate was permitted in the target area during the tests.

  • Fact: Neither Shipi nor any other potential confederate was permitted in the target area during the tests.

  • The target audience is more the historian than the whiskey connoisseurs.

  • This method reshapes the components in the specified target container in order to satisfy the constraints of the GridLayout object.

  • The target groups is about to greater contentment with.

  • convoy of Albanian refugees in Kosovo was the target of an air strike.

  • DAY 6 (Thursday) Ptarmigan are our target, skulking in mountain corries within walking distance of transport.

  • Our target was the other endemic corvid, the White-necked Crow.

  • To display countdown to a specific date (past or future) use the parameter cdt to specify the target date.

  • An agency will have complementary clients who are already receiving extensive media coverage in your target sector.

  • In 2000 the government announced the creation of the first nurse consultant posts and established a target of 1,000 nurse consultants by 2004.

  • The baster lets me target individual moving critters, as well as exploratory sampling under rocks or in vegetation.

  • Field target crossbows are usually hand-made, often home-made by their users.

  • This provides a cross-check on progress toward the target.

  • curbing emissions to meet the target agreed for 2010.

  • date rape drug on the market called " beer " is used by many females to target unsuspecting men.

  • Instead of fighting the guerrillas, the army and pro -government paramilitary death squads target people they consider sympathizers.

  • declassifythe declassified material has to do with target design.

  • declination of the target in the default equinox.

  • decrement operation are: Fetch the target variable.

  • degassed water was lowered onto the skin surface above the target tumor.

  • In this case, we create enzymes whose activity should result in the proteolytic degradation of one target protein only.

  • Adding a good heavy-duty detergent the contamination is reduced much more to well below the target level.

  • detonated by remote control, target US and Iraqi patrols each day.

  • detonated by remote control, target US and Iraqi patrols each day.

  • deuterium target are presented together with a re-analysis of previous measurements on the proton.

  • With his binoculars, he measures an angular deviation of 62 mile from the church to the target.

  • Briefly, target molecules will be used on bone marrow stem cells in tissue culture to induce specific appropriate differentiation.

  • Target values were determined by isotope dilution GCMS at Professor Thienpont's laboratory in Gent.

  • The main target group for the scheme is people within socially disadvantaged communities.

  • discontinuance target.

  • discriminator output indicates whether the target is approaching or moving away.

  • In the dissociated condition, the GM&L target was spatially dissociated from the main actor.

  • Cobra Beer is to target female beer drinkers with a £ 1m integrated ad campaign for its Cobra Lower Cal brand.

  • Happiness economics would target unemployment beyond what is economically efficient to what is optimal for well-being.

  • ejecting electrons which form a cloud of negative charge around the back of the target.

  • Other target market areas are in wearable electronics, smart cards, and disposable medical diagnostic systems.

  • Thaton The target here is Jerdon's Bushchat found in what remains of the native elephant grass that borders the Mae Kok River.

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