It wasn't a weapon; it was a key.
He reached for the weapon with a shaking hand.
Dusty released her, strapped in the last weapon, and looked around.
He carried close to his leg a narrow unsheathed sword (small, curved, and not like a real weapon) and looked now at the superior officers and now back at the men without losing step, his whole powerful body turning flexibly.
No human weapon can hurt me.
The ten-year-old child she adopted and turned into a killer started as a weapon with no more attachment to her than a sword or dagger.
As the years passed, their relationship transitioned from master and weapon into something different.
She knew that the sole weapon against him was prayer, and she tried to pray.
She glanced around for some kind of weapon as they walked, and soon came up with a walking stick.
He thought too of the possibility (which he feared most of all) that Napoleon might fight him with his own weapon and remain in Moscow awaiting him.
"He's the weapon," Jessi supplied.
The second put his weapon away and darted off down another hallway.
Sex was a weapon, her body a tool.
Their ways had to part, because there was no place for her weapon in a civilized society.
She replaced her weapon and crossed to him, unwilling to show fear.
Brady muttered a curse, reached for his laser weapon, and fired at an angle at the ceiling.
Any hope he'd had of finding something—anything!—to use as a weapon was dashed as he looked around the sparsely decorated room.
She whipped around, weapon pointed at Xander as he appeared through the doorway.
Yully lowered the weapon slowly.
Gabriel whipped around at the voice, lowering the weapon that emerged instinctively at the sound of a stranger in his home.
She had a weapon capable of destroying the immortal realm but had chosen not to unleash Xander completely, knowing what might happen if she did.
He affixed the paper to his breast, and unsheathing a sword-stick fell upon the weapon, which pierced his heart, on the Toth of November 1793.
Drawing a weapon, he walked through the hall and into a corridor.
The weapon hadn't been cleaned since it was last fired, but all six chambers contained bullets.
The Others are acquiring a weapon, but … it didn't seem quite right.
Jack waited for her by the door, and she tucked the weapon Mrs. Watson gave her into one cargo pocket.
On the other hand, if he wanted to harm her, he might snatch the stick from her and use it as a weapon against her.
Xander understood how dangerous of a weapon he was; Eden exploited it once before.
Even when, on the invention of gunpowder and firearms, the bow had fallen into disuse as a weapon of war, the prohibition was continued.
I only have one weapon that takes that ammo, so you can take it all.
Dustin shouted, drawing his weapon again.
He slung his weapon over his shoulder as they walked deeper into the underground city.
Dad had taught her early that it was a weapon, not a toy.
Fortunately, no human-made weapon was able to hurt him.
His low growl made Jenn shift and stretch a hand to the small of her back, where she probably had at least one weapon stashed.
Rhyn enjoyed the feel of a weapon in his hand and facing a decent opponent.
He remained relaxed despite giving her a loaded weapon then telling her to take the kill shot.
She heard the sound of a weapon scraping a scabbard behind her and turned.
The weapon fell once, and Kris.s blood sprayed them both.
The third time that he thrust out the weapon there was a loud roar and a fall, and suddenly at his feet appeared the form of a great red bear, which was nearly as big as the horse and much stronger and fiercer.
Wynn wished of the second time that day he had a weapon of some sort.
As Carmen glanced around the coop for something to use as a weapon, one of the chickens ricocheted off the wall and hit her head.
She lowered her weapon, breathing hard from the battle in the soft sand.
Before she could search the room for something to use as a weapon or run, the door wrenched open.
The youth showed her how to stand and hold the weapon while the eldest watched with a sharp eye.
What did happen to a weapon after a victor won his war?
No weapon made by man or immortal can kill you.
Many a lusty crest--waving Hector, that towered a whole foot above his crowding comrades, fell before my weapon and rolled in the dust.
She rested against the door, jarred when the flash of a grey knife crossed inches before her eyes, followed by a muted thunk as the weapon buried itself in the door.
The weapon is not shown.
But it then occurred to him for the first time that he certainly could not carry the weapon in his hand through the streets.
Once that's done, forensics can discover who the murderer is and what weapon they used.
He had a secret weapon, but I don't know what it was, she said quickly.
When the midmorning sun grew too hot, she lowered her weapon and handed it to the boy beside her.
Every ship and weapon in the Five Galaxies is made from it.
Brady moved forward, reaching for his own weapon as he sought to decipher the scene before him.
Brady sheathed his weapon and leapt over the boulders, confronting the struggling duo.
Elise sheathed her weapon with a glance at him.
She picked up a handgun-sized laser weapon, set it down, and picked up a smaller one.
It was quite another to realize the weapon was him and the gem was merely the key to access it.
Arnie snatched the laser weapon at his hip and shoved it against her temple.
Betsy hesitated, but complied when Grasso feigned a slice with his weapon.
One of the other vamps drew a weapon.
We've figured out the Others are creating some sort of weapon.
Gabriel sheathed his weapon.
I can hardly walk let alone lift a weapon.
The opponent of the eldest hesitated before handing her the weapon.
They sparred until she grew tired and lowered her weapon.
She took a quick step back, glancing around for something to use as a weapon.
Lana read through one detailing the intent to attack using a secret weapon.
Can you fire a weapon?
Lana whirled, surprised to see the PMF man in gray lowering the weapon.
He swore the water pistol found outside couldn't have been the weapon.
While Dean's assailant had not worn gloves, surprisingly, to Dean at least, there were no traceable fingerprints on the weapon.
The Other's words slowed, and the creature looked down at the protruding weapon.
Bianca, I know Dusty won't let you out of the house without a weapon.
The characteristic weapon of the Australian is the boomerang.
The important results obtained showed that a weapon of great power had been provided for assisting naval warfare.
anti-clericals and freemasons, divorce being regarded not as a social institution but as a weapon against Catholicism.
Richard Hooker, again with traces of Aquinas, uses the conception as a weapon against Puritanism, with its aggressive positivism of scriptural precept.
Their chief weapon is the blow-pipe, in the use of which they are adepts.
There was a practical motive for using this weapon.
Roundhead was also used during the Civil War as the name of a weapon.
1-9).3 His hasty flight - without food and weapon - suggests that the narrative should follow upon xix.
His immense learning served him rather as a storehouse of illustrations, or as an armoury out of which he could choose the fittest weapon for discomfiting on opponent, than as a quarry furnishing him with material for building up a completely designed and enduring edifice of systematized truth.
It was hunted in England and in Europe on foot and on horseback with dogs, while the weapon of attack was always the spear.
In 1198, on the election of Enrico Dandolo, the aristocracy carried their policy one step farther, and by the promissione ducale, or coronation oath, which every doge was required to swear, they acquired a powerful weapon for the suppression of all that remained of ancient ducal authority.
With the end of the Persian Wars, the original object of ostracism was removed, but it continued in use for forty years and was revived in 417 B.C. It now became a mere party weapon and the farcical result of its use in 417 in the case of Hyperbolus led to its abolition either at once, or, as Lugebil seeks to prove, in the archonship of Euclides (403 B.C.).
Within the town are situated the smelting-works, the mint, and a Government weapon factory.
The principal weapon of the Malays is the kris, a short dagger with a small wooden or ivory handle, of which there are many varieties.
It consists of a series of sermons on the latter portion of the 6th chapter of Ephesians, and is described as a "magazine from whence the Christian is furnished with spiritual arms for the battle, helped on with his armour, and taught the use of his weapon; together with the happy issue of the whole war."
The oldest iron weapon known was hitherto supposed to be an Egyptian halbert-head of the time of Rameses III., but Mr. Randall Maclver has recently discovered in a tomb of the XII.
The latter weapon in the interval between Alexander and the time of Polybius had been increased to a length of 21 ft.
They were a weapon apt to be dangerous to the employer, but the terror they inspired was such that every potentate sought to get hold of them.
Therefore, when her inheritance was assailed at the beginning of her reign, she fought for it with every weapon an honest woman could employ, and for years she cherished the hope of recovering the lost province of Silesia, conquered by Frederick.
The Zohar, that farrago of absurdity and spiritual devotion, was the weapon with which these Christians defended Jewish literature against hostile ecclesiastic bodies (Abrahams, Jew.
In the Two Tactics (1905) he had announced that terrorism was inevitable as a weapon in the hands of revolutionists.
From the girdle hung the single-edged missile axe or francisca, the scramasax or short knife, a poniard and such articles of toilet as scissors, a comb (of wood or bone), &c. The Franks also used a weapon called the framea (an iron lance set firmly in a wooden shaft), and bows and arrows.
Nor is the argument that they are a visible manifestation of the continuity of the Church anything but a doubleedged weapon; for, as Father Braun pertinently asks, if these be their symbolism, of what was their disuse in the Church of England for nigh on 3 00 years a symbol?
That the encouragement of the Slav aspirations was soon deliberately adopted as a weapon against the Hungarian government was due, partly to the speedy predominance at Pest of Kossuth and the extreme party of which he was the mouthpiece, but mainly to the calculated policy of Baron Jellachich, who on the 14th of April was appointed ban of Croatia.
This procrastinating policy played into the hands of the extremists; for supplies had not been voted, and the question of the credits for the expenditure incurred in connexion with the annexation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, increasingly urgent, placed a powerful weapon in the hands of the Magyars, and made it certain that in the autumn the crisis would assume an even more acute form.
His wit was often used as a weapon of defence, for he did not suffer fools gladly.
It is said that one of Zaleucus's laws forbade a citizen, under penalty of death, to enter the senate-house bearing a weapon.
These gifts and pensions were rather in the nature of subsidies than bribes; they were the recognition by various powers of the value of an ally whose pen had proved itself so potent a weapon in their cause.
In one scene the king stands in his chariot with a curved weapon in his right hand formed of three bars of metal bound together by rings (similar, as M.
Depriving the organism of any of these essential conditions for its existence in the soil will secure our best weapon for defence.
Piero Capponi's declaration that "it was time to put an end to this baby government" was the sole weapon needed to depose Piero de' Medici.
Bribery was the first weapon employed, and a car- y p dinal's hat was held out as a bait.
She has ten arms, holding each a weapon, while her attendant lions and giants are grouped on each side.
The whole apparatus is so exactly analogous in structure to the poison-gland and tooth of a venomous snake as to suggest a similar function, and there is now evidence that it employs this organ as an offensive weapon.
Kattenbusch supposes that Anatolius, bishop of Constantinople, or his archdeacon Aetius, who read the creed at the 2nd session of the council, took up the idea that through its likeness to the Roman Creed it would be a useful weapon against Eutyches and others who were held to interpret the Nicene Creed in an Apollinarian sense.
This theory, however, depended upon unverified assumptions, such as the supposed silence of theologians about the creed at the beginning of the 9th century; the suggestion that the completed creed would have been useful to them if they had known it as a weapon against the heresy of Adoptianism; the assertion that no MS. containing the complete text was of earlier date than c. 813.
Against these the church is not to attempt to use physical force; its only weapon is to be passive endurance and loyalty to God.
Her leading politicians were out of sympathy with the conduct of national affairs (in the conduct of foreign relations, the distribution of political patronage, naval policy, the question of public debt) from 1804 - when Jefferson's party showed its complete supremacy - onward; and particularly after the passage of the Embargo Act of 1807, which caused great losses to Massachusetts commerce, and, so far from being accepted by her leaders as a proper diplomatic weapon, seemed to them designed in the interests of the Democratic party.
This weapon embodied all the essential features which distinguish the ordnance of to-day from the cannon of the middle ages - it was built up of rings of metal shrunk upon an inner steel barrel; it was loaded at the breech; it was rifled; and it threw, not a round ball, but an elongated projectile with ogival head.
Upon the (incomplete) external evidence and upon a careful criticism of the biblical history of this period, and not upon any promiscuous combination of the two sources, must depend the value of the plausible though broad reconstructions which have been proposed.4 Considerable stress is often laid upon Goliath's armour of bronze and his iron weapon, but even David himself has helmet, sword and coat-of-mail at his disposal (I Sam.
But some form of sight was almost invariably employed with rifled firearms, even of early date, and when about1780-1800the rifle came into use as a military weapon, sights were introduced with it.
In his orders for the battle around his stronghold there is no word of counter-attack, - and his central mass, the special weapon of the cornmander-in-chief, he gave over to Bilderling and to Zarubayev to strengthen the defence in their respective sections or posted for the protection of his line of retreat.
A minute scrutiny of his papers, lasting nearly six weeks, revealed nothing treasonable; but it provided the enemies of the fallen statesman with a deadly weapon against him in the shape of an entry in his private diary, in which he had imprudently noted that on one occasion Christian V.
The Germans were thereby deprived of their weapon of obstruction, and the Czechs lost the power of misusing their majority to oppress the Germans.
Similarly, the dissolution of the German Reichstag in December 1906 was a weapon directed against Ultramontanism; and, though the elections of 1907 failed to diminish the numbers of the Centre, they rendered possible the formation of a majority, in face of which that system forfeited the influence it had previously possessed.
The " three footprints of Vishnu," for example, unmistakably gave its name to the Mexican day 0111n, signifying the " track of the sun "; and both series further contain a " flint weapon," a " stick," and a " house."
Bayle also paraded the opposition between reason and revelation; but the argument in his hands is a double-edged weapon, and when he extols the merits of submissive faith his sincerity is at least questionable.
Any opponent of the established clergy was the natural ally of the szlachta, and the scandalous state of the Church herself provided them with a most formidable weapon against her.
But at the beginning of 1766 Prince Nicholas Repnin was sent as Russian minister to Warsaw with instructions which can only be described as a carefully elaborated plan for destroying the Republic. The first weapon employed was the dissident question.
Unfortunately he himself has been wounded in the fight, and that by a poisoned weapon; and none but the queen of 'Ireland, Isolt, or Iseult, possessed the secret of healing.
It is only after long rest and abundance of food that the fish is able to resume the use of its subtle weapon.
There is probably some truth in the view that the Church clung to its Four Gospels as a weapon against Gnosticism; it could not afford to reduce the number of its documents.
The early champions of Church reform in the beginning of the 16th century found in the Bible their most trustworthy weapon.
The Peel report recommended that a large reduction in the number of licensed houses should be immediately effected, and that no compensation should be paid from the public rates or taxes, the money for this purpose being raised by an annual licence-rental levied on the rateable value of the licensed premises; it at once became a valuable weapon in the hands of advanced reformers.
Copper was known to them, and it is possible that they knew how to make cutting instruments from it, but they generally used stone axes, hammers and picks, and their most dangerous weapon was a war-club into which chips of volcanic glass were set.
The most characteristic weapon of the Mexicans was the maquahuitl or " handwood," a club set with two rows of large sharp obsidian flakes, a well-directed blow with which would cut down man or horse.
While serving the government as a silent weapon against political adversaries or dangerous writers and as a means of punishing culprits of high birth without the scandal of a suit at law, the lettres de cachet had many other uses.
The crown, however, did not decide to lay aside this weapon, and in a declaration to the States-General in the royal session of the 23rd of June 1789 (art.
From this time forward it was increasingly used by popes and canonists in support of the papal pretensions, and from the 12th century onwards became a powerful weapon of the spiritual against the temporal powers.
The forgery thus had a double object: as a weapon against Byzantine heresy and as a defence of the papal patrimony.
The Boeotians by this means secured a powerful weapon of offence against Athens, being able to impede their supplies of gold and corn from Thrace, of timber from Macedonia, and of horses from Thessaly.
But his conduct after the battle was sharply criticized in England, and its negative results were used as a weapon against the ministry.
The industries of Pistoia include iron and steel works, especially manufactures of glass, silk, macaroni, woollens, olive oil, ropes, paper, vehicles and fire-arms. The word "pistol" is derived (apparently through pistolese, a dagger - dagger and pistol being both small arms) from Pistoia, where that weapon was largely manufactured in the middle ages.
There is some reason to believe that this complicated and variable apparatus is used for stabbing the body of another animal and that beginning as a weapon for catching prey it has become modified for hypodermic impregnation and only gradually adapted for insertion into the bursa copulatrix.
potent weapon against Satan, and had a number of conjurations against "evil spirits."
The keenest spiritual weapon of the Armenian priest was ever a threat not to offer the matal for a man when he died.
A fortnight afterwards her keys and her money were confiscated, while she, bedridden and unable to move her hand, could only ply the terrible weapon of her bitter and fiery tongue.
No blood was shed this time; hunger was the weapon on which Alaric relied.
The weapon of famine, formerly in the hand of Alaric, was thus turned against him, and loud in consequence were the murmurs of the Roman populace.
regarded as the noblest duty of his imperial office, but he alsi sharpened a weapon whose keen edge was first tried against his son.
The measure transferred the right of electing members of the Reichsrath from the diets to the direct vote of the people, the result being to deprive the Federalists of their chief weapon; it was no longer possible to take a formal vote of the legal representatives in any territory refusing to appoint deputies, and if a Czech or Slovene member did not take his seat the only result was that a single constituency was unrepresented, and the opposition weakened.
The wooden club, a somewhat primitive weapon, seems to have been considered characteristic of foreigners from very early times, and, in scenes dating from the Middle Kingdom, belong principally to the levies from the surrounding barbarians.
The citizens of Cairo, accustomed to such occurrences, immediately closed their shops, and every man who possessed any weapon armed himself.
Few of these unfortunates possessed any other weapon than the long staff (nebbut) of the Egyptian peasant; still they offered an obstinate resistance, and the combat in which they were defeated resembled a massacre.
The chariots of the Egyptians and Assyrians, with whom the bow was the principal arm of attack, were richly mounted with quivers full of arrows, while those of the Greeks, whose characteristic weapon was the spear, were plain except as regards mere decoration.
in 1542, and, though the German Protestant princes proved faithless allies, the closing of the Sound against Dutch shipping proved such an effective weapon in King Christian's hand that the Netherlands compelled Charles V.
Involved in secular feuds with Douglas, Livingstone and the earl of Crawford, Kennedy destroyed Crawford with a spiritual weapon, his Curse (23rd of January 1445-1446).
An act abolished civil penalties upon sentences of excommunication, and thus broke the terrible weapon which the preachers had wielded so long.
The names generally given to the three prehistoric periods of man's life on the earth - the Stone, the Bronze and the Iron age - imply the vast importance of the progressive steps from the flint knife to the bronze celt, and lastly to the keen-edged elastic iron weapon or tool.
The quoit was the ancient weapon of the Sikh, who calls it chakar.
RAPPAREE, properly a short pike (Irish rapaire);; the term being hence applied in the war in Ireland from 1688-92 to the Irish irregular soldiers armed with this weapon.
In fact, since Moawiya did not turn the weapon of assassination against such men as Abdallah b.
This unlucky marriage was negotiated, it is said, chiefly to acquire the old claims of Denmark over England, to be used as a weapon against Richard I.
Russian aid, though promptly offered, was too double-edged a weapon to be used save at the last extremity.
A two-edged weapon, of which the blade is of sharks' teeth, and a defensive armour of braided sennit, are also peculiar to the islands; a large adze, made of the shell of the Tridacna gigas (the largest bivalve known), was formerly used in the Carolines, probably by the old builder race.
during ten days at the time of the autumnal equinox, in commemoration of her victory over the buffalo-headed demon Mahishasura; when the image of the ten-armed goddess, holding a weapon in each hand, is worshipped for nine days, and cast into the water on the tenth day, called the Dasahara, whence the festival itself is commonly called Dasara in western India.
Hitherto infallibility had been thought of as the supreme weapon of the Church's armoury, destined only for use at some extraordinary crisis; hence it was naturally conceived of as residing only in the extraordinary authority of a general council presided over by the pope.
The only victim of this plot was Ali, who died at Kufa in 661, of the wound inflicted by a poisoned weapon.
It is probable that this charge was dropped because a more powerful weapon had in the meantime been placed in his enemies' hands.
Hitherto the mode of demonstration had been by the syllogism; but the syllogism is, in many respects, an incompetent weapon.
The chief weapon of the Persians, as of all Iranians, was the bow, which accordingly the king himself holds in his portraits, e.g.
Like him he had little inclination to the orthodox church, and favored Mazdak, the founder of a communistic sect which had made headway among the people and might be used as a weapon against the nobles, of whom Mazdak demanded that they should cut down their luxury and distribute their superfluous wealth.
The zeal with which the school prosecuted logical inquiries had one practical result - they could use to perfection the unrivalled weapon of analysis.
It was as a weapon of war, as well as a nursery of learning, that Frederick William III.
The Maillotins, as the Parisian insurgents were named from the weapon they used, gained the upper hand in Paris, and were able temporarily to make terms, but the commune of Rouen was abolished, and the Tuchins, as the marauders in Languedoc were called, were pitilessly hunted down.
In the former the bow with vegetable string is the chief weapon, and clothing is woven from palm fibre; in the east spears are found, and in the Welle district swords and throwing-knives also; clothing made from skins also makes its appearance, and more attention is paid to the shades of departed ancestors.
Although the army has been equipped with modern rifles, the common weapon of the people is the matchlock, and slings are still in use.
Here they did not attempt to repeat their old charges, but found a more effective weapon to their hands in a new charge of a political kind - that Athanasius had threatened to stop the Alexandrian corn-ships bound for Constantinople.
One of the heroines rescues herself from a ravisher by blinding him with a hair-pin, and as she escapes the seducer apostrophizes the blood which trickles from his eye, and the weapon which has wounded it, in a speech forty verses long.
" Our principal weapon in the social war must be the destruction of English trade by our establishing trading companies for ourselves."
But it must also be remembered that a feudal army was an inefficient weapon for long wars, and that the mercenaries, by whom alone it could be replaced, were both expensive and untrustworthy.
In his later military career he was the first general who showed on a large scale how the national English weapon, the bow, could win fights when properly combined with the charge of the mailed cavalry.
It was the weapon of the old City Guard of Edinburgh.
Obstruction was Fersen's chief weapon, and he continued to postpone the granting of subsidies by the house of nobles for some weeks.
On monuments and cylinders he is represented as armed with the weapon with which he despatched the monster Tiamat.
He would find, in theory at least, that he possessed a weapon of matchless power and precision.
Little conspiracies were got up to displace him, and might have succeeded but for an unconquerable dread of the weapon that destroyed Peel.
In either case his resistance only served to give a weapon to his enemies in the Assembly.
With skill and experience a mass of flint can be worked to any simple shape by well directed strokes, and further trimming can be effected with pressure by a pointed stone in a direction slightly across the edge of the weapon.
The Celts cared nothing for the king except as a weapon against the Protestants; the old Anglo-Irish Catholics cared much, but the nearer Charles approached them the more completely he alienated the Protestants.
By proposing to allow the president of the Assembly to call in armed force, the questors revealed the Assembly's plans for defence, and gave the Elysee a weapon against it ("donnent barre contre elle a l'Elysee").
that of his own policy, by giving satisfaction to the religious feeling of the country, allowed him to put down the constitutional democratic Church, to rally round him the consciences of the peasants, and above all to deprive the royalists of their best weapon.
Thus his raid upon Dobrzyn, the latest acquisition of the knights on Polish soil, speedily gave them a ready weapon against him.
Not merely did he fight for the Protestant cause as a preacher and theologian, but he was almost the only member of Luther's party who was able to confront the Roman Catholics with the weapon of literary satire.
In 1280 he was wounded in the head with a dart, and as he retained there a part of the weapon for a year, he was called " Otto with the dart."
He reloaded his weapon first, then entered his bedroom for a new shirt.
I can master any weapon without really trying, Jonny said, a touch of pride in his voice.
Any weapon I come across, I can master without even trying!
If what the Watcher said was remotely true, she was a powerful weapon in the hands of the Others, and he had limited otherworldly ability to protect her from them.
Any hope he'd had of finding somethingâ€”anything!â€”to use as a weapon was dashed as he looked around the sparsely decorated room.
One of the members of Jonny's own personal guard had shifted forward and was discreetly drawing the weapon at his thigh.
The Others are acquiring a weapon, but â€¦ it didn't seem quite right.
One of Dusty's spies found out the Others have a weapon they want to use, we think to open the gateway between the immortal and mortal worlds.
Czerno was already there and with him, a secret weapon, one that made the vamp believe they'd win before he'd been shot down.
Every ship, every weapon they own, came from Anshan ore.
Brady peeled his face mask off and lowered the muzzle of his weapon, unnerved by the unrealistic utopia after the three-day battle up the side of the mountain.
It would make a formidable weapon if he was anything other than what she suspected.
What if that weapon had a taste for blood and didn't want to stop?
Every campaign, he gave it to her for safekeeping, in case the weapon of an enemy severed the leather cord and it was lost.
Banal lyrics with meaning and worth is another essential weapon in a jazz singer's armory.
advanced weapon defense technologies.
Subjects include aeronautics, astronautics, military vehicle and weapon technology, and electronic and information warfare.
The mere carrying of a concealed weapon would not by itself constitute affray.
An extremely effective area weapon, the EMP produced by a nuclear airburst would undoubtedly produce severe damage to the civilian infrastructure.
Airspace weapon systems Current programs include Scramjet, future air-to-surface guided weapons, Storm Shadow and attack helicopter air-to-surface weapons.
Iraq has made several attempts to buy high-strength aluminum tubes used to enrich uranium for a nuclear weapon.
anthrax as a weapon does not understand biological warfare.
The ability to fire a weapon outside the defensive armaments of an enemy bomber had obvious advantages.
A man is not armed because he has custody of a weapon.
Not everyone who performs well with his weapon possesses this attribute.
This weapon is prayer, which, she wrote, ' is as sure as my two-handed backhand.
In The Proxy Intelligence and other mind benders " The Weapon Shop " .
botching the investigation under pressure from Iran over a scandal concerning illegal weapon sales.
It has always been intended to produce the weapon in caliber 7-08 for jurisdictions where 30 caliber weapons are forbidden.
Today, with the empire long dismantled, a rearticulated national chauvinism is a much more useful weapon.
A responsive, informed citizenry is the best weapon we have against crime.
POISONING The use of an anti coagulant based poison is the most effective weapon against rodents.
comfort blanket or weapon of war: what is Trident for?
conclusive victory over the Navy, giving the RAF the weapon victory.
crouched in front of her, weapon out.
When infra-red homing is used decoy hot sources may be used to deflect the incoming weapon.
disarmed of the best weapon that was left to me.
Later, when the tank became a serious tactical weapon, anti-tank ditches were added to the first line of defense.
Energy Blade Ammo: Energy This is the default fallback weapon in Tribes: Vengeance.
At first glance two pieces of wood strung together by a length of cord, may not look too fearsome a weapon.
The competition has been run successfully for the last 3 years and attracts the top ranking national fencers in each weapon.
fencers in each weapon.
With the withdrawal of a Rn fencer with an injury the RAF took victory against the RN 2-1, again taking the weapon win.
It became a ratings weapon for ITV, deployed whenever the channel needed a fillip or to attract viewers to an entirely different series.
Firstly rather than your bare fists, you have a weapon, or pair of weapons, at your disposal.
Rather, they deliberately foment sectarianism, a traditional weapon of colonizers.
What do you do if you ca n't frag some one by running at them and blasting your weapon?
front-end loader operators have to qualify with or obtain a license for their weapon systems prior to use.
guarantyieve that the establishment of nuclear weapon free zones is the best way to get international legally binding security guaranties for non-nuclear-weapon States.
hindered by the difficulties inherent in acquiring the means and the skills to create a nuclear weapon.
holdup man, who did not flash a weapon, demanded the money from a teller at a Commerce Bank near York.
homicide victims were killed with a weapon.
howling with rage like an animal he leaped at a weapon propped up against the wall of the cave.
Panday Real Name: Tristan Identity/Class: normal human armed with magical weapon.
hunger strike as a weapon in 1912.
Our splendid main battle tank is almost impervious to the rocket propelled grenade, which is the weapon of choice of the enemy.
kilograms of plutonium, could make a nuclear weapon.
kukri carried by Gurkha soldiers is a national weapon of Nepal and carried when the Gurkha is in civilian dress.
lethal weapon into the hands of its enemies.
It's a pretty lethal weapon in inexperienced hands.
Rail Gun: This highly accurate weapon uses a linear accelerator to throw a depleted uranium slug at an incredible rate of speed.
Nonlethal weapons are legal with respect to jus in bello if the effects of the weapon are not long-term, debilitating, or irreversible.
megaton weapon called Violet Club.
mentalism's most potent weapon.
The new design does not require any modification to the mating weapon connector or aircraft.
Weapon No 312 Bayonet Triangular Common Socket - Prior to 1814 A pattern bayonet used on British smooth bore muskets prior to 1814.
Even possession of a (normally) two-handed weapon such as the spear didn't obviate the necessity of acquiring empty-handed skills.
The rear sight should not obtrude anymore than necessary above the weapon itself.
parry with a weapon.
If you usually carry a penknife, make sure you leave it behind as the police could conceivably construe it as an offensive weapon.
Tina is a highly ranked squash player in Austria and is Marcel's secret weapon for the team event in Vienna.
His examples will run from bee-keepers and pigeon-fanciers to those anxious and willing to use poison gas, the period weapon of mass destruction.
On the other hand, the weapon models are very good some even looking like they have more polys than the player models.
powerful weapon yet to schedule against east 0 an hour.
The Charter neither expressly prohibits, nor permits, the use of any specific weapon, including nuclear weapons.
When a uranium-tipped weapon hits an object, it produces a vapor that is weakly radioactive.
highly radioactive fallout would be generated even by a small nuclear weapon detonated just below the Earth's surface.
Weapon No 215 Pistol revolver Pin Fire An 11 mm, smoothbore double and single action revolver.
The Tomorrow People: Secret Weapon - Thames TV's 70's sci-fi romp continues it DVD releases.
The weapon, tho, has not been used of late and is rather rusty.
After a colored sash is finished, it is possible to take a weapon grading.
scorched by the heat of that weapon, seemed to be in a fever ' .
secret weapon is repetition, making the eventual break away from the pattern stronger.
serviceable nuclear weapon.
In so doing he gave away a highly serviceable political weapon.
The traditional Irish shillelagh or cudgel is one example of a weapon made with this wood.
The all-woman shortlist, in short, has been a crucial weapon in the fight to secure more women MPs representing Welsh seats.
Question for the family: Which is the better weapon for urban law enforcement, the combat carbine or the combat shotgun?
He persisted in sending shrapnel - a useless weapon in trench warfare.
The siege Tower was an invaluable Medieval siege attack weapon.
But the funny remark made with apparent sincerity was not the only weapon in her humorous armory.
Original name: -. Demyx, the Melodious Nocturne, uses a sitar as his weapon.
No in-game yet as we are still needing a weapon skinner.
A sling shot in my hands is a kid's toy A sling shot in my hands is a kid's toy A sling shot in David's hand was a mighty weapon.
An economic weapon, wheat smut, designed to attack crops, was also being experimented with.
The weapon shown has a solenoid fitted on the right hand side of the body.
However, putting a culture containing millions of bacillus anthracis spores into a form that makes an effective weapon is not easy.
standoff weapon system called Storm Shadow has also been an outstanding success.
strength in depth, in all areas of advanced weapon defense technologies.
These include kick, lightening strike, weapon strip frying pan to the head and penalty box.
Every move that Ryu pulls off with every weapon looks completely realistic and supremely stylish.
Weapon: Horn on top of head, which can also power teleportation.
thousandth time, that you never put your absolute faith in any safety device on the weapon.
The Mangonel was an invaluable Medieval siege attack weapon, similar to a catapult which worked by using torsion or counterpoise.
For the first time since the Greek trireme the ship reemerged as a weapon in its own right.
The Effects of Anthrax In 1941 the Russians developed tularemia as a biological weapon.
After a quick twirl of the weapon to show off, she punched with her left and staked with her right.
two-handed weapons do not have the ability to trap an opponent's weapon.
Unlockable: Ultima weapon You must get the ultima weapon You must get the Ultima Recipe in the basement of the mansion in Twilight Town.
Then thirdly, he was unconventional in that he used an unconventional weapon.
Donald Martin's witness box weapon of choice was pure vitriol.
Tho the machine guns seem weak, they are the best and most accurate weapon if used correctly.
Yesterday, another activist was arrested for possessing an offensive weapon, taking the total number of arrests to 39.
MULDER: So this is definitely the murder weapon?
Iraq could make nuclear weapon in months to a year once it acquires sufficient weapons-grade fissile material.
whirling saw blade with a powerful electrical charge to create a deadly close-combat weapon.
Though rejected by the Jesuits, who found peripatetic formulae a faithful weapon against the enemies of the church, Cartesianism was warmly adopted by the Oratory, which saw in Descartes something of St Augustine, by Port Royal, which discovered a connexion between the new system and Jansenism, and by some amongst the Benedictines and the order of Ste Genevieve.
gun, a shielded quick-firer (see ORDNANCE: Field Equipments, for illustration and details); this weapon was the forerunner of all modern models of field gun, and is handled on tactical principles specially adapted for it, which gives the French field artillery a unique position amongst the military nations.
In his Autobiography he alleges that he learned from the Provincial Letters of Pascal " to manage the weapon of grave and temperate irony, even on subjects of ecclesiastical solemnity."
It took up, too, the Democratic weapon of states' rights, and in New England carried sectionalism dangerously near secession in 1808, and in 1812-1814,during the movement, in opposition to the war of 1812, which culminated in the Hartford Convention (see Hartford).
Their great weapon was their logic; and a logician, as Pascal says, must be very unfortunate or very stupid if he cannot manage to find exceptions to every conceivable rule.
The crook which figures among royal and divine insignia may go back to the boomeranglike object which was a prominent weapon in antiquity (Muller, 123 sq.).
The breaking short of the shaft of the assegai when the weapon was used at close quarters was already a common practice among the Ama-Zulu, but Chaka had the shaft of the assegais made short, and their blades longer and heavier, so that they could be used for cutting or piercing.
Oratory is no longer an independent voice appealing to sentiments of Roman dignity, but the weapon of the "informers" (delatores), wielded for their own advancement and the destruction of that class which, even in their degeneracy, retained most sympathy with the national traditions.
It is, however, as Cardinal Hergenrdther points out, possible to exaggerate its importance in this respect; a charter purporting to be a grant by an emperor to a pope of spiritual as well as temporal jurisdiction was at best a double-edged weapon; and the popes generally preferred to base their claim to universal sovereignty on their direct commission as vicars of God.
aex; a word common, in different forms, in the Teutonic languages, and akin to the Greek d Lvrt; the New English Dictionary prefers the spelling "ax"), a tool or weapon, taking various shapes, but, when not compounded with some distinguishing word (e.g.
Of tales relating to the east there survive the Weapon-firth cycle - the tales of Thorstein the White (c. 900), of Thorstein the Staffsmitten (c. 985), of Gunnar Thidrand's Bane (1000-1008) and of the Weapon firth Men (975-990), all relating to the family of Hof and their friends and kin for several generations - and the story of Hrafnkell Frey's Priest (c. 960), the most idyllic of sagas and best of the eastern tales.
Once you have any kind of weapon, you might start looking for small, puny creatures to kill for XP.
Highly radioactive fallout would be generated even by a small nuclear weapon detonated just below the Earth 's surface.
Weapon No 215 Pistol Revolver Pin Fire An 11 mm, smoothbore double and single action revolver.
Surprisingly the weapon we found least useful was the rocket launcher, acquired about half-way through the game.
The Tomorrow People: Secret Weapon - Thames TV 's 70's sci-fi romp continues it DVD releases.
The world, scorched by the heat of that weapon, seemed to be in a fever '.
Their secret weapon is repetition, making the eventual break away from the pattern stronger.
Some of these countries are now a short time away from having a serviceable nuclear weapon.
The Siege Tower was an invaluable Medieval siege attack weapon.
A sling shot in my hands is a kid 's toy A sling shot in David 's hand was a mighty weapon.
Weapon No 241 Pistol Single Shot.410 inch Caliber This Belgian single action pistol has a smoothbore barrel.
However, putting a culture containing millions of Bacillus anthracis spores into a form that makes an effective weapon is not easy.
One notably agile Luggage has a secret weapon: it squirts derisive jets of water at opponents from its keyhole.
The first operational use of the new standoff weapon system called Storm Shadow has also been an outstanding success.
It became a major weapon in Mahatma Gandhi 's struggle for Indian independence.
Let me say, for the thousandth time, that you never put your absolute faith in any safety device on the weapon.
No one, he claims, has asked for self-government, and, moreover, democracy itself is a two-edged weapon.
Most short, two-handed weapons do not have the ability to trap an opponent 's weapon.
Unlockable: Ultima Weapon You must get the Ultima Recipe in the basement of the mansion in Twilight Town.
Donald Martin 's witness box weapon of choice was pure vitriol.
Gauntlet: The gauntlet combines a whirling saw blade with a powerful electrical charge to create a deadly close-combat weapon.
I am sorry if the db where you has been wielded as a weapon to bash other Christians.
The weapon must be wielded in both hands at all times to either cause damage or to parry.
In an attempt to debilitate her opponent on the video game, she moved his weapon so that he couldn't find it.
Concealed weapon: Obviously, this needs to be quite small if you're going to wear it.
No trip to buy hunting gear is complete without ensuring that you have the proper weapon and ammunition.
The type of weapon you use depends on the game you hunt and the hunting season.
Avoid using the children as a weapon against your spouse.
Plant sterols and stanols for heart disease are the latest natural health weapon against high cholesterol and associated risk for heart disease.
Other painful ailments such as headaches and backaches may be also somewhat relieved through the consumption of ginger.Another weapon in the ginger arsenal is the ability to fight menstrual symptoms.
Now I have new secret weapon; I'm delighted!
Choose the best quality you can afford, as concealer is a 'secret weapon' in cosmetics you may not want to skimp on.
Rail of War Extended - Select your own train engine, truck and weapon and choose your speed.
Heavy Weapon - Beat the commies with your chosen heavy weaponry in this fast-paced game.
Popular war games on this site include Risk, Destroyer, Rail of War Extended, Heavy Weapon and many more.
Page kits and ready-made layouts are another weapon in the fast and easy scrapbooking arsenal.
Sometimes in life it's the only weapon we've got."
Try not to get physical in retaliation as you can never be sure whether someone has a weapon.
In addition to the home tour, you'll cruise past many sites of movie magic, like the house that "exploded" in Lethal Weapon and the fire escape where Julia Roberts and Richard Gere sealed the deal in Pretty Woman.
His service comes as a result of felony weapon and drug charges from 2006.
March 2006 - Arrested in Florida for his alleged involvement in a shoot-out and charged with two counts of carrying an unregistered concealed weapon.
The San Diego District Attorney's office has charged Malil with attempted murder with special circumstances of premeditation causing great bodily injury and using a deadly weapon.
Mel Gibson has also become a successful producer and director, beginning with the first Lethal Weapon film.
Rip Torn - In 2010, Rip Torn was caught inside a closed bank after hours, carrying a weapon.
Mel Gibson soared to the A-list as an affable cinematic heavyweight with starring roles in Mad Max and Lethal Weapon, as well as directing and producing credits for Braveheart and The Passion of the Christ.
Gold from a Weapon - Here is yet another glitch to give you virtually limitless gold.
Ride a horse and wield your most expensive weapon.
At either location, go to the barter screen and sell your equipped weapon.
This game introduces a new weapon (the crossbow) and has one returning character: Reznov from World at War.
The shields will come down faster than any other weapon you might use.
First you must make sure you have a ranged weapon.
A good strategy is to use the longbow as your main weapon.
The grenade launcher might seem like an intimidating weapon, but if you use it against someone, it will hardly do any damage unless you hit that person directly.
Try to get this weapon before you congregate at the red smoke.
Across the water there is a house with a SCAR weapon.
If you sign up for the Battlefield: Bad Company e-mail newsletter, it's possible that you could receive an unlock code for a Beta Weapon.
Something else to do to unlock a weapon?
Go to Bad Company website and register an account, then check your online stats to unlock the weapon.
The regular sword can be quite fun in this game, but you can take the adventure much further by equipping your hero with a chainsaw as a secondary weapon.
Instead of guns, you use a weapon that resembles a light-saber to dispatch your opponents.
This will let you fight as Eyedol, a beast with two heads and a club as a weapon.
Just about anything you can think of to use as a weapon is available.
To carry a third weapon with you over these areas, you can make use of the glitch in the game.
In this sense, you can "drag" a specialty weapon -- like a rocket launcher -- with you into key sections of Black.
One of the unique features of Borderlands the game is weapon and item capabilities.
The weapon and item system is completely randomized.
Most of your opponents will be after you so one weapon against them is the non-racing traffic.
The best weapon is the Kak 98, since it is the most powerful gun in the game.
The one complaint I had about the previous game was that you end up with so many weapon and soul choices, but you only end up using one set that you get used to and rarely have the need to diversify your tactics.
As you start to reload, switch to a different weapon.
Switch back and your weapon will be reloaded 3-5 times faster.
Use a powerful weapon, like the rocket launcher or shotgun for quick results.
Since you cannot carry every weapon or item you find, you need to find a safe place to stash them.
Weak opponents can be defeated easily by using kicks and a taser weapon.
Use guns, your handy equipped taser, or whatever material you can find (like a lead pipe) as a weapon.
Each weapon you consider picking up will be compared to the one you already have equipped.
Any red displays are worse than your existing weapon.
Certain weapon items like crowbars, shovels, fire axes and sledgehammers will also help you access blocked off areas.
With a pistol, it will take two shots; with any other weapon, one.
At the beginning of the town is a Carbine weapon.