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  • 101 Ground proximity warning system — (GPWS) is a system designed to alert pilots if their aircraft is in immediate danger of flying into the ground or an obstacle. Another common name for such a system is ground collision warning system (GCWS). Commercial aircraft The system… …

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  • 102 Ground-Based Midcourse Defense — (GMD) is a component of the national missile defense strategy of the United States administered by the U.S. Missile Defense Agency. Previously known as National Missile Defense (NMD), the name was changed in 2002 to differentiate it from other… …

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  • 103 Ground Control — Éditeur Sierra On Line Développeur Massive Entertainment Date de sortie 1 juin 2000 (États Unis) juin 2000 (France) Licence ? Version 1 …

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  • 104 ground lease — see lease Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. ground lease n. A leas …

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  • 105 Ground-penetrating radar — (GPR) is a geophysical method that uses radar pulses to image the subsurface. This non destructive method uses electromagnetic radiation in the microwave band (UHF/VHF frequencies) of the radio spectrum, and detects the reflected signals from… …

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  • 106 Ground directed bombing — (GDB) is a type of attack mission performed by ground attack aircraft. Aircraft are remotely guided from the ground with the assistance of a height and direction finding radar. In mature versions of the system, bomb release is controlled from the …

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  • 107 Ground conductivity — refers to the electrical conductivity of the subsurface of the earth.Radio propagationGround conductivity is an extremely important factor in determining the field strength and propagation of surface wave (ground wave) radio transmissions. Low… …

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  • 108 ground cock — ground ground, imp. & p. p. of {Grind}. [1913 Webster] {ground cock}, a cock, the plug of which is ground into its seat, as distinguished from a compression cock. Knight.{Ground glass}, glass the transparency of which has been destroyed by having …

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  • 109 Ground glass — ground ground, imp. & p. p. of {Grind}. [1913 Webster] {ground cock}, a cock, the plug of which is ground into its seat, as distinguished from a compression cock. Knight.{Ground glass}, glass the transparency of which has been destroyed by having …

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  • 110 Ground joint — ground ground, imp. & p. p. of {Grind}. [1913 Webster] {ground cock}, a cock, the plug of which is ground into its seat, as distinguished from a compression cock. Knight.{Ground glass}, glass the transparency of which has been destroyed by having …

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  • 111 Ground Pangolin — Ground Pangolin[1] Conservation status …

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  • 112 Ground speed — is the speed of an aircraft relative to the ground. It is the sum of the aircraft s true airspeed and the current wind and weather conditions; a headwind subtracts from the ground speed, while a tailwind adds to it. Winds at other angles to the… …

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  • 113 Ground-controlled interception — (GCI) an air defense tactic whereby one or more radar stations are linked to a command communications center guides interceptor aircraft to an airborne target. This tactic was pioneered by the Royal Air Force during the World War II, although the …

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  • 114 Ground effects — are parts of an automobile s lower body designed to enclose the gap between the bottom of the fuselage and the ground. The purpose of ground effects are to deflect air around the car rather than under it, reducing the lifting effect of air… …

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  • 115 Ground Level — was an Australian based electronic music production duo: David Walker (born November 17, 1967 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia) and Jean Marie Guilfoil (born February 25, 1968 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA).BackgroundGround Level is best known for… …

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  • 116 Ground effects lighting — Ground effects lighting, sometimes also called neon or neon ground effects, is a car customization in which lights are attached to the chassis so that they illuminate the ground underneath the car. Ground effects lighting is illegal in the state… …

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  • 117 Ground Mantis — is a common name given to various species of praying mantis believed to hunt on or near ground level rather than high amid foliage. Examples include: * Litaneutria minor (Minor Ground Mantis ] [ [http://insects.tamu.edu/research/collection/hallan/… …

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  • 118 Ground control — can meanIn aviation and spaceflight:* An air traffic controller or control function, in control of aircraft and vehicles in controlled areas (typically including taxiways and parking areas, but excluding runways) on the ground at an airport. Also …

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  • 119 Ground Zero (blues club) — Ground Zero is a blues club in Clarksdale, Mississippi that is co owned by Morgan Freeman, local attorney Bill Luckett, and Memphis entertainment executive Howard Stovall. It got its name from the fact that Clarksdale has been historically… …

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  • 120 Ground granulated blast furnace slag — (GGBS or GGBFS) is obtained by quenching molten iron slag (a by product of iron and steel making) from a blast furnace in water or steam, to produce a glassy, granular product that is then dried and ground into a fine powder.ApplicationsGGBS is… …

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