Chinese alcoholic rice wine containers. Alcoholic beverage and the process of fermentation: The earliest archaeological evidence of fermentation and the consumption of alcoholic beverages was discovered in neolithic China dating from — BC.
Also, to lend necessary aid or resources to rescue a vessel or vehicle, or to enable the survival of an enterprise or undertaking; as a means of relief, this contranym probably has naval origins. Also, a quantity of gravel or similar broken material used to stabilize a bank, a bed, or a barrier by adding fill [v: Also, a metaphor for a crisis or critical event, as represented by the expression when Also, anything resembling a ball, from a globular finial to a round-bottomed flask.
Also, informal reference to a woman's breasts eg: Contrary to popular belief, the BALL TURRET was not occupied during take-offs and landings, neither did the gunner sit upside down in this rotating TURRET during flight operations; however, the space inside the dome was too restricted for the gunner to wear a parachute, so it was kept nearby inside the airplane cabin.
The BAMs responded to this characterization by dubbing the men: Unlike the other women's auxiliaries, the Marine Corps Women's Reserve does not have a cute acronym to identify it. Before women were accepted into military service during WWII, this acronym purportedly meant "Bad Assed Marine", referring to troublemakers and malcontents.
Early experiments with electrical circuits were surpassed by line-of-sight visual codes "tachygraphy": From toutilizing voltaic magnetism and galvanic deflection, many telegraphic systems were devised before Samuel F. Morse was credited with the "bi-signal" patent.
Although LANDLINEs were used to carry reliable and efficient signals, an experiment in attempted to transmit signal code directly through water without using underwater cable. The first woman to be certified as a telegrapher was Sarah G.
The presence of the telegraph during the Crimean War brought meddling bureaucrats and incompetent supervisors into annoyingly direct and interferingly immediate contact with battlefield commanders.
Bya mere thirty years after its inception, the "Victorian InterNet" could transmit a message around the world in only four minutes! The subsequent commercial codes, using abbreviations and substitutions, were designed to save transmission time and money, rather than to protect privacy.
The telephone was accidentally invented in while attempting to upgrade the duplex and quadruplex modes of telegraphy with an experimental harmonic multiplexer. Inautomatic telegraphy was married to a typewriter to form the teleprinter.
The wound from a bite usually feels extremely painful, as if branded by a hot iron, and does not subside for about a day afterwards; the surrounding flesh at the site swells and dies necrosisturning black within a few minutes, extending due to the volume and depth of venom, which highlights the puncture wound.
The distribution of this snake and its subspecies is extensive, including higher elevations and islands. War is never exclusively military, with American troops being dispatched as "social workers in uniform" in recent times, but they were previously sent forth as "global policemen" when international relations were more autonomous.
Horatio Nelson at Battle of the Nileas lyrics in a patriotic song eg: And gentlemen in England now a-bed Shall think themselves accursed they were not here, And hold their manhoods cheap whiles any speaks That fought with us upon Saint Crispin's day.
Originally a wide leather belt with loops for each additional SHELL, but has evolved into a belt of pouches containing clipped ammunition, ready for stripping into empty magazines MAG. Also, in publishing and computer jargon, slang for the 'exclamation point'!
Also, a slope or acclivity.
Also, the inclination of an angled road or track; also called "cant". Also, a number of similar objects or devices arranged in a line or tier so as to be able to act together.
Browning Automatic Rifle; a heavy.
Also, short for barrier, as an obstacle, hindrance, or obstruction; to be behind bars, or protected by a mosquito bar [nb: Also, a horizontal band on an heraldic shield.
Also, a linen covering for the throat and breast, formerly worn by women mourners, and now only by some nuns; also spelled 'barbe'.
Also, an obviously unpleasant or openly carping remark. Barbary Coast Wars Pinckney, who purportedly said "Not a penny!
Except for temporary positions eg: Also, any overwhelming quantity or volume, as of blows or complaints. Also, any tube-like passageway or throat-like enclosure, as in a Venturi tube, carburetor, or watch. Also, any unspecified large quantity.
Also, any case or container that's similar in form or function to a wooden barrel ie:While the writing is simple in Louis Chu's Eat a Bowl of Tea, the humor surrounding marital infidelity and sexual inadequacy in Chinese-American culture is spectacular.
I can't remember the last time I laughed so hard reading a book that I had to set it down to catch my breath, but this book delivers those moments with abandon/5. Fake News Papers Fake News Videos.
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