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AMBUSH

(language)
A language for linear programming problems in a materials processing and transportation network.

["AMBUSH - An Advanced Model Builder for Linear Programming", T.R. White et al, National Petroleum Refiners Assoc Comp Conf (Nov 1971)].

Ambush

 

the positioning of an army unit or of partisans, prepared well in advance and thoroughly camouflaged, on the most probable route of advance of an enemy with a view to defeating the enemy with a sudden strike, capturing prisoners, and destroying combat equipment. The Russian word for ambush, zasada, denoted the garrison in the cities of the Russian state of the 16th and 17th centuries. The zasada was headed by a voevoda (military commander or governor).

What does it mean when you dream about an ambush?

An ambush is a surprise attack. Concretely, it may represent some unpleasant surprise or unanticipated turn for the worse in one’s life. If one was headed for a clear destination at the time of the ambush, it may represent a sense of being blocked. Ambushes may also be more general symbols of sudden loss and emotional upheaval.

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BEIRUT: The Permanent Military Court convicted eight people Friday for belonging to an armed group aiming to assault individuals and property, commit murder after they had allegedly staged an Army ambush in Bahneen last year.
Baquba / National Iraqi News Agency / nina / Two militants of Daash were killed in an ambush northeast of Baquba.
Defence Minister Christoforos Fokaides was guest of honour aboard the Royal Navy submarine HMS Ambush, during an event hosted on Thursday by British acting High Commissioner, Lynda Burns, to highlight the strength of the defence and security cooperation between the UK and Cyprus.
May 25, 2015 (RUMBEK) -- An advisor to South Sudan's Lakes state governor, Elizabeth Poth Dumic has been found, three days after she fell into an ambush.
There were some Kenyan forces that escaped in the course of the ambush fighting," he said.
The police officers were travelling to Amshipora village, 60km south of the main city of Srinagar, to probe a local land dispute when the ambush occurred.
The ambush was a continuation of military's offensive against foreign and local militants in the tribal region that was intensified following a brutal attack on Peshawar's Army Public School that killed 149 people, including 132 children.
DONETSK (TAP) - Six Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in an ambush in the eastern Donetsk region, the Defence Ministry said in a statement on its website.
NNA correspondent in North Bek said on Wednesday that an ambush was set by armed Syrians against the Lebanese Army in Rahwe in Arsal region, causing injury for a number of army members who were rushed to Universal Hospital in Ras Blbeck and to other hospitals in the region.
Summary: Bloody ambush comes after ailing President Bouteflika won a fourth term in election marred by low turnout and allegations of fraud.
Manila: Communist New People's Army rebels issued an apology in connection with a March 2 ambush that resulted in a wounding of several civilians in Davao del Sur.
Pamela Ambush Burris, MSN, RN, FRE, Director of Education and Licensure at the Maryland Board of Nursing, has earned the advanced degree of Doctorate of Nursing practice (DNP).