Bola


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Bola

 

(also bolas; from the Spanish bola—ball), a hunting missile weapon consisting of round stones wrapped in hide attached to the ends of thongs or clusters of thongs. Bolas are mainly used by Patagonian Indians in the pampas of South America for hunting guar. Similar weapons were also used by the Chukchi and Koriaki of northeastern Siberia for hunting birds.

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Speaking to the Journal from the immigration centre, Bola said she feared for the safety of her son in returning to Nigeria.
En la voragine de la violencia son usadas estas bolas para linchar mediaticamente a cualquiera, quemar autos, destruir edificios catalogados, arrasar a su paso cuanto dispongan sus manejadores, aplaudir a los asesinos, y maldecir a los inocentes.
Acredita-se que a manutencao da posse de bola ofensiva represente uma maneira eficiente de defender-se e ao mesmo tempo ensinar elementos fundamentais do jogo, mesmo durante as partidas competitivas, mas a questao gira em torno da possibilidade de aplicacao desta estrategia de jogo em uma atmosfera onde a tecnica dos atletas e muito semelhante ou onde o resultado tenha uma significancia importante.
Se aplico la prueba de bola marcada a dos tipos de bolas diferentes, tomando 196 bolas con diametro de 90mm para ambas especificaciones.
By Volume 7, Bola had linked with the house producer at Park FX studio in Kumasi, who "programs the drum patterns and beats to suit" his voice and kologo, augmented by Gulugu drum and wia - a wind instrument.
lascamento (spalling): decorre do trincamento da bola a partir de defeitos de fundicao (rechupes) ou de moldagem.
En la fabricacion de bolas fundidas uno de los problemas mas
Mr Bola lost his life because of the carry-out meal he was carrying.
The class II genes of BoLA are located within two distinct regions of chromosome 23.