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raptor

1. another name for bird of prey
2. Informal a carnivorous bipedal dinosaur of the late Cretaceous period
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The Raptors (42-31) are the current leaders in the Atlantic Division with nearest rival Brooklyn Nets (39-33) just two and a half games behind.
Researchers will save themselves hours of difficulty in field ID of raptors by following Clark's insider tips in Chapter 2 (Raptor Identification, Ageing, and Sexing) on selecting the most accurate bird and raptor guides, avoiding common (and plentiful) pitfalls specific to raptor ID and using a camera as an aid for identifying difficult species.
Numerous studies have concluded that raptors are sensitive to environmental changes initiated by natural and anthropogenic causes (Rodriguez-Estrella et al.
The raptors that lived near T rex were the size of big poodles.
The general said, "To add to what we learned on our successful first operational deployment to the Utah Test and Training Range to drop JDAMs [joint direct attack munitions], fly against double-digit SAMs [surface-to-air missiles] at Nellis and work [close air support] with F-16 FAC-As, we will conduct our first routine peacetime exercise deployment by taking 12 Raptors to Alaska in June for Northern Edge.
Air Force to continue making F/A-22 Raptor aircraft through November 2007.
The raptor almanac; a comprehensive guide to eagles, hawks, falcons, and vultures.
The raptors also have a covering of downy feathers on their wings that help muffle the sound of their movements.
The new line-powered Raptors address this key issue by extending the reach of conventional standards-based DSL circuits to more than twice the serving area of traditional DSLAMs.
The Toronto Raptors are off to a disappointing home loss to the Miami Heat.
6 has divided testing on seven Raptors into three areas, Colonel Black said.