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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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The aggressor not only chooses an end and has the means to reach that end, but also has done something active toward that end: "he has formed a plot, or is preparing an ambuscade, or .
lPeter Niven rides the first five winners at Kelso on Go Tally-Ho (Jonjo O'Neill), Local Customer and the Maltkin (Micky Hammond), and Ambuscade and Danza Heights (Mary Reveley), but the stewards refuse to let Graham McCourt give up the ride on Rawaan in the last so that Niven can go through the card.
50) causes Howard to undertake a one-man mission into the Union camp that echoes Carolina Bayard's similarly single-handed ambuscade.
In The Fashion (Jimmy FitzGerald) wins the novice chase from Regardless (John Blundell/Martin Brennan) and Ambuscade (George Moore) is too good for Highflying (Steve Muldoon /Roger Marley) in the juvenile hurdle.
when I was on Ayala Bridge, a flash report came on the ambuscade of Defense Secretary Juan Ponce Enrile (which he was to admit on Feb.
Jose Marie Santos, MBLT 2 commander, said the case was in connection with the killing of a Marine and the wounding of nine others in an ambuscade by communist rebels in Kalamansig, Sultan Kudarat.
And therefore, even before the ambuscade on Secretary Ponce Enrile, I had already ordered the enforcement of the proclamation.
Since January last year, the NPA has initiated 18 violent incidents such as abduction of civilians and government forces (six), bombings (five), burning of government and private equipment and facilities (five), assassinations (two) and ambuscade and robbery.
The Department of Justice (DOJ) will cite numerous ambuscades carried out by suspected communist rebels in the government's petition to legally declare the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and the New People's Army (NPA) as terrorist groups.
In order to thwart similar incidents of ambuscades to happen, the President sees the need to improve the intelligence gathering system of both the police and the military.
Also prohibited are aggressive action such as attacks, raids, ambuscades, land mining, and offensive military actions.
The book also narrated Japanese soldiers' retaliations following ambuscades of Filipino guerrillas; and Captain Kengo Watanabe's order to execute 10 American civilians in Aklan's village in December 1943.