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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 .
Experience of the Oise in flood brings the two travellers into a life-threatening situation and the narrative transforms the benign waterway into a Gothic scene in which 'Death himself had me by the heels, for this was his last ambuscade, and he must now join personally in the fray' (p.
Robarts had also been at Colonia, in January 1763 when he had commanded the frigate Ambuscade, which formed one of a squadron of nine vessels under the command of John MacNamara which had attempted unsuccessfully to re-take the settlement for Portugal after it had been captured by the Spanish under Pedro de Cevallos.
lChaos before Mighty Mogul (David Nicholson/ Richard Dunwoody) lands the odds from Ambuscade (Mary Reveley/Peter Niven) in the conditions hurdle at Haydock.
Her husband and son are actually the men who cause her death, without being aware of it, by exposing her to Japanese bullets during the ambush: it is Granddad who tells her to bring lunch to the ambuscade in person, and Douguan, her son, who cries out at the sight of her, thus making her the first target in this battle.
Four are for Mary Reveley - Majed, Wellwotdouthink, Ambuscade and Programmed To Win.
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.
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.
contending with one another in the capturing of forts [[TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]] and in ambuscades [[TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]] and in all forms of mimic warfare; in fact, they shall do literal fighting with balls and darts as nearly real as possible, although the points of the darts shall be made less dangerous, in order that their game of combat may not be completely devoid of fear [[TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]], but may provide terrors [[TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]] and indicate to some extent who is strong-hearted [[TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]] and who not.
convoys and escorts; to plant ambuscades, and to put in practice every strategem for surprising or disturbing the enemy," wrote M.