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flak

[flak]
(ordnance)
Explosive or exploding missile fired from antiaircraft cannon.
Antiaircraft cannon, as in flak battery or flak installation.

flak

The fire from anti-aircraft artillery that appears as small puffs in the sky. These puffs are generated when shells of air defense guns self-destruct at the end of stipulated period of flight after failing to impact the enemy aircraft.
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Always closely in touch with childrenCOs fads and crazes, the Flik Flak brand makes telling the time fun with colour-coded hour and minute numbers.
It would be now that Flak Jacket would be sent to the races, running four, maybe five times before the Goodwood contest arrived.
The city was burning, bombers were going down, flak was coming up, fighter flares were turning night into day, and we were struggling to get along in old "Able Mabel," the most venerable of all our squadron aircraft with more than 120 "ops" painted on her nose .
Reports said that with the flak jacket intact, investigators could have pinpointed exactly where the two bullets entered and whether they would have been stopped by protective plates.
Serena and I have taken a lot of flak, so I felt I had to take one for the team.
But only later did Donaldson learn his ABC producer, David Kaplan, had suddenly changed his mind and decided to trail him in an unprotected van marked "TV," even refusing an offer of a flak jacket.
We are very pleased with the progress and results to date from this week's testing, which builds on our participation at the previous Mobile WiMAX PlugFest," stated Tom Flak, Senior Vice President of Product Strategy at SOMA Networks.
In January, the two foundations (one having a height of 35m with the second being 40m high) for the Kriegers Flak Offshore Substations left the port of Ostend, Belgium with destination Koege in Denmark.
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PAUL LAMBERT hopes dissenting Aston Villa fans aim their flak at him rather than his struggling players.
But he reckons St Mirren are better equipped to mount a charge up the table after all the flak they copped.
This after his comments drew serious flak from the West Bengal Congress.